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Practice Areas

General commercial litigation and arbitration practice; particular emphasis on banking and financial services.

Notable cases include for Tatneft in Tatneft v Bogolyubov [2020], Deutsche Bank in Deutsche Bank v Sebastian Holdings [2013] EWHC 3463 (Comm), for the Central Bank of Trinidad & Tobago in the CLICO Enquiry, for the Bar Council in R (Prudential) v HMRC [2013] UKSC 1, for John Pottage in Pottage v Financial Services Authority [2013] Lloyd’s Rep FC 16 and for the Bank of England in Three Rivers [2006] EWHC 816 (Comm).

Career

ACA 1996, Called to the Bar of England and Wales 1998, called to the Bar of the BVI 2011, ad hoc call to the Bars of the Cayman Islands and of Trinidad and Tobago, Junior Counsel to the Crown (B panel 2010-2015, A panel 2015-2017), QC 2017.

Professional Memberships

ICAEW, Commercial Bar Association, Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers, Russian and CIS Arbitration Network.

Publications

Contributor to: The Law of Privilege (ed B. Thanki QC, OUP, 3rd edition 2017); Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Precedents of Pleadings, specialist contributor on Restitution (Sweet & Maxwell, 18th edition 2015); Information Rights: Law and Practice (ed. P Coppel QC, Hart Publishing, 5th edition 2020).