Rupert is founder and managing director of specialist litigation and dispute resolution practice, Croft Solicitors. A commercial litigator whose practice focuses on general commercial, civil fraud, financial services, anti-trust and property disputes. Rupert was previously a partner at a UK top-25 firm.
He is particularly well known for his roles in (a) representing in the Supreme Court British expats residing in other EU countries in the Gina Miller Article 50 proceedings and, (b) less recently, the landmark anti-trust case, Courage-v-Crehan, in which the right to recover damages in the EU for infringement of competition law was established by the European Court of Justice.
Rupert has in recent years obtained a €46 million Commercial Court worldwide freezing injunction on behalf of a global, off-shore property fund and made a claim on behalf of British expats against European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, in the General Court, Luxembourg.
Rupert has been described in the legal directories as “an excellent commercial litigator” and “everything a client could want in a solicitor”.
Rupert is a member of the Law Society’s Dispute Resolution Section and is an accredited mediator.
Qualifying in 1992, Rupert was made a partner in a top-25 UK firm in 1998.
Rupert is cited as an expert in EU and Competition law in the Legal Business Report and has been short-listed as Competition Lawyer of the Year by Legal Business. He has spoken at IBC conferences on property law and contributed on litigation and competition issues to BBC radio and Legal Network TV.