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Barrister specialising in chancery/commercial dispute resolution including shareholder disputes/fraud/corporate insolvency mainly in the London High Court but also in closely related foreign jurisdictions, such as Gibraltar and the Bahamas. Recent cases include a unfair prejudice petition concerning a company owning hotels worth over £500m; the use of s236 of the Insolvency Act 1986 in the liquidation of Comet Group Limited to obtain documents concerning a worldwide cartel operated by Whirlpool and others; a claim for £4m regarding sale of a stake in Thames Water; a jurisdictional dispute in the Commercial Court regarding a substantive claim by BNP Paribas for US$95,000,000; a Commercial Court action (Orb and others v Ruhan and others) concerning claims for several hundred £million; and a trial concerning financial services advice by Jyske Bank in Gibraltar. Other significant cases include OBG Ltd v Allan  1 AC 1; GHLM v Maroo  EWHC 61; Mellor and others v Partridge and others  EWCA Civ 477; Shierson v Rastogi  EWHC 2782.
Called 1991, Lincoln’s Inn; junior counsel to the Crown (B panel) 1999. Publications: ‘Atkins Court Forms’ vols 9 & 10: Companies and Corporate Insolvency (Butterworths); Butterworths’ ‘Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents’ vol 11: Companies.
Chancery Bar Association; Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR); Insolvency Lawyers Association.
Culford School; Jesus College, Oxford (1988 BA; 1989 BCL distinction).
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