Stephen Robins Called to the Bar 2001

Stephen specialises in the fields of insolvency and restructuring, banking and finance, commercial dispute resolution and civil fraud. His practice areas also include company law, real property, insurance and financial services.

Stephen has been instructed in 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 Heritable, Nortel/LehmanEL Trigger).

Major cases in which Stephen has been instructed in recent years include Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (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), Kaupthing (for the winding-up board), African Minerals (for the administrators), London Mining (for the administrators), 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 four practice areas by Legal 500 and in three practice areas by Chambers & Partners UK Bar (within Band 1 for Insolvency & Restructuring). Comments include: “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 2020); “Ferociously bright, and someone who drafts brilliantly, turns advice around incredibly quickly and is a pleasure to deal with” (Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2019); “Stephen Robins is an intellectual and legal powerhouse. He is absolutely superb in terms of complex, technical legal problems and really analysing and providing concise, helpful advice” (Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2018); and “Very bright, massive energy, very committed to his client’s cause” (Legal 500 2017).

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