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Shantanu Majumdar KC

Call: 1992 | Silk: 2020

King's Counsel

Shantanu Majumdar KC of Radcliffe Chambers in Lincoln’s Inn in London, was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1992 and appointed as one of Her Majesty’s Counsel (QC now KC) in 2020.

He specialises in commercial dispute resolution in litigation, arbitration and mediation in the following fields:

  • Agency
  • Banking & Finance (including guarantees and indemnities, capital markets and derivatives, complex loan agreements, commercial trust structures, documentary credits, demand guarantees and performance bonds, factoring and invoice finance)
  • Company and Insolvency
    – Share purchase agreements and
    – Other shareholder claims (including unfair prejudice)
  • Civil Fraud & Asset tracing
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Engineering
  • Insurance & reinsurance
  • Jurisdiction and Conflict of Laws
  • Partnership and other joint venture disputes
  • Professional Negligence and Liability
  • Sanctions (he is one of the founders and directors of the London Sanctions Advisers Association)
  • Sale of goods & supply of services


Most of his cases involve international parties and foreign law and/or foreign procedure and/or foreign proceedings are common features.

He is frequently instructed direct by foreign lawyers.

"Very experienced and persuasive trial advocate - comfortable at all levels of tribunal."
Commercial Litigation, Legal 500 UK Bar 2021