Commercial, Chancery & Insolvency


Oriel Chambers has a reputation for excellence in the fields of Commercial, Chancery and Insolvency.  The members of our CCI Group combine the rare ability to deliver technical legal knowledge and expertise in the approachable and user-friendly manner that Oriel is renowned for.

Karina Champion, our CCI Group Chair, is the secretary to the Liverpool Business & Property Group Forum, which promotes knowledge sharing in this area of practice across the region.

Our CCI barristers advise and regularly appear on behalf of clients in a variety of matters, including:


·      Banking
·      Asset Finance
·      Invoice Financing
·      Insurance
·      Contract Disputes
·      Partnership Disputes
·      Unfair Prejudice Claims
·      Intellectual Property
·      Data protection and privacy
·      Professional negligence
·      Corporate and Personal Guarantees and


·      Wills, Trusts and Probate
·      Inheritance Act Claims
·      TOLATA Claims
·      Boundary Disputes
·      Landlord and Tenant (Commercial and        Residential)


·       Bankruptcy
·       Individual Voluntary Arrangements
·       Winding-Up Proceedings
·       Company Voluntary Arrangements
·       Administration
·       Administrative Receivership
·       Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidation
·       Members Voluntary Liquidation

Our CCI Group barristers are happy to informally discuss matters with professional clients prior to receiving formal instructions.


Approachable and cohesive
group of practitioners.

Oriel Chambers Family Team has a very well respected reputation as an able, approachable and cohesive group of practitioners both in the North West and nationally.

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Paul Brant is “Extremely adaptable and client-friendly". "He has particular expertise in financial litigation matters" and "experienced across a breadth of commercial matters. ”

Paul Brant - Legal 500

John Gray ‘ has a persuasive, charismatic style in the courtroom. Judges respect him.’

John Gray - Legal 500

Peter Cowan is an extremely established disease practitioner. He is a sensible negotiator who is well prepared in court and in demand in the market.” “Very thorough and experienced.”

Peter Cowan - Chambers UK Bar Guide 2020

"Expertise in a range of matrimonial finance matters. She is also recognised for her expertise in TOLATA cases".

Kate Huyton - Legal 500

Richard Bradley is Extremely approachable, accessible and well prepared” "Forceful, knowledgeable and well-respected" - "Extremely approachable, accessible and well prepared" - "Technically very able"

Richard Bradley - Legal 500

John Gray ‘ has a persuasive, charismatic style in the courtroom. Judges respect him.’

John Gray - Legal 500

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