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Twenty Essex

20 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, WC2R 3AL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7842 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7842 1270
DX:
0009 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.twentyessex.com
London, Singapore

Blair Leahy

Tel:
Work 020 7842 1200
Email:
Twenty Essex (Twenty Essex)

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.

Member

  • 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


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Juniors

Blair Leahy - Twenty EssexA strong choice for insolvency-related commercial litigation.

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Company and partnership

Within: Company - Leading juniors

Blair Leahy - 20 Essex StreetShe is extremely user friendly and always willing to go the extra mile to make sure that the quality of the work she produces is of an outstanding standard.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Leading Juniors

Blair Leahy - Twenty EssexExcellent for fraud and insolvency work.

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Insolvency

Within: Leading Juniors

Blair Leahy - 20 Essex StreetExtremely user-friendly and always willing to go the extra mile to make sure the quality of her work is of an outstanding standard.

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