Ashkhan Candey > CANDEY > London, England > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Litigation: Corporate & Commercial


With business nous Ashkhan provides legal and commercial direction to his clients and has a long track record of successive wins and major settlements in the High Court and International Arbitrations.

Ashkhan has full rights of audience as a Solicitor Advocate of the Supreme Court in England. He has been called to the Bar in England and admitted as a Solicitor Advocate (non-practising) in the British Virgin Islands (Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean).

Approachable and very commercial Ashkhan is repeatedly instructed and recommended by his clients because he understands and is in touch with their needs. He always seeks to empower clients and is a plain speaker who gets straight to the point. He primarily acts for entrepreneurs and multinationals.


Trained K&L Gates; qualified 1999; Tarlo Lyons (2000-2009); partner, CANDEY (2009).




King’s College School, Wimbledon; Exeter University (Law LLB 2:1); Nottingham Law School (Diploma in Legal Practice).



Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

Commercial litigation and international arbitration boutique CANDEY is predominantly focused on cross-border work, and the ‘very good City firm‘ is particularly active in CIS, US, BVI and Cyprus-related matters. Experienced commercial dispute partners Ashkhan Candey and Andrew Dunn co-head the practice, which includes James Collins, who is particularly sought after for big-ticket Russia-related referrals, and Yuri Botiuk, who has over 20 years’ experience in acting for clients from the former Soviet Union.

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

(Hall of Fame)

Ashkhan CandeyCANDEY

Boutique firm CANDEY has a strong track record featuring in significant High Court and Court of Appeal cases that have either created new law or clarified existing law. Also notable is that the practice is highly rated for disputes involving the CIS, US, BVI and Cyprus. The group is jointly led by managing partner Ashkhan Candey and Andrew Dunn, who is a specialist in shareholder disputes and company law matters. Also integral to the group is Muhammed Haque QC, who regularly appears as leading counsel in high-profile and high-value commercial litigation. James Collins is experienced in proceedings brought in the English High Court. Yuri Botiuk is also a key individual. At senior solicitor level, Mei Wong has a broad range of experience in general commercial litigation and ADR matters.