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Laurence Page

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Commercial Dispute Resolution
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)

Band 5

Laurence Page
Strengths: "A good advocate who knows his cases inside out, works hard and is immensely likeable." "He gets up to speed quickly and is easy to work with."
Recent work: Represented Sanjay Shah and his 22 internationally based companies in a case brought by the Danish tax authority, SKAT. SKAT was seeking to recover circa £2 billion it paid out following supposedly fraudulent applications for dividend tax rebates.
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Laurence Page is a commercial and construction barrister whose practice encompasses high value litigation and arbitration (LCIA, DIFC-LCIA, ICC, ICE, UNCITRAL). He is frequently retained in litigation concerning allegations of fraud, dishonesty or other impropriety. He has significant experience of acting in urgent applications for freezing injunctions, proprietary injunctions, search orders and orders for disclosure of information.

Many of Laurence’s cases are international in nature. He has worked on arbitrations, projects or disputes relating to a number of jurisdictions including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Grand Cayman, New York, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, India, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Estonia, South Africa, Denmark, Iraq and Iran. Much of his work relates to the Middle East, especially the UAE.

Major ongoing matters:

· Cesfin Ventures v Al Ghaith Holding Company (DIFC, JTT USD 80m)

· Institutional investors v company listed on LSE main market (UK)

· An individual v a company based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (DIFC-LCIA, USD

2.5bn)

· A large construction company v local authority (ICE rules arbitration)

· SBM Mauritius v Prime (DIFC, USD 30m)

· Skatteforvaltningen v Elysium Global (Dubai) Limited and others (London, DIFC, GBP 2bn)

· Commercial Bank of Dubai v Totora (DIFC, JTT)

Career

Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

London School of Economics, BSc

King’s College London, MA

College of Law, LLB

Publications

Contributor to Construction Professional Indemnity Insurance (Sweet & Maxwell)

Contributor to Insurance Broking Practice and the Law, (Informa)

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