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Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC

3 KING'S BENCH WALK NORTH, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7797 8600
Fax:
Fax 020 7797 8699
DX:
1047 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.littletonchambers.com

Charles Samek QC

Tel:
Work 020 7797 8600
Email:
Web:
www.littletonchambers.com
Littleton Chambers (Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC)

Position

Charles Samek QC is a recognised commercial litigator and trial advocate specialising in commercial and contract disputes, civil fraud and asset tracing, private international law jurisdiction disputes, financial and investment disputes, intellectual property, both contentious and non-contentious, domestic and worldwide freezing orders and proprietary injunctions, search orders and other interim remedies. Charles acted throughout in the landmark Dadourian litigation which gave rise to three leading Court of Appeal authorities in the field of worldwide freezing injunctions, contempt, committal and the remedies for deceit. He is currently acting in the VAB v Maksimov litigation concerned with Court-ordered relief in support of arbitration proceedings. Almost all of Charles’ work is in the commercial court and chancery division. Charles is also experienced in employment law claims of a commercial hue, such as in relation to misuse of confidential information; covenants in restraint of trade and team move cases. He is a member of the LCIA European Users Council and acts as advocate and arbitrator in arbitrations.

Career

Called 1989; QC 2009.

Languages

Italian; French (conversational).

Member

COMBAR; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; British-Italian Law Association; Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association; the International Bar Association.

Education

Oriel College, Oxford University; City University.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Charles Samek QC - Littleton ChambersA redoubtable fighter with a silver tongue, he can charm or bash in equal measure.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Charles Samek QC - Littleton ChambersA powerful advocate who really fights his client’s corner.

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