Commercial dispute resolution.
Kit has broad commercial dispute resolution experience, often with a significant international/cross-border element. He specialises in disputes and investigations involving aspects of banking and finance, fraud, insolvency, and asset tracing. His experience includes advising in respect of injunctions (including anti-suit injunctions), major disclosure exercises, and supervision of litigation in numerous international jurisdictions. Kit's recent experience includes advising the co-promoter of Jersey-based collective investment funds with substantial property investments in Bulgaria, Croatia and Montenegro in respect of applications by the Jersey Financial Services Commission to wind up the funds, advising a Kozaczek finance entity in a €120m claim involving currency and credit default swaps against a major bank; advising Chinese owned companies in the BVI and Hong Kong concerning guarantees given to support freight futures trading in iron and steel, and in respect of insolvency issues; and advising the liquidators of E-Clear, the failed online payments company in respect of potential claims.
Trained Freshfields; qualified 1999; associate Freshfields 1999-2003; associate Lovells 2003-07; partner Howrey 2007-08; partner Field Fisher Waterhouse 2008. Kit has written numerous articles, including articles in the 'Journal of International Banking and Finance' on hedge fund fraud and the potential liabilities of prime brokers, on hedge fund side letters, and on cross-border privilege issues. Kit is also a regular speaker at seminars.
King's College School, Wimbledon; Downing College, Cambridge University (1995 Law Degree); Queen Mary and Westfield College, London University (1996 LLM).
Sailing, skiing, cycling, tennis, cooking, wine.
Litigation - banking; Litigation - commercial