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Orlando Gledhill QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments

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Banking & Finance - London (Bar)

Band 4

Orlando Gledhill QC
Orlando Gledhill QC is a junior silk with an impressive practice covering the fields of retail and investment banking. He has experience of acting both for and against banks, and his longstanding proficiency in fraud cases makes him well placed to handle allegations of misrepresentation and the misappropriation of assets. Of late he has handled a variety of cases involving LIBOR misrepresentation, fund issues and lease disputes.
Strengths: "One of my first choices for any intense commercial litigation. He is absolutely excellent." "He has a real instinctive sense about strategy; he is able to anticipate moves the other side might make. He is good on his feet, his drafting is extremely concise and punchy, and he understands and thinks through all the commercial angles."
Recent work: Acted for the claimants in Bilta UK & Others v Royal Bank of Scotland and Mercuria Energy Europe Trading. The case involves dishonest assistance claims arising out of RBS’s carbon emissions allowance trading.
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Energy & Natural Resources - London (Bar)

Band 4

Orlando Gledhill QC
Orlando Gledhill QC is a respected silk who handles significant cases across a wide range of areas, tackling matters concerning both traditional and non-traditional resources. Gledhill represents engineering contractors, facility operators and utility providers. He is held in high regard for his emissions trading practice.
Strengths: "He is clever, creative, constructive and provides concise advice and, equally important, is very approachable and works collaboratively with instructing solicitors to tight deadlines." "He is a very good advocate." "He is very responsive and intelligent."
Recent work: Continued to act for Bilta in claims arising out of RBS's carbon emissions allowance trading.
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)

Band 4

Orlando Gledhill QC
Strengths: "Thoughtful, very user-friendly, an excellent team player and a great advocate."
Recent work: Acted for LGIM Commercial Lending in a £214 million damages claim arising out of breach of an exclusivity agreement. The case concerned the failed attempt by the claimant, Bugsby Property, to acquire the Olympia exhibition centre.
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