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Chambers of Lord Grabiner QC

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Daniel Toledano QC

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


Commercial dispute resolution with a wide range of experience in the English court and in international commercial arbitration under the auspices of different institutional rules. Specialising in banking, finance and financial services (including restructurings, derivatives, and structured finance); general commercial litigation; domestic and international sale of goods; energy and utilities; civil fraud and freezing injunctions; company and insolvency; jurisdiction and conflict of laws; sports law. Current cases include one that concerns the exercise of a put option in the context of convertible notes and one that includes alleged professional negligence relating to the sale of a large chain of health clubs. Recently conducted an ICC arbitration for an oil and gas major in relation to disputed rights to gas fields and the alleged exercise of rights of pre-emptio,n and an LCIA arbitration for a bank in Central Asia that had been the victim of a substantial fraud. Also acted recently in Commercial Court proceedings for a major bank in relation to metals repo transactions and appeared in the Supreme Court in relation to the proper ambit of the ex turpi causa or illegality defence. Previously acted for HSBC in the bank charges test case; for Apple Computer in its battle with the Beatles and their Apple Corps record label; for Fulham Football Club in court, FIFA and CAS proceedings; for Sumitomo in a dishonest assistance and rogue trader claim; for Hutchison Whampoa in a claim concerning the financing of its 3G telecoms subsidiary; for Carlton and Granada in their dispute with the Football League concerning the liabilities of lTV Digital.


Called 1993; Inner Temple. QC 2009.




Haberdashers’ Aske’s School; Jesus College, Cambridge (MA Law First Class Hons).

London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading silks

Daniel Toledano QC - One Essex CourtAssured and reassuring, good at cutting through detail, accessible and a good team player.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Daniel Toledano QC - One Essex CourtExcellent, one of the leading silks in the market, he has a great courtroom presence.

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Within: Energy – Leading silks

Daniel Toledano QC - One Essex CourtResponsive, user friendly and is attentive to the detail.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Daniel Toledano QC - One Essex CourtHe’s great, gets to the point and is sympathetic to what the client wants.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Daniel Toledano QC - One Essex CourtA super silk.

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