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My particular areas of specialism are banking and finance disputes. I am regularly instructed in relation to substantial shareholder and joint venture disputes, frequently involving allegations of fraud.

I am a consultant in the Dispute Resolution department at Fladgate.

My practice has traditionally been claimant focused, generally bringing claims against large institutions, although I am equally adept at defending clients, with notable success, particularly in the unfair prejudice arena.

I have expertise in the litigation funding arena. Through my connections, I am able to assist clients in securing funding solutions to enable them to bring their claims.

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Expertise

Dispute Resolution

Commercial Litigation

Litigation Funding

Group Litigation

International Arbitration

Banking and Finance Law

Financial Services

Financial Services Law

Experience

  • Acting for 33,000 claimants in the claim against The Royal Bank of Scotland plc and others in proceedings pursuant to section 90 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 in relation to the 2008 Rights Issue.
  • Acting for a financial services firm in the prosecution of its claim for commission against its former client, an international maritime group.
  • Acting for the Respondent in an ICC Arbitration in relation to the exercise of a put option pursuant to the provisions of a shareholders’ agreement in relation to a Polish real estate fund.
  • Otkritie International Investment Management Limited & Others v Georgy Urumov & Others [2014] EWHC 191 (Comm) – acting for three of 14 defendants in relation to an alleged conspiracy to defraud in the sum of US$160 million in relation to the trading of Argentinean sovereign debt.
  • Acting for a member of the Kuwaiti royal family in LCIA arbitration proceedings in relation to the construction of a luxury yacht, valued at €38 million.

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