Counsel

Chris McGeever

Overview

Barrister

Chris accepts instructions across all of Chambers’ Practice Areas. He is a Pupil Supervisor and is part of Chambers' Pupillage Committee. Chris has particular experience in advocacy and drafting work arising from defended Consumer Credit claims, with a specialism in unsecured retail lending and motor finance. Recent successes in this field have included submissions on the application of the "worthwhile claim" test, on which Chris has previously written articles. He has experience in proceedings at the Court of Appeal, High Court, County Court and Employment Tribunal, having represented more than 1,500 clients in civil litigation across the jurisdiction.

For several years, Chris has been delivering client training seminars, covering practice areas including Consumer Credit, Real Property and Personal Injury. He also publishes online updates for legal professionals and practitioners.

Chris has previous experience as an Advocacy Manager at LPC Law, during which time he managed hundreds of advocates, maintaining consistently high standards of advocacy nationwide, and liaising regularly with professional clients. He was the firm's Conflict Officer, ensuring compliance with regulatory obligations.

Chris is appointed to The Football Association's National Serious Case Panel.

Particulars

Year of Call 2013


Specialist Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Lender Services
  • Insurance Services
  • Personal Injury
  • Housing
  • Insolvency

Appointments & Memberships

  • Pupil Supervisor
  • Chambers Pupillage Committee
  • The Football Association National Serious Case Panel
Education
  • University of Law, Bloomsbury - BPTC (Outstanding)
  • University of Cambridge (Trinity College) - BA (Hons) in Law
  • Winner, Inner Temple Rawlinson Cup
  • Winner, Inter-Inn Debating Competition
  • Winner, Trinity College Mooting Competition
  • Lizette Bentwich Prize for Law, Trinity College
Areas Of Practice
  • Commercial
  • Defamation
  • Motor Finance
  • Consumer Credit Claims, including 'Unfair Relationships'
  • Property & Housing Disrepair
  • Personal Injury
  • Costs & Litigation Funding
Memberships
  • The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple

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