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Mayer Brown International LLP


Miles Robinson is a partner in the London office of Mayer Brown’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice. He represents clients in substantial contractual and commercial claims, often with a cross-border element. He has acted on claims in the High Court, Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and in international arbitration (including under ICC, LCIA and LMAA rules).

Miles has handled major disputes for clients in a variety of industry sectors, such as chemicals, energy, mining, automotive, music, publishing, food, FMCG (fast moving consumer goods), life sciences, outsourcing (both IT and Business Process), financial services, hospitality, shipping and logistics. His experience includes shareholder disputes, warranty claims, joint venture disputes, supply chain disputes, competition related claims (including acting on the first competition damages claim to reach the Supreme Court), breach of confidence claims and product liability. He also regularly advises clients on product recall, labelling and regulatory issues, and is co-head of the London Product Liability Practice, as well as being co-group leader for the Global Product Liability and Mass Torts Practice.

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London > Industry focus > TMT

Mayer Brown International LLP‘s TMT offering includes significant strength in media and technology mandates. Robert Hamill is a key figure for clients in the media sector, where Miles Robinson is especially well regarded for his dispute resolution experience. Mark Prinsley heads up the technology-focused London offering, while the firm also provides corporate support on technology matters, with Richard Page and senior associate Harriet Hainsworth key figures for transactions and acquisitions.

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Mayer Brown International LLP has a track record of expertly handling large corporate transactions, as well as the the IP involved in such deals. The firm also handles disputes in the media space and advises film/TV studios on legal issues arising out of production. Miles Robinson heads up the department and focuses his practice on disputes arising out of contracts and commercial matters which regularly involve multiple jurisdictions. Highly active on the contentious side, James Whitaker regularly represents players in the film and television industries and is one of the firm’s key contacts for charities in the space.

London > Insurance > Product liability: defendant

The ‘highly responsive and knowledgeable’ product liability team at Mayer Brown International LLP have deep experience in covering high stakes crisis management and product liability issues within the construction sector. The team also has a strong international offering due to the firm’s global presence. As well as being practice head, Miles Robinson also co-heads the firm’s global product liability and mass torts practice and is well known for his expertise in defending large scale group actions, product recall and regulatory issues. He is supported by Mark Stefanini and James Morris.

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

With Latin America, Africa, Middle East and Asia-related disputes expertise, Mayer Brown International LLP‘s ‘excellent international arbitration practice‘ regularly represents clients in commercial and corporate disputes involving the energy, infrastructure and leisure sectors (among others). Raid Abu-Manneh‘s track record includes ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC and LCIA arbitrations; Kwadwo Sarkodie is a Sub-Saharan African disputes expert; Mark Stefanini is London energy disputes head; and Miles Robinson is a contractual and commercial claims specialist. Other key members are Rachael O’GradyLuiz Aboim and recently promoted Stephen Moi, along with senior associates Sam PrentkiJawad AhmadSang Joon Park and Ali Auda.

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: premium

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Miles RobinsonMayer Brown International LLP

Mayer Brown International LLP‘s commitment to growing its commercial litigation capabilities was illustrated by the firm’s hire of, in the eyes of one client,  ‘one of the best lawyers‘ in the market, Airlie Goodman, from Linklaters LLP in February 2022. This hire further strengthens the team’s proficiency in the financial and professional services sectors. Significant contractual, post-M&A and shareholder disputes are the firm’s mainstays. Ian McDonald, Miles Robinson and Mark Stefanini are some of the recommended senior practitioners.