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Sharif Shivji QC

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 4 departments

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Global
Restructuring/Insolvency - UK

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Sharif Shivji QC
New silk highly sought after for his expertise in insolvency disputes and wider commercial capabilities. He is particularly adept at handling matters arising from the collapse of financial institutions, and his broad experience covers both domestic and offshore insolvencies.
Strengths: "He is very intelligent, bright and quick on his feet. He can argue the minutiae of the law."
Recent work: Instructed in Stephen Akers v Deutsche Bank AG, a case relating to the collapse of the Icelandic bank Kaupthing and the sale of EUR500 million of highly toxic and complex credit derivative instruments by Deutsche Bank.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

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Sharif Shivji QC
Strengths: "Absolutely terrific and does fantastically well." "He approaches the client’s issues in a commercial manner and thinks of creative solutions."
Recent work: Acted for Dr Mike Lynch, the former CEO of Autonomy, in a case arising out of the acquisition of the company by Hewlett-Packard.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

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Sharif Shivji QC
Strengths: "A great barrister - very detail-oriented and leaves no stone unturned."
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Offshore (Bar) - UK

New Silks

Sharif Shivji QC
He delivers standout performances in financial services litigation and has a highly international practice that sees him work in places such as Dubai, the BVI and Trinidad & Tobago. He has recently been involved in significant fraud and insolvency cases. Shivji is well known for his private client work including high-value divorce agreements where he advises on trust-related issues, among others.
Strengths: "Fantastically responsive and technically excellent." "Super smart and incredibly good."
Recent work: Represented the owner of the USD500 million superyacht 'Luna' in a jurisdiction challenge in the DIFC courts.
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