• 25+ years' experience as a commercial litigator both in the UK and internationally.
  • Responsible for developing the Litigation and Corporate Risk department Internationally.
  • Wide range of experience including contractual and shareholder disputes, specialist rights protection, complex recoveries and professional negligence.
  • Advises on complex and diverse fraud and internal investigation cases, which are often multi-jurisdictional.
  • Specialises in deploying strategy and tactics in crisis management. 
  • Acts for a broad range of clients, including corporates, Banks, Financial Institutions, Governments, High Net Worth individuals and entrepreneurs. 
  • Advises individuals and third parties in the sport and entertainment industry on a range of issues, including finance, defamation, privacy and crisis management.
  • A trusted advisor to Boards of large multinational Corporates, high net worth individuals and politicians on a range of commercial, legal and reputational issues.
  • Acts for finance companies' extending finance to the sport sector, as well as providing specialist advice to football clubs and regulators regarding sport regulation and governance. 
  • Recognised as a leader in commercial litigation, defamation, privacy and Sport Law in Chambers & Partners UK Guide and Commercial litigation, defamation, privacy, civil fraud and Sport law in Legal 500.
  • Lawyer of the week in The Times.


Lexology / Law in Sport / Chambers and Partners / Law Society / The Legal 500

Representative Experience

  • Bakrie Family - Advised the Bakrie family and other Indonesian shareholders in Bumi plc in relation to an internal investigation in Indonesia conducted by Bumi plc, a Takeover Panel (TOP) investigation and hearings concerning concert party issues.
  • HSBC - Advised HSBC in London and Switzerland on the media investigation and consequences of the Falciani data theft.
  • Phone Hacking - Provided (on-going) advice to a range of high profile celebrities relating to further potential phone hacking arising out of operations Weeting, Pinetree & Elveden.
  • British Virgin Islands - Acted for an investor in the Aman Hotels luxury hotel resort group, with 27 properties across the world, on a major cross-border shareholder dispute.