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Kirkland & Ellis

Commercial and Corporate Litigation

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What the team is known for

Sophisticated litigation team well known for its experience acting in high-profile and complex disputes. Frequently advises clients on cross-border matters including shareholder actions, commercial claims and contested corporate transactions. Particular expertise representing private equity firms.

Strengths

"The lawyers are very commercial in their approach," reports an interviewee, adding: "They are down to earth, easy to deal with and incredibly hard-working."

One client says: "They can put together a good team that is creative with a commercial approach and the ability to handle complex issues."

Work highlights

Acted for Wyndham Destination Network in an M&A dispute with the purchaser of the European arm of its business, which was sold in 2018. The purchaser sought over £36 million in damages for the alleged failure to indemnify against costs relating to the transfer of contracts to the purchaser group.

Notable practitioners

Noah Stewart-Ornstein assists clients in a range of disputes, particularly in connection with joint venture and shareholder agreements and complex contractual claims.
"Noah is a formidable lawyer with an amazing ability to digest complex bundles of information and a very good tactical approach. He fiercely protects his clients' interests and is always thinking about the best way forward." "He is very thorough, very enthusiastic and all over the detail."

Rajinder Bassi represents clients in a range of complex corporate and commercial disputes. She has particular experience advising clients in the private equity sphere.
"Rajinder Bassi is calm, measured and experienced." "I think that she is exceptionally easy to work with, very personable and incredibly commercial." "She is a very diligent individual who provides exceptional client service."

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Commercial and Corporate Litigation

Kirkland & Ellis

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Location

30 St Mary Axe

London

Greater London

UK

EC3A 8AF

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Noah Stewart-Ornstein
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Rajinder Bassi
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