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Practice Areas

Civil and commercial litigation including banking, financial services, insurance/reinsurance, civil fraud, pharmaceuticals and professional negligence.

Chambers and Partners Banking and Finance Junior of the Year 2019; shortlisted 2013, 2015 and 2016.

Recent cases: Law Debenture v Ukraine (first instance to Supreme Court); Madison Pacific v Privatbank; Group Seven v Nasir (trial and CA); Blue v Mike Ashley; NBT v Yurov; Marme v RBS; BTA Bank v Ablyazov; OFT v Abbey National (bank charges) [2010] 1 A.C. 696); Group Seven v Sultana [2014] 1 W.L.R. 735 (freezing injunctions), [2014] EWHC 2046 (Ch) (trial), [2015] EWCA Civ 631; BAT v Windward [2014] 2 All ER (Comm) 757; swaps and PPI litigation; IBC v MAR [2010] 1 All ER (Comm) 112; ICB v Akingbola; various cases in Cayman Islands, Hong Kong and Trinidad and Tobago.

Career

Called 2005.

Professional Memberships

COMBAR.

Publications

Legal Privilege and Mandatory Disclosure under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 [2005] LMCLQ; "Choice of Law in Contract: The missing Pieces of the Article 4 Jigsaw?" (2004) ICLQ; several in Cambridge Law Journal.

Personal

St Catharine's College, Cambridge (Double First); St John's College, Oxford (BCL, Distinction); University of Pennsylvania (LLM, summa cum laude).