Iain Pester

Iain’s practice covers both general commercial and chancery litigation and advisory work, with a particular focus on the following:

•all aspects of civil fraud, including obtaining and responding to interim injunctions (freezing injunctions, search orders and orders preserving information in electronic form), and claims based on tracing, knowing receipt, dishonest assistance, breach of fiduciary duty, deceit and conspiracy to defraud as well as bringing and defending committal applications

•all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency (including director disqualification proceedings)
•shareholder, partnership and joint venture disputes
•professional negligence (solicitors, accountants and financial advisors)
•disputes relating to jurisdictional challenges and choice of law

In 2013, Iain was shortlisted for ‘The Chambers 100 UK Bar – The Juniors’ listing.
Contributed to


The effect of a bankruptcy order on an individual voluntary arrangement (IVA), its assets, and the creditors
Practice notes

This Practice Note, produced in partnership with Iain Pester of Wilberforce Chambers, looks what effect a bankruptcy order has on any pre-existing individual voluntary arrangement (IVA) that the bankrupt has entered into with their creditors, including what happens to the assets comprised in the IVA, and the rights of the IVA creditors.

Practice areas


  • BA (Oxon) First Class Honours, BCL First Class Honours


  • Contributing Author


  • University of Oxford

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