Imogen Halstead

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Imogen’s practice covers the full range of commercial law, generally with a focus upon contractual disputes. Her analytical mind and attention to detail mean that she is well-equipped to deal with technical disputes and complex legal argument. She understands the financial pressures and realities of commercial litigation and gives pragmatic litigation advice.
Imogen’s recent instructions in this area include advice relating to pre-contractual misrepresentations inducing the purchase of a business as an ongoing concern, advice to partners as to the extent of property owned by the partnership and acting at trial on a dispute concerning liabilities between partners post-dissolution. Imogen has also advised on the breach of hire-purchase agreements between businesses and the enforceability of variations to commercial contracts.
Contested trials concerning unpaid invoices are a regular feature of Imogen’s practice in this area.
"Imogen has an exceptional eye for detail and is particularly determined on behalf of clients."
Legal 500 2023 (Property and Construction)
"Imogen provides robust advice, has excellent advocacy and communication with clients."
Legal 500 2023 (Chancery, Probate and Tax)
"She is an excellent and very approachable barrister. She is very thorough and knowledgeable and an amazing advocate."
Chambers UK 2022
"Robust, dependable and pragmatic advice. Excellent with clients in conference."
Legal 500 2022 (Chancery, Probate and Tax)
"Very good with clients, well organised, knowledgeable and commercial. Excellent on her feet – unfailingly courteous to both the court and her opponents."
Legal 500 2022 (Property and Construction)
“She's a rising star.” “Imogen is knowledgeable, decisive and works collaboratively with her instructing lawyers.” “She is very user-friendly, practical and gets on very well with the clients.”
Chambers UK 2021
“An extremely strong, confident advocate who instils that confidence in both instructing solicitors and clients.”
Legal 500 2021 (Chancery, Probate and Tax)
“Very sharp, good on her feet, approachable and personable with clients.”
Legal 500 2021 (Property and Construction)
“She is robust, articulate and intelligent. Clients are impressed by her and her advice is very pragmatic and on-point.” “Clients love her and she is able to pack a punch when necessary.”
Chambers UK 2020
Attorney General’s Civil Counsel – Regional C Panel (2018)
Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn
Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
Lord Bowen Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
1st Prize, Guildhall Chambers Civil Advocacy Competition
Chancery Bar Association
The Midlands Chancery and Commercial Bar Association (Secretary)
The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Midland Circuit
BPTC, “Outstanding”, University of the West of England
GDL “Commendation”, University of Law, Bristol
BA (Hons) Classics, Cambridge University

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