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Blair Leahy QC

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments

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Restructuring/Insolvency - UK

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Blair Leahy QC
Has a practice centred on international and domestic insolvencies. She remains popular among clients for cases involving allegations of fraud and breach of duty. She frequently features in high-profile cases in the Supreme Court and Privy Council, and has appeared as sole counsel in major misfeasance trials.
Strengths: "She is all-round excellent." "Blair is a pleasure to work with - she's exceptionally bright and her advocacy is on another level. She quickly adapts to situations, answers every question, doesn't get fazed and has thought of every eventuality."
Recent work: Advised the receivers and administrators appointed in relation to property let by the companies in receivership/administration to Debenhams in relation to the ongoing challenge to the Debenhams CVA.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

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Blair Leahy QC
Strengths: "Clever and commercial." "She is hard-working, really impressive in court and brilliantly prepared."
Recent work: Acted in XIO GP and Others v Xie and Others, an USD800 million multi-jurisdictional dispute in relation to the ownership of a private equity fund.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

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Blair Leahy QC
Strengths: "She is extremely well regarded for good reason - she was an exceptional junior and will be an excellent silk."
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