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One Essex Court

Chambers of Lord Grabiner QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9AR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 2000
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Fax 020 7583 0118
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430 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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One Essex Court (Chambers of Lord Grabiner QC), Richard Gillis QC, London, ENGLAND

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Richard Gillis QC

Tel:
Work 020 7583 2000
Email:
One Essex Court (Chambers of Lord Grabiner QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial litigation involving company or insolvency law issues, professional negligence or civil fraud. He took Silk in 2006. In recent years, he has been heavily involved in a number of large-scale disputes concerning the acquisition of former state-owned assets in Russia, other CIS countries (including Tajikistan and Kazakhstan) and Romania. For example, he acted for Boris Berezovsky in his high profile, long-running multi-billion dollar claim against Roman Abramovich regarding Sibneft and Rusal. His other recent work includes: acting for the liquidator of Glitnir Bank and for creditors of Kaupthing Singer and Friedlander following the near collapse of the Icelandic banking system; acting for the liquidators of Enron, advising on set-off and transactions at an undervalue; acting for Part 20 defendants in an alleged fraud arising out of the operation of an aluminium smelter in Tajikistan; acting for joint venturers in a Russian oil and gas investment; acting for the claimant in an LCIA arbitration in a joint venture dispute concerning a Nigerian Oil field; acting for the directors of a collapsed Cayman hedge fund; acting for the claimants in proceedings before the European Court of First Instance claiming damages arising from the Commission’s wrongful refusal to permit a merger. As well as appearing in the Senior Courts in England and Wales, he has wide experience of litigating before many other tribunals having appeared in the European Court of First Instance, the Courts of Gibraltar, Cayman and the Isle of Man, and LCIA and Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Arbitration.

Career

Qualified 1982, Lincoln’s Inn; QC 2006.

Member

COMBAR; Insolvency Lawyers Association.

Education

Sandbach School; Balliol College, Oxford (1980 BA Hons; 1981 BCL).


London Bar

Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Richard Gillis QC - One Essex CourtHighly experienced in multi-jurisdictional fraud cases.

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