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John Litton QC joins Des Voeux Chambers

9 Oct 2017

DVC is thrilled to announce the arrival of John Litton QC who  joined us on 1st October.

John is admitted to the Bar of England & Wales, the Norther Ireland Bar, the Hong Kong Bar, the Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean (BVI), and the Dubai International Finance Centre Courts.

John has been in practice since 1991.  He was a member of the Attorney General’s ‘A’ Panel of Treasury Counsel for 7 years before taking Silk in the UK in 2010.

John practices in the United Kingdom and in Hong Kong.  In Hong Kong he handles a broad range of civil litigation matters and acts for both the Government and the private sector.  John additionally has an established rating & valuation practice as well as a thriving commercial litigation practice which includes shareholder and company disputes.

In the UK, he specialises in all matters relating to town and country planning, environmental law, highways, compulsory purchase & compensation, administrative law matters (including related human rights aspects).  He is ranked in Chambers & Partners UK, and the Legal 500 UK, where he is described as “fantastic on his feet, and clients are always impressed.”  He is also noted for being an “an incisive and approachable QC who is on the rise” and “a brilliant inquiry advocate”.