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Michael Harvey QC

Call 1966 • QC 1982

"Very good and very clever. If you've got a detailed case he's the one you want."
(Chambers & Partners 2016)

Commercial

Selected Cases

  • Bank of Credit & Commerce Gibraltar v Spicer & Oppenheim [1999] – Rimer J, auditors’ negligence arising out of BCCI collapse (Cameron McKenna).
  • BCCI litigation in Cayman Islands [1998] – Claims against directors.
  • Dransfield v AIWA [1998] – Hong Kong minority shareholders dispute.
  • Interallianz v Allsop [1997] – Thomas J, valuers’ negligence (Cameron McKenna).
  • Deeny v Littlejohn Frazer [1995] – Lloyds litigation – auditors’ alleged negligence (Cameron McKenna).
  • Barlow Clowes Litigation [1994] – Investment advisers (Fishburn Boxer).
  • The Fiona [1993] 1 LR 257 & [1994] 2 LR 506 – Shipping, Hague-Visby Rules, dangerous cargo (Jarvis & Bannister).
  • VSO v Midland Bank v British Aerospace [1993] – Vinelott J. North Sea venture (Clifford Chance).
  • Transcontainer v Custodian Security [1988] 1 LR 128 – Carriage of goods – bailment (Crossman Block).
  • Abbey Life v Mortgage Systems Ltd – Insurance backed mortgage lending (Cameron McKenna).
  • British & Commonwealth v Atlantic Computers – Company takeover, claims against directors, auditors’ negligence) (Cameron McKenna).
  • Bradford & Bingley v Hays Burton – Standard form exclusion clauses (Cameron McKenna).
  • Wolverhampton v Herring Son & Daw – Rattee J, Company takeover and valuer’s negligence.
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Qualifications


  • Bencher & Past Master of Students, Gray’s Inn
  • Uthwatt & James Mould Scholarships, Gray’s Inn
  • MA, LLB (Cantab)

Memberships


  • Deputy High Court Judge (1995)
  • Recorder of the Crown Court (1986)

Recommendations


‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Chambers & Partners 2016

‘Leading Silk’ for Professional Negligence

Legal 500 2016

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Chambers & Partners 2015

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Legal 500 2015

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Chambers & Partners 2014

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Legal 500 2014

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Chambers & Partners 2013

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Legal 500 2013

‘Leading Silk’ for Insurance and Professional Negligence

Chambers & Partners 2012

‘Leading Silk’ for Professional Negligence

Chambers & Partners 2011


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