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DAC BEACHCROFT LLP

25 WALBROOK, LONDON, EC4N 8AF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work +44 (0)207 242 1011
Fax:
Fax +44 (0)207 831 6630
Email:
Web:
www.dacbeachcroft.com

Ken Forsyth

Tel:
Work 020 7894 6854
Email:
DAC BEACHCROFT LLP

Work Department

Commercial dispute resolution.

Position

Ken is a partner in the commercial dispute resolution department and acts in a wide range of commercial disputes in various sectors including financial institutions, health, industrial goods and services and technology/telecoms. The core of Ken’s practice is substantial contractual disputes but he also deals with procurement disputes, intellectual property disputes, shareholder disputes, injunctions, regulatory issues and disciplinary proceedings. Much of Ken’s work has an international flavour. For example, he has acted in disputes emanating from France, Germany, India, Kuwait, Russia, Moldova, Montenegro, South Africa, Spain and the USA. In addition to resolving disputes through mediation and litigation, Ken deals with arbitration proceedings (including ad hoc and ICC arbitrations).

Career

Articled Stanleys & Simpson, North; qualified 1985; partner Beachcroft Stanleys (now DAC Beachcroft LLP) 1995.

Education

Abingdon School; Exeter University (1981 BA Hons); College of Law, Guildford.

Leisure

Golf.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

DAC Beachcroft LLP is 'commercial, practical and approachable'. The practice is particularly known for disputes work in the banking and financial services arena, accountants' regulatory investigations and professional liability, and IT, IP and defamation matters. It also provides litigation support to the health sector. Many of its disputes involve international aspects, with Italy, Russia and Latin America all the sources of significant instructions.  Practice head John Bramhall, Richard Highley and Jonathan Brogden are highly rated; other key litigators are Campbell Dye, Ken Forsyth and Rachel Cropper-Mawer.

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International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

DAC Beachcroft LLP's 'technical knowledge is very good and the team manages clients' expectations very well'. The international arbitration group has specialist teams in insurance and construction disputes, as well as commercial dispute resolution. The main advisers are Ken Forsyth, Anthony Menzies, Julian Miller, Rachel Cropper-Mawer and Michael Blackburne. Former consultant Rowan Planterose left for 3PB.

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