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Practice Areas

Civil and commercial litigation including banking, financial services, insurance, civil fraud and professional negligence.

Unparalleled expertise in civil LIBOR/EURIBOR claims (PAG v RBS, Marme v NatWest, Deutsche Bank v Unitech, the FDIC-R litigation, Barclays LOBO Loan litigation), and extensive experience of banking and finance litigation (including derivatives, syndicated lending and securitisations).

Frequently instructed in civil fraud claims in various jurisdictions, including litigation arising from the US$2b+ Mozambique “tuna bonds” controversy; various international arbitrations (LCIA, SCC, UNCITRAL); insurance disputes, acting for both insureds and insurers (especially involving credit insurance).

Particular interest and experience in disputes concerning all aspects of legal professional privilege (e.g. recently acting for Sports Direct in its successful appeal to the Court of Appeal in FRC v Sports Direct International).

Winner of “Banking Junior of the Year” at the Chambers and Partners 2017 Bar Awards (was shortlisted for the same award in 2016).

Career

Called 2007.

Professional Memberships

Member COMBAR, London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association.

Publications

'Consensus, separability and Article 23 of the Brussels Regulation‘ [2009] LMCLQ 275.

Legal professional privilege chapter in Lissack & Horlick on Bribery (2nd edition, 2020).

Personal

Oriel College, Oxford, BA (First Class), BCL (Distinction), Harvard Law School, LLM.

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Banking Set of the Year and Professional Negligence Set of the Year

Richard Handyside, Mark Simpson, Ben Lynch, Adam Sher

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