Leading commercial litigator joins CHW
Veteran advocate Warren Bank has joined the litigation team at law firm Cox Hallett Wilkinson Limited as Counsel.
Craig Rothwell, head of the litigation department at CHW, described Mr Bank as “a strong commercial litigator with extensive employment law experience and a proven background of achieving positive outcomes for his clients”.
The firm said Mr Bank is an experienced commercial and insolvency practitioner, with extensive courtroom experience ranging from urgent injunctions and applications to multi-week trials and appellate advocacy. He is also experienced in banking and financial matters and has also practised employment law.
Mr Bank originally qualified in South Africa, where he spent 20 years as an advocate at the Johannesburg Bar, with several stints as an Acting Justice of the Labour Court of South Africa. He has also acted as an advocate of both the High Court of Namibia (not practising) and the Appeal Court of Botswana (not practising).
CHW said Mr Bank emigrated to the United Kingdom and was Called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2014 at Gray’s Inn, joining St Philips Chambers.
In 2016, he joined the commercial litigation team at Kings Chambers, where he was ranked in The Legal 500 in 2021 as a Leading Junior (Band 3) on the Northern Circuit for Commercial Litigation.
The firm added that Mr Bank has published several articles on commercial and insolvency litigation, as well as editing a chapter for Kluwer Law: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments.
Ernest Morrison, managing director of CHW, welcomed Mr Bank to the firm, noting that “Warren’s valuable international legal experience in commercial litigation and his advocacy skills will complement the existing strengths of our well-established litigation department and will greatly benefit our clients”.