Commercial dispute resolution, insurance, professional negligence and telecommunications. Recent cases: Snoras v Antonov and Others  EWHC 887 (Comm); XYZ v Travelers  EWCA Civ 1099; very high value political risk insurance, D&O, professional indemnity and other insurance cases ; Teva v AstraZeneca  EWHC 1852 (Comm); Redman v Zurich Insurance Plc  1 W.L.R. 280; AIG v ILP LLP  UKSC 18;  1 W.L.R. 116; Maccaferri Ltd v Zurich Insurance PLC  EWCA Civ 1302;  Lloyd’s Rep. I.R. 200; Cape Distribution Ltd v Cape Intermediate Holdings Plc  EWHC 1786 (QBD); JRT v RWL  EWHC 1069 (QB); Lyons v Fox Williams LLP  EWHC 2427 (QB); Godiva v Travelers: high value insurance aggregation dispute; BT v Ofcom “Ethernet” case  CAT 14; BT v Ofcom “PPC” case  EWCA Civ 1051; Nouri v. ... (A Firm)  50 EG 64, Sephton limitation issues: successful on own in Court of Appeal; Flexsys America L.P. v. XL Insurance Company Limited  Lloyd’s Rep. IR 132; ERC Frankona v. American National  Lloyd Rep IR 157.
LCLCBA (committee member), PNBA (committee member), COMBAR, Bar Pro Bono Unit.
Astbury Scholar, Middle Temple. Columbia Law School, LLM (Stone Scholar). Inns of Court School of Law (Very Competent). Balliol College, Oxford, BA (Hons) Law (Top First in College, Paton Scholar).
MacGillivray on Insurance Law, 14th Edition (2018), 13th Edition (2015), first supplement to 13th Edition (2016), second supplement to 13th Edition (2017), second supplement to 12th Edition (2014), first supplement to 12th Edition (2013), 12th Edition (2012) and 2nd Supplement to 11th Edition (2011); “Discriminate without prejudice” (2004) 154 NLJ 1038; “Pleading Fraud: the Insurer's Alternative” (2004) 154 NLJ 502 with Andrew Burns; and “What will happen to the QC Clause in Insurance Contracts if the rank of QC is abolished?” Corporate Counsel Magazine 2003.
Languages: working French. Interests: family, fly fishing, proper sports, modern art, opera.