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Fiona Hinds

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Howard Kennedy LLP

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Dispute Resolution


Fiona is a Partner in the Commercial Dispute Resolution team. She acts for claimants and defendants on a wide range of commercial disputes, but has notable expertise in complex cross-border fraud claims. She regularly advises on emergency action, including without notice injunction and asset recovery procedures. Fiona has a particular specialism where there are concerns about money laundering, proceeds of crime and regulatory compliance.

Many of Fiona's clients are active in the financial services sector, including fund managers and investment funds, regulated entities and authorised persons. She regularly advises on partnership, joint venture and company disputes in this industry.

As co-head of the firm's Sports group, Fiona also advises individuals, agents, managers and businesses on a range of disputes in the sport sector.  She acts predominantly in football and equestrianism, but has experience in a wide range of international disciplines.

Fiona takes a practical and commercial approach, which is invaluable when her clients need urgent action to protect their assets. She is noted as an "excellent, pragmatic commercial lawyer".


Financial Services Litigation Association; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers; Fraud Lawyers Association; London Solicitors Litigation Association; Women in Racing.

London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Howard Kennedy LLP advises sovereign governments, members of royal families, corporations, owner-managed businesses and wealthy individuals on international contractual and commodities disputes, financial services matters, civil fraud, professional negligence, IP and insolvency disputes. Simon Taylor is dispute resolution head. Duncan Bagshaw, who has particular disputes experience involving the energy sector and Africa, joined from Stephenson Harwood, while Dominic Offord, who has acted in large-scale cross-border insolvency and fraud cases, was hired from Browne Jacobson LLP, taking over as commercial litigation head from Louise Bennett. Also key to the team are Fiona Hinds and legal director Ayesha Salim.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)


Within: Sport

Howard Kennedy LLP's sports team specialises in representing HNW clients in the sector in complex disputes, spanning employment, fraud, divorce proceedings, contractual law and licensing. The team also advises clients on their commercial and financial endeavours, ranging from image rights contracts to personal business matters such as property investments. Lois Langton handles relationship management and financial remedy work. Litigation partner Fiona Hinds represents athletes and sports businesses in disputes of a regulatory or commercial nature.

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