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Expert resume of Michael Brindle KC

Call date: 1975

Silk date: 1992

Summary of Practice

Work in the commercial/corporate sphere and in employment law. Emphasis on banking and financial services, company law, professional negligence in financial and commercial matters, insurance, arbitration and international trade. Experience in City-related matters, including litigation arising out of audits, take-overs and rights issues. Practice in chancery as well as commercial and common law courts. Sits as international arbitrator.

Recommendations (Practitioners' Guides)

Michael Brindle KC was awarded “Barrister of the Year” at The Lawyer Awards 2010 and is ranked in both Chambers UK & Legal 500 as a leading silk;

Education/Professional CV

Westminster School

New College, Oxford MA

Entrance Scholarship (Ella Stephens)

1972 First Class Hons Classics

1974 First Class Hons Jurisprudence

1976-82 Part-Time Lecturer at New College, Oxford - Jurisprudence

Member of Financial Markets Law Committee

Chairman of Advisory Council of “Public concern at work” Former Chairman of the Commercial Bar Association

Former Chairman of Bar Council Education and Training Committee and International Committee

Appointed to the SIAC, and Kuala Lumpur Panels of Arbitrators (Singapore and Malaysia) Appointed to the DIFC Courts Register of Practitioners (Dubai)

Recorder of the Crown Court 2001

Deputy High Court Judge 1999

Other Experience

Former Chairman of Trustees of “Public Concern at Work”. Former member of Financial Reporting Review Panel.

Special advisor to Trade & Industry Select Committee re “Export Licensing and BMARC”. Head of Chambers 2003 – 2008.

Working knowledge of French, Italian and Greek.