Barrister

Brynn Yonger Banks

Year of call 1994

CC&P

Practice Summary

Brynn joined chambers from the corporate recovery team at what is now Bond Dickinson LLP. She currently combines her practice with a role on the intellectual property and commercial contracts team at Newcastle University.

Brynn’s experience includes:

  • Intellectual Property licensing issues
  • Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information requests
  • Employment and HR advice
  • Commercial contracts
  • Partnership disputes
  • Directors’ Duties
  • Company Directors Disqualification Act investigations and proceedings
  • Public Interest Winding up proceedings and provisional liquidator applications
  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • Education law advice
  • Legislative drafting during Committee and Report Stages in Parliament (House of Commons and House of Lords)
  • Criminal defence and prosecution

Brynn has worked at the Home Office on competitive tendering exercises for prison education contracts and drafting service level agreements, and at the House of Commons with the Government and Shadow Front Benches on the 1994 Criminal Justice and Public Order Bill and the Police and Magistrates’ Courts Bill. Her earliest practice was largely criminal, and she has also prosecuted for the CPS.

Areas of Expertise

Brynn is happy to advise across a range of general chancery and commercial matters, intellectual property, insolvency, employment and HR.

She is registered with the Bar Standards Board as a public access barrister, and is authorized to conduct litigation so can accept instructions direct from members of the public without referral by a solicitor.

Personal

Brynn runs a fully inclusive community youth theatre company which has performed all over the country, including in Stratford upon Avon as part of the RSC Summer Season 2015. For several years she was a governor at both a large comprehensive school and a primary school, and has acted as a non-executive director of several charitable organisations including Children’s International Summer Villages (CISV) and Mental Health Concern.