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Justina Stewart

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Justina Stewart is ranked as a Leading Junior in Commercial Litigation, Banking and Finance, and Insolvency. Her practice encompasses the full range of commercial chancery and financial regulatory work.

Directory comments include:

  • Justina is brilliant. She is sensible, calm and organised as well as being really personable and a fantastic communicator…” (Banking & Finance, Legal 500 2021)
  • A highly intelligent and tenacious litigator, she is also far more financially literate than most barristers.” (Banking & Finance, Legal 500 2020)
  • … very good commercial application …” (Banking & Finance, Legal 500 2019)
  • Extremely bright, enthusiastic and commercial – she produces excellent written work and is able to both empathise with clients whilst providing well considered independent advice.” (Commercial Litigation, Legal 500 2021)
  • “A pleasure to work with. She has a great grasp of the detail and strikes a good commercial and pragmatic balance in her advice… the fine details and the quality of her work make her a real asset to any team.” (Commercial Dispute Resolution, Chambers & Partners 2021)
  • Strong, dynamic and commercial. She’s a force and great to use on difficult insolvency claims.” (Insolvency, Legal 500 2021)
  • Incredibly impressive and a force to be reckoned with.” (Insolvency, Legal 500 2020)

Justina’s cases include those with multi-jurisdictional elements, and matters which are notable for their complexity and novelty. She has extensive advocacy experience, and has appeared unled in significant matters.

Before coming to the Bar, Justina was an international investment banker, working with top-ranked corporate finance teams on complex transactions, predominantly in the oil & gas, electricity, banking, IT and telecoms sectors.

This, together with her economics degrees, gives Justina a level of financial acumen and familiarity with financial products that is rare at the Bar.

Justina is appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown.

Appointments & Memberships

  • Lincoln’s Inn
  • COMBAR
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Commercial Lawyers Fraud Association
  • Financial Services Lawyers Association
  • R3
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association

Education

• LLB (First Class)
• BVC (Outstanding, first in year group)
• GDL (Distinction)
• M.Phil (Economics) (Oxford)
• BSc.Econ (LSE)

Awards

  • Cassel Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)
  • Sunley Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)
  • Buchanan Prize (Lincoln’s Inn)

Languages

  • French (Fair)
  • Polish (Fair)

Justina Stewart is regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and holds a current practising certificate. If you are not satisfied with the service provided, please click here.

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Testimonials


“A pleasure to work with. She has a great grasp of the detail and strikes a good commercial and pragmatic balance in her advice… the fine details and the quality of her work make her a real asset to any team.” Commercial Dispute Resolution, Chambers and Partners 2021

“Justina is brilliant. She is sensible, calm and organised as well as being really personable and a fantastic communicator.” Banking & Finance, Legal 500 2021

“Extremely bright, enthusiastic and commercial – she produces excellent written work and is able to both empathise with clients whilst providing well considered independent advice.” Commercial Litigation, Legal 500 2021

“Strong, dynamic and commercial. She’s a force and great to use on difficult insolvency claims.” Insolvency, Legal 500 2021

“A highly intelligent and tenacious litigator, she is also far more financially literate than most barristers.” Banking and Finance, Legal 500 2020

“Incredibly impressive and a force to be reckoned with.” Insolvency, Legal 500 2020

 

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