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Caleb Bompas

T: +44 20 7809 2996 M: +44 78 3478 0627 Email Caleb | Vcard Office: London

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Caleb Bompas Associate

Contact details

Caleb Bompas

Caleb Bompas
Associate

T: +44 20 7809 2996 M: +44 78 3478 0627 Email Caleb | Vcard Office: London

Caleb's broad practice covers the full ambit of dispute resolution and commercial litigation. He has a particular focus on contentious insolvency, and finance. He is quick to understand his clients' issues and provides practical solutions.
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Caleb has acted on a number of proceedings before the High Court and mediations. He is a commercial and pragmatic lawyer and works closely with a variety of third parties including barristers, foreign lawyers and experts.

Caleb advises clients in a wide range of sectors including insolvency practitioners, financial institutions, office holders, international auction houses and high-profile individuals.

Caleb's insolvency practice covers both corporate and personal insolvency. His particular focus is court driven and contentious matters, including Insolvency Act applications, full-blown litigation and other forms of dispute resolution.

  • Commercial litigation
  • Banking and financial services litigation
  • Restructuring and insolvency
Caleb has a broad commercial disputes practice which encompasses a wide variety of litigation and investigations.

Insolvency

Covering both corporate and personal matters, Julian acts for all stakeholders in the insolvency process. His particular focus is court driven and contentious matters, including Insolvency Act applications and full-blown litigation/dispute resolution.

Insurance dispute

Experience in both the obtaining of D&O policies as well as litigating on behalf of insureds for the recovery of payment from insurers pursuant to a D&O policy.

Investment banking litigation

Acted for a large hedge fund on a range of complex and high-value litigation relating to mis-management of investments by the fund manager.

Fraud and asset tracing

Caleb's work for insolvency practitioners often involves tracing the proceeds of fraud that has caused corporate or personal insolvency.

Trust litigation

Recent experience of litigation arising out Employment-Financed Retirement Benefit Schemes (EFRBS) and Employee Benefit Trusts (EBTs) set up for football players, sometimes with a divorce/family element.

More: Commercial litigation
Caleb has broad experience of achieving successful outcomes for clients in a range of high value disputes.

Investment banking litigation

Acted for a large hedge fund on a range of complex and high-value litigation relating to mis-management of investments by the fund manager.

Investor disputes

Acting in two sets of proceedings arising out of the fraud orchestrated by Bernard Madoff.

Insolvency

Caleb regularly advises, as creditors, financial institutions on how to recover their debts from recalcitrant, financially distressed or insolvent counterparties.

More: Banking and financial services litigation
Caleb has advised clients of all descriptions in relation to restructuring and insolvency situations.

Corporate insolvency

Advising insolvency practitioners on the full ambit of matters arising in corporate insolvency including: pre-pack sales, retention of title issues, antecedent transacations, validity of appointments, adjudication of proofs of debt, assignment of claims.

Bankruptcies

Advising on various personal insolvencies ranging from the domestic, involving sale and possession orders, eviction orders, setting-aside bankruptcy petitions, to the complex, involving recalcitrant individuals with multi-million pound debts and disputed assets in various jurisdictions.

Defending Directors

Advising former directors on a claim for breach of fiduciary duty brought against them by an administrator.

Acting for Creditors

Pursuing debt recovery for creditors , if necessary appointing receivers/administrators and winding-up companies.

Scheme of arrangement

Advising independent directors in a novel scheme of arrangement set up by a financial services company involving 2 million consumers. Stakeholders included regulatory authorities and 11 major banks.

More: Restructuring and insolvency
  • Art and cultural property
  • Banks and banking
Caleb accumulated significant experience in dealing with the many legal issues auction houses face whilst completing a 6 month secondment to Christie's.

Debt collection

Pursuing a European art gallery for debts via a European Payment Order.

Ad hoc in-house legal advice

Advising in-house legal teams of auction houses on a range of discrete contentious and non-contentious matters and providing legal updates.

More: ​Art and cultural property
Caleb has broad experience of achieving successful outcomes for clients in a range of high value disputes.

Investment banking litigation

Acted for a large hedge fund on a range of complex and high-value litigation relating to mis-management of investments by the fund manager.

Investor disputes

Acting in two sets of proceedings arising out of the fraud orchestrated by Bernard Madoff.

Insolvency

Caleb regularly advises, as creditors, financial institutions on how to recover their debts from recalcitrant, financially distressed or insolvent counterparties.

More: Banks and banking

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