Paul Chaisty QC


Year of Call: 1982 Year of Silk: 2001

“One of the best commercial silks you could instruct anywhere. He has this fantastic ability to know what to say and what not to say. He is the quickest barrister I have ever come across.”

Chambers & Partners

Practice Overview

Paul is a leading specialist in chancery and commercial litigation across all fields especially commercial disputes, corporate shareholder actions, civil fraud, partnership, banking, sports law, and domestic and international arbitrations. Appears at all levels including Supreme Court/Privy Council, Court of Appeal, High Court and domestic and international arbitrations and is regularly instructed in litigation abroad including in the BVI, Cayman Islands, Singapore (where he is a registered overseas lawyer), the Isle of Man and in the Bahamas on an ad hoc basis.

A specialist trial lawyer with a strong reputation for tactical advice and ruthless cross-examination Paul regularly acts in connection with freezing injunctions, provisional liquidators, and associated interim applications. Rated as “Star of the Bar” since 2015. Deputy High Court Judge in Chancery Division and QBD. Also a full member of Kings Chambers, Manchester. 

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    Chambers & Partners 2015

    The latest Chambers & Partners directory was published on 30 October and Serle Court and its members continue to be highly... Read More

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    The Chambers 100 UK Bar

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  • “He is the most succinct counsel you will ever come across. He knows exactly what to say and what not to say. The judges love him.”

    Chambers & Partners
  • “He is a talented advocate who is very robust in his cross-examination; his advice has always been commercially sound and clients feel like he will fight their corner.”

    Chambers & Partners

Education & Qualifications

Nottingham University LLB First

Exeter College, Oxford BCL

Lincoln’s Inn: Hardwicke and Cassell Scholar

Appointments

Deputy High Court Judge authorised to sit in Chancery and Queen’s Bench Division and Mercantile Court.


Called to the Bar in the BVI and on ad hoc basis in the Bahamas.
Qualified mediator.

Memberships

COMBAR

Chancery Bar Association

Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association

Northern Chancery Bar Association

Awards

Chambers 100

Ranked

Chambers UK

Ranked - Leading Barrister

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers & Partners 2015

    The latest Chambers & Partners directory was published on 30 October and Serle Court and its members continue to be highly... Read More

    News

    The Chambers 100 UK Bar

    We are delighted that 4 members of chambers have been included in the inaugural Chambers 100 UK Bar. They are Alan Boyle... Read More