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Chambers of Michael Todd QC

33 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1EN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 5532
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 0125
DX:
308 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.erskinechambers.com

Tim Akkouh

Tel:
Work 020 7242 5532
Email:
Web:
www.erskinechambers.com/
Erskine Chambers (Chambers of Michael Todd QC)

Position

Tim is a commercial litigator, with a strong reputation for civil fraud and asset recovery. He has acted in some of the largest actions to come before the courts, such as JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov, Pinchuk v Bogolyubov, Mezhprom v Pugachev, Republic of Djibouti v Boreh and PrivatBank v Kolomoisky.

Tim also maintains a commercial chancery practice, with an emphasis on insolvency, company and trusts disputes.

Tim is particularly experienced in applications for pre-emptive and interlocutory relief, including freezing, search, receivership, committal and Norwich Pharmacal orders.

Tim regularly appears with and without leaders in the Chancery Division and the Commercial Court. He has appeared in the Court of Appeal on over ten occasions and twice in the Supreme Court. Ten of Tim’s cases have been reported in the Weekly Law Reports.

In October 2015, Tim was named Chancery Junior of the Year by Chambers and Partners. He has recently been appointed to the Attorney General’s A Panel of Counsel to the Crown. Tim was also a nominee for Legal 500’s 2018 Commercial Junior of the Year award.

Career

Co-author of Trusts Law (5th ed, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

Member

Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR.

Education

LLB (Lond), 1st class; LLM (Lond).

Leisure

Cricket and mountaineering.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Tim Akkouh - Erskine Chambers ‘Has a fantastically creative mind and isn’t afraid to pursue difficult arguments.’

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Company and partnership

Within: Company – Leading juniors

Tim Akkouh - Erskine Chambers ‘Incredibly user friendly, exceptionally bright and very astute.’

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading juniors

Tim Akkouh - Erskine Chambers ‘Has a wealth of experience, particularly on the enforcement of freezing and disclosure orders.’

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