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I am a Director in the Dispute Resolution department and a member of the Russia & CIS Group.

I act for clients in high-value complex English High Court litigation and international arbitration. I have advised clients on claims relating to breach of contract, fraud and shareholder disputes across a variety of sectors including banking, energy and telecoms. My clients include corporate entities of all sizes, as well as high-net-worth individuals, located in the UK and internationally.

Recent cases I have worked on include:

  • Advising a high-net-worth individual in an LCIA arbitration relating to his investment and joint venture synthetic diamond production business.
  • Representing Cypriot companies in a USD 5.5 billion claim under SCC Rules brought against Ukraine under the Energy Charter Treaty relating to investments made in Ukraine's largest energy company.
  • Acting for a high-net-worth individual to obtain summary judgment following a multi-million euro banking tech-fraud.
  • Securing judgment on behalf of an Israeli court-appointed trustee in connection with the bankruptcy of one of the largest private bankruptcies in Israeli history.
  • Representing an African government in an ICC arbitration in relation to a telecommunications dispute.
  • Obtained a world-wide freezing injunction against a Russian oil refinery on behalf of an Irish commodities company.
  • Successfully served proceedings relating to a £1bn claim in the English High Court personally on an ultra-high-net-worth non-resident in the English jurisdiction (and confirmed the present test for such service following the Defendant's challenge to service).
  • Acted for an international bank in multiple LCIA arbitrations against individuals in the UAE and in Russia in relation to loan disputes.
  • Successfully challenged an arbitral award in the Commercial Court brought under section 68 of the Arbitration Act 1996.

In my spare time I enjoy travelling, yoga and socialising with friends. I am also a keen American football fan and try to watch my native New Orleans Saints at any opportunity.

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