• Commercial Litigation 

    • Acted for a major bank in its defence of a $850 million Commercial Court fraud case. 
    • Represented individuals in a High Court fraud claim relating to the theft of Bitcoin.
    • Acted for Shakoor Capital Limited in High Court proceedings relating to the interpretation of complex finance documents used across the capital markets following its Loan Participation Notes being purportedly bailed-in by PrivatBank.
    • Represented a Cypriot lender in its High Court claim for specific performance of a €10 million loan agreement (Folgender Holdings Ltd; Elbogross SA v Letraz Properties Ltd & ors).
    • Represented an investment company in relation to its claim for breach of a shareholders’ agreement and its defence to an Unfair Prejudice Petition in the Chancery Division.
    • Acted for Generali Investments in respect of its claim for breach of contract against Sapinda for over €25 million and the Worldwide Freezing Injunction granted by the Commercial Court (GIE v (1) Amstel Securities LLP; (2) Sapinda Holding BV).

    Arbitration 

    • Acted for nine claimants in a large multi-jurisdictional SCC arbitration involving twenty fraud claims and two counterclaims. 
    • Represented Note Trustee and group of noteholders in two linked LCIA claims relating to the enforcement of the terms of US$375 million of Loan Participation Notes issued to finance PrivatBank, a major Ukrainian Bank.
    • Acted for a Healthcare M&A strategic and financial consultant in an LCIA arbitration relating to the performance of its contract with a life sciences and analytics company.
    • Acted for a BVI company in a LCIA arbitration relating to the breach of a Facility Agreement. 

    Advisory work

    • Advised the founder of a large Middle East private equity firm in relation to the firm’s provisional liquidators’ investigation into fund mismanagement and fraud.
    • Advised Franklin Templeton in their High Court and Court of Appeal challenge to an application by the International Bank of Azerbaijan for the recognition of a debt restructuring completed under Azeri law. 
    • Advised FCA regulated individuals in relation to disputes with Compliance Officer and FCA interviews.
    • Advised clients in relation to a partnership dispute between major debt fund partners. 
    • Advised on enforceability of put options in shareholders’ agreements between international parties. 
    • Advised an investment manager in relating to its defence of High Court claim.
    • Advised clients in relation to the preparation of Suspicious Activity Reports to the NCA.
    • Advised clients in relation to multi-jurisdictional defamation and malicious falsehood claims.
    • Advised a client in relation to Lord Dyson’s investigation into the 1995 Panorama interview with the Princess of Wales.
    • Law Society
    • Higher Rights of Audience, Civil Courts
    • International Bar Association
    • London Solicitor Litigation Association