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 â??outstanding legal and technical expertise, his undoubted oral abilities at court hearings, and his ability to understand clients â?? needsâ??".

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 â??His wisdom is magisterial and I recommend him to anyone with commercial/chancery disputes.â?

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 â?? 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