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Record turnover for Exchange Chambers
6 April 2017

Exchange Chambers has announced record turnover of £28.7 million for the 2016/17 financial year - a rise of 12% on last year’s £25.7 million. The barristers’ Chambers, described as a “Northern powerhouse” by the independent legal directories, has now set its sights on further e...

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Steven Fennell to address Insolvency Lawyers’ Association Conference
27 March 2017

Steven Fennell from Exchange Chambers will be a guest speaker at this week’s Academic Forum and Annual Conference hosted by the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association....

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Lisa Linklater appears in precedent corporate insolvency decision of Norris J
20 February 2017

Lisa Linklater has represented the applicant administrators in the recently reported decision of Norris J in the Leeds District Registry in Re Graico Property Co Ltd (in administration) [2016] EWHC 2827 (Ch) (reporte...

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Exchange Chambers appoints Dr John Tribe as Academic Associate
30 November 2016

Exchange Chambers has appointed Dr John Tribe, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Liverpool, as an Academic Associate. Dr John Tribe is a leading researcher on insolvency law in the United Kingdom and has published widely on personal and corporate insolvency. He is also one of the joint editors of Muir H...

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Annual Insolvency Conference attracts over 100 delegates
10 November 2016

Exchange Chambers last week staged its Annual Insolvency Conference in Manchester and Leeds.  The long-standing event, which was attended by over 100 delegates, included talks from six members of Exchange Chambers’ dedicated insolvency team - ...

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Record Rankings in Chambers UK
3 November 2016

Exchange Chambers has secured its highest ever rankings in this year’s Chambers UK. With a number of Band 1 rankings across the Northern and North Eastern circuits, Exchange Chambers is praised for its “stellar reputation” and “broad sele...

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Exchange Chambers Annual Insolvency Conference 2016
19 October 2016

Join us for our annual Insolvency Conference 2016 with talks from six members of our specialist Insolvency Department. We are also pleased to welcome back our Professorial Associate, Professor...

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Exchange Chambers raises £11,700 for The Joshua Tree
3 October 2016

Exchange Chambers has raised £11,700 through its first fundraising initiative for The Joshua Tree, the Set’s official charity. The Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds based Chambers arranged an online auction thanks to a wide ...

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Exchange Chambers targets further expansion in Leeds
29 September 2016

Exchange Chambers has signalled its intent to further expand in Leeds by taking an additional 2000 sq ft of space at Oxford House, Oxford Row. Exchange Chambers opened in Leeds in 2010 and now has 29 barristers covering a wide range of practice areas including ...

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Record Legal 500 2016 rankings for Exchange Chambers
15 September 2016

Exchange Chambers has secured its highest ever rankings in the newly released, Legal 500, out this week. The Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds based Set is described as a “...

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Exchange Chambers further strengthens criminal department
7 September 2016

Exchange Chambers has further strengthened its criminal department with the arrival of Daniel Prowse as a new member. Called to the Bar in 2004, Daniel joins Exchange Chambers from Forbes Solicitors where he has been in-house counsel since ...

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Steven Fennell shortlisted for Insolvency Barrister of the Year Award
27 July 2016

Steven Fennell from Exchange Chambers has been shortlisted for the prestigious Insolvency Barrister of the Year Award at the Turnaro...

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Exchange Chambers boosts Manchester commercial team with new tenant
23 March 2016

Exchange Chambers has continued the expansion of its commercial department in Manchester by welcoming barrister James Malam as a tenant. James, who was called to the...

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Giles Maynard-Connor instructed to act in the Insolvency of SSI UK Ltd
9 October 2015

Over recent weeks Giles Maynard-Connor from Exchange Chambers has been dealing with the high profile insolvency of the Redcar based steel business operated by SSI UK Ltd now in liquidation. Instructed by Addleshaw Goddard LLP, Giles has been advising and has made numerous Court appearances. A published Ju...

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Success for Steven Fennell in challenge to administrator’s conduct
8 October 2015

Steven Fennell, instructed by David Sullivan of Eversheds, successfully represented Barclays Bank plc in an application to restore a company to the register to allow an independent liquidator to investigate matters prior to its insolvency and the conduct of its former administrator (Barclays Bank plc v Sharma [2015] EWHC...

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Exchange Chambers member appointed to expert advisory group in prestigious European project
23 February 2015

Lisa Linklater of Exchange Chambers’ commercial department has been appointed as a member of the prestigious expert advisory group on a project on Security Rights & the European Insolvency Regulation.  The expert advisory group includes legal experts from London, Spain, Poland, Germany, the Netherl...

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RECORD LEGAL 500 RANKINGS FOR EXCHANGE CHAMBERS
2 October 2014

Exchange Chambers has achieved its highest ever rankings in The Legal 500 United Kingdom. The Set has strengthened its position at the top of the rankings for the Northern Circuit while also climbing to its highest ever ranking for the North Eastern Circuit.  Members of Exchange Chambers are also ranked 47 t...

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Exchange Chambers Unveiled As Official Event Partner at Leeds Business Week 2014
24 September 2014

Exchange Chambers is delighted to support Leeds Business Week 2014 as an official event partner. Leeds Business Week, the UK’s biggest business week, runs from 13 - 17 October 2014 and features over 100 events dedicated to the business and wider community across the city. As an official business par...

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Steven Fennell joins Exchange Chambers
29 May 2014

Exchange Chambers has continued its expansion in Leeds by welcoming former solicitor Steven Fennell as a new member.  Steven qualified as a solicitor in 1996, as an insolvency practitioner in 1999, and a solicitor advocate in 2013.  He became a CE...

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