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Richard Handyside QC

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Practice Areas

Commercial litigation, including banking and financial services, civil fraud, competition law, conflicts of laws, insurance, restitution, professional negligence and arbitration.

Current / recent cases include Federal Republic of Nigeria v Royal Dutch Shell & Ors (alleged fraud / jurisdiction); Bombardier & Ors v London Underground (public procurement); Allianz Global Investors & Ors v Barclays Bank & Ors (competition law / fx); National Bank of Kazakhstan v The Bank of New York Mellon (dispute relating to a Global Custody Agreement); State of The Netherlands v Deutsche Bank (interpretation of ISDA Credit Support Annex / negative interest rates); Property Alliance Group v Royal Bank of Scotland (alleged manipulation of LIBOR / interest rate swaps); Ingenious Litigation (alleged mis-selling of film finance investments).


Called 1993. QC 2009.

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Born 1968. Bristol University (LLB Hons 1st Class) and Brasenose College, Oxford (BCL 1st Class).

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Banking Set of the Year and Professional Negligence Set of the Year

Richard Handyside, Mark Simpson, Ben Lynch, Adam Sher

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