Commercial dispute resolution, insurance, professional negligence, competition and telecommunications. Recent cases: FCA Business Interruption Test Case ; Covid-19-related insurance and commercial disputes; very high value political risk insurance, D&O, aggregation, professional indemnity, competition law and professional negligence cases ; (1) Armstrong (2) Patchett v Respondents  EWHC 2064 (Ch); XYZ v Travelers  1 WLR 6075; Weatherley v Weatherley  EWHC 3201 (Ch); Snoras v Antonov and Others  EWHC 887 (Comm); Teva v AstraZeneca  EWHC 1852 (Comm); Redman v Zurich Insurance Plc  1 W.L.R. 280; AIG v ILP LLP  1 W.L.R. 116; Maccaferri Ltd v Zurich Insurance PLC  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; Flexsys America L.P. v XL Insurance Company Limited  Lloyd’s Rep. IR 132; ERC Frankona v American National  Lloyd Rep IR 157.
Appointed QC 2020. 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).
LCLCBA (committee member), PNBA (previously committee member), COMBAR, Advocate.
MacGillivray on Insurance Law, first and second supplements to 14th Edition (2019 and 2020), 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.
Trustee of homelessness charity.