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Established Leader for significant cases with a strong, broad-based, commercial practice and extensive experience in arbitration, aviation, banking, civil fraud, commercial litigation and conflict of laws.

Before taking Silk: Chambers and Partners’ top-ranked Banking and Finance Junior, and 2014’s Banking Junior of the Year.

Acts in a wide range of commercial cases, arbitrations and appeals, including the very heavy, multi-party, expert-intensive, high-value or publicity-sensitive.

As well as confidential arbitrations/matters, cases include: AXA v Genworth v Santander (Comm), Premier v PwC & Lloyds (Ch & CA), Pakistan v NatWest (Ch), SKAT v Solo Capital (Comm), GSH6 v Atalian Europe (Comm), Re Blackmore Bonds, Morris v Swanton (QB & CA), Palladian v Argentina (Comm), Ventra v BoS (Comm), Deutsche Bank v Unitech (Comm & CA), Alliance Bank v Arip (Comm), LICT v VTBC (Comm), Messerer v NatWest (Comm), Access Bank v Akingbola (Comm & CA), Air France AF447 (QB), Re Dewey LeBoeuf – Barclays Bank v McMillan (Comm), Peak Hotels v Tarek Investments (Ch), Macquarie v Artefact (Comm), SocGen v Saad (Comm & CA), ICD v Tuwairqi Steel (Comm), AWAS v Jordan Aviation (Comm), MIC v Naftogaz (Comm & CA).


MA, University of Cambridge (Squire Scholar, Sir William McNair Law Prize, Frere Smith Prize for Law, Senior Scholar, Tapp Postgraduate Scholar in Law); Called 2000 (Middle Temple, Queen Mother Scholar, Sachs Prize); Called BVI 2014; Silk 2017; previously: Research Assistant, Law Commission; Supervisor in Law, Gonville and Caius College.

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Author, Civil Aviation, Atkin's Court Forms, 2006, 2010, 2018. Editorial Board, Counsel Magazine, 2012-16