Blair Leahy > Twenty Essex > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Twenty Essex
20 ESSEX STREET
LONDON
WC2R 3AL
England

Work Department

  • Banking and finance
  • Civil fraud
  • Company law
  • General commercial litigation
  • International and domestic insolvency and restructuring

Position

Blair is a commercial litigator specialising in complex multi-jurisdictional fraud and asset tracing claims, and disputes with technical insolvency or company law aspects.

She has extensive trial experience, and experience of obtaining urgent interim relief, including freezing injunctions in aid of foreign proceedings.

Blair was admitted to the Bar of the East Caribbean Supreme Court, British Virgin Islands in 2015 and has been admitted to the Bar of the Cayman Islands for specific cases.

Career

Qualified 2001, Inner Temple.

Memberships

  • Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3)
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Commercial Bar Association
  • Fraud Lawyers Association
  • Insolvency Lawyers Association
  • London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association

Education

  • City Law School: Diploma in Law
  • University of Essex: MA in Continental Philosophy
  • York University: BA in Philosophy, First Class

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Insolvency

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 5

Blair Leahy KCTwenty Essex ‘Blair is always on top of the detail, but at the same time takes a holistic approach to the matter more generally.’