Iain Shipley

Practice Overview

Iain is a commercial Barrister with an extensive range of experience in civil disputes.  Iain joined Forum in 2020.  He is an experienced advocate, having previously worked as a Solicitor and Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Rights Civil Proceedings) appearing in the County Court on a daily basis in a wide variety of cases, including fast track trials, appeals, injunction applications, mortgage and leasehold disputes, and insolvency petitions.  He also appears in the High Court on a regular basis.

Iain is a qualified South African attorney, having completed his training contract at a large commercial law firm where he worked on a variety of commercial matters involving opinions on company law, contract law, and public procurement law, drafting and reviewing commercial contracts, and the establishment and restructuring of South African companies.

Clerk Details

Financial Services Litigation

Iain regularly advises on and drafts pleadings in financial mis-selling claims, including unfair relationship claims against banks for PPI mis-selling and secret and half-secret commission claims.

Iain also regularly appears in debt collection matters, return of goods applications, and claims involving credit hire.

Insolvency

Iain regularly appears in bankruptcy and winding up petitions and other insolvency-related hearings, including applications to set aside statutory demands and applications for validation orders, whilst assisting members of chambers with disputes involving Liquidators and Administrators.

Iain has also recently successfully obtained an order granting a director permission to be involved in a “phoenix company” under s.216(3) of the Insolvency Act 1986.

Property Litigation

Iain regularly appears in residential property disputes, including mortgage possession hearings and appeals, and residential tenancy possession proceedings.  Iain has acted for mortgagees, private and social landlords, and tenants.

Iain has also appeared in the magistrates’ court in liability order hearings and injunction applications for access to properties by utility providers

Practice Overview

Iain is a commercial Barrister with an extensive range of experience in civil disputes.  Iain joined Forum in 2020.  He is an experienced advocate, having previously worked as a Solicitor and Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Rights Civil Proceedings) appearing in the County Court on a daily basis in a wide variety of cases, including fast track trials, appeals, injunction applications, mortgage and leasehold disputes, and insolvency petitions.  He also appears in the High Court on a regular basis.

Iain is a qualified South African attorney, having completed his training contract at a large commercial law firm where he worked on a variety of commercial matters involving opinions on company law, contract law, and public procurement law, drafting and reviewing commercial contracts, and the establishment and restructuring of South African companies.

Clerk Details

clerks@forumchambers.com
020 3735 8070

Financial Services Litigation

Iain regularly advises on and drafts pleadings in financial mis-selling claims, including unfair relationship claims against banks for PPI mis-selling and secret and half-secret commission claims.

Iain also regularly appears in debt collection matters, return of goods applications, and claims involving credit hire.

Insolvency

Iain regularly appears in bankruptcy and winding up petitions and other insolvency-related hearings, including applications to set aside statutory demands and applications for validation orders, whilst assisting members of chambers with disputes involving Liquidators and Administrators.

Iain has also recently successfully obtained an order granting a director permission to be involved in a “phoenix company” under s.216(3) of the Insolvency Act 1986.

Property Litigation

Iain regularly appears in residential property disputes, including mortgage possession hearings and appeals, and residential tenancy possession proceedings.  Iain has acted for mortgagees, private and social landlords, and tenants.

Iain has also appeared in the magistrates’ court in liability order hearings and injunction applications for access to properties by utility providers

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