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James Morgan KC

Call: 1996 (England and Wales); 2024 (BVI) | Silk: 2017

King's Counsel

James Morgan KC is a highly-regarded commercial practitioner, with particular expertise in the fields of restructuring and insolvency, company and commercial dispute resolution. He has a wealth of trial experience (including cross-examining experts) and considerable expertise in applications for interim relief, including freezing orders and injunctions. James is featured as a leader in his fields of expertise by both Chambers UK Bar and The Legal 500 UK Bar. James also sits as a Deputy High Court Judge (Chancery) and as a Recorder of the County Court. James is called to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, British Virgin Islands

James is experienced in dealing with cross-border issues in commercial and insolvency litigation. He has recently appeared in the Privy Council on an appeal from the Eastern Caribbean CA (BVI) concerning the interaction of arbitration and insolvency law. He has previously appeared in the Gibraltar Court of Appeal and been involved in applications for recognition of Hong Kong bankruptcies and a British Virgin Island liquidation. He has ongoing cases involving issues of Jersey law and German law where it has been necessary to liaise closely with local lawyers in those jurisdictions. He also successfully acted for an African oil company in an ICC Arbitration.

"Technically he's fantastic and he's always well prepared. He's also very persuasive and has the ear of the judges."
Restructuring/Insolvency, Chambers UK Bar 2021