Shantanu Majumdar




Commercial Dispute Resolution section, Chambers Guide 2012: "a junior with 'excellent legal and technical expertise' who 'really understands his clients' needs'".

Commercial Litigation section, The Legal 500 2011: "Shantanu Majumdar is valued for his ‘outstanding legal and technical expertise, his undoubted oral abilities at court hearings, and his ability to understand clients ’ needs’".

Professional Negligence section, The Legal 500 2011: Shantanu Majumdar is recommended

Shantanu Majumdar was described recently by a client as "urbane, approachable, erudite and possessing a quick, pragmatic and ready grasp of the essentials".

Professor Dominic Regan, the renowned commentator on civil litigation, recently said of Shantanu in his blog that “His wisdom is magisterial and I recommend him to anyone with commercial/chancery disputes.”

He undertakes litigation, arbitration and advisory work in the following fields:

Commercial / commercial chancery: Insurance, sale of goods, financial contracts, agency (including Commercial Agents), credit & security, banking and financial services (especially factoring, capital markets, guarantees and indemnities), insolvency and company, set-off, conflict of laws, fraud, economic torts, confidential information, directors and other fiduciaries, telecommunications (contract and regulatory).

Professional Negligence: Solicitors, barristers, brokers, financial advisers, accountants, surveyors and engineers - with particular expertise in the implications of limitation in this field.

Employment: Employment / Employment Appeal Tribunal (unfair / wrongful dismissal, discrimination & TUPE) and High Court (wrongful dismissal, covenants in restraint of trade, business secrets and confidentiality).

Telecommunications contract and regulatory.

Limitation: Advice, litigation and writing on the English Limitation Act.

Emergency interim relief: Freezing, anti-suit and other injunctions – prohibitory and mandatory; stop orders.

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Areas of Practice

Insurance & Reinsurance
Banking and Finance
Dispute Resolution

Year Qualified



Astbury Scholar of the Middle Temple, St John's College, Oxford, St Albans School