Stephen Robins Called to the Bar 2001

Stephen practises principally in the fields of insolvency and restructuring, civil fraud, commercial dispute resolution, and banking and finance, although he is also experienced in cases involving company law, real property, insurance and financial services.

Stephen has substantial experience of conducting heavy trials (both in the Chancery Division and in the Commercial Court) and has also been involved in a considerable amount of appellate work, including numerous cases in the Court of Appeal (Peak Hotels, Fraser Turner, Titan, IBRC, Lehman Waterfall I, Lehman Waterfall II, Firth RixsonTambrookOvenden Colbert, Tiuta, Atrium) and the Supreme Court/Privy Council (Lehman Waterfall I, BONY Mellon v LBG Capital, PwC v Saad, Singularis v PwC, Rubin v EurofinanceLandsbanki v HeritableNortel/LehmanEL Trigger).

Major cases in which Stephen has been instructed in recent years include London Capital & Finance (for the administrators), London Oil & Gas (for the administrators), Carillion (for the official receiver and the special managers), Debenhams (for the administrators), Thomas Cook (for the official receiver and the special managers), Peak Hotels (for the liquidators), African Minerals (for the administrators), London Mining (for the administrators), Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (for the administrators),  Kaupthing (for the winding-up board),  Afren (for the administrators), IBRC (for the liquidators), Landsbanki (for the winding-up board), Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities (for the SIPA trustee), Hellas (for the liquidators), Rangers (for the administrators), Luminar (for the administrators) and MF Global (for the Chapter 11 trustee).

Stephen is recommended in three practice areas by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners UK Bar (and within Band 1 for Insolvency & Restructuring). Comments in recent editions include: He is a corporate insolvency supremo – he has a first-class brain and is a great team player. He’s one of the most able juniors at the Bar” (Chambers & Partners UK Bar); “One of the true leading senior juniors at the insolvency bar; prodigiously hard-working and intelligent” (Legal 500); “One of the best juniors I have instructed” (Legal 500).

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