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Practice Summary

David Wolfson is one of the most sought-after commercial Silks at the Bar and attracts instructions in the most complex and high value disputes. He has been instructed in many of the major banking and commercial disputes in recent years, and his practice extends over a broad range of commercial law, both in litigation and arbitration. He also accepts appointments as Arbitrator (both sole arbitrator and as part of a panel), and is a registered Foreign Lawyer with the Singapore International Commercial Court.

In addition to his work at the Bar, David chairs the trust board of a newspaper, is a Governor of a primary school, a Bencher of Inner Temple and sits on its Investments Committee, and is either a trustee or a director of a number of other charities and companies.

David was awarded “Commercial Litigation Silk of the Year 2020” by The Legal 500.

"Commercially sharp, very collaborative and very user-friendly." "He's very punchy and forceful without being belligerent, and he reduces complicated matters to clear principles."
(Chambers UK 2020: Banking & Finance)

"His commercial acumen is second to none, and his understanding of nuanced points of law is excellent." "David Wolfson is not afraid to argue what others might consider unarguable, and he succeeds."
(Chambers UK 2020: Commercial Dispute Resolution) 

"He is really good at jurisdictional issues and thinks outside the box." "He is incredibly client-friendly and makes himself accessible."
(Chambers UK 2020: International Arbitration (UK Bar and Global))

He is very bright and very energetic and quick to come up with good arguments, as well as a good cross-examiner."  "He is very good commercially. He is good with clients and has bags of charm."
(Chambers UK 2020: Energy & Natural Resources)

"Absorbs enormous amounts of information with ease and explains highly complex and intertwined issues with enviable clarity."
(Legal 500 2019: Banking & Finance) 

"A go-to barrister for significant commercial disputes, he is very commercial and bright."
(Legal 500 2019: Commercial Litigation)

"Very commercial and bright – another “go-to” barrister for significant commercial disputes."
(Legal 500 2019: Energy)

"A creative thinker and will come up with arguments that sound incredible but are credible."
(Legal 500 2019: Insolvency)

"He is friendly, engaging, charming, but brilliant, and he knows when to stick the knife in"
(Legal 500 2019:  International Arbitration (Counsel))

"His incisive advice on highly complex cross-border disputes is invaluable. He's got it both in terms of his knowledge of black letter law and his ability to make strategic decisions." "Completely unflappable, he gets to the heart of any matter incredibly quickly, and is highly creative." "A dazzling advocate, he could charm the birds from the trees."
(Chambers UK 2019: Banking & Finance)

"Calm, responsive and clear-thinking, he's good at breaking down difficult concepts and explaining them in a simple way." "He is a great advocate and a strategic thinker."
(Chambers UK 2019: Commercial Dispute Resolution)

"A very smooth, very laid-back advocate who has the ear of the tribunal." "He's a great tactician; he knows the points that will succeed at trial."
(Chambers UK 2019: Energy & Natural Resources)

"An excellent advocate. Very astute and very thoughtful." "Academically brilliant and very approachable."
(Chambers UK 2019: International Arbitration: General Commercial & Insurance)

"He immediately gets to the heart of complex disputes." "Always a pleasure to work with, he has an uncanny ability to translate the most complex issues into straightforward concepts for clients." "David is incredibly responsive and a genuine team player. He particularly impresses as an appellate lawyer, where his razor-sharp mind and clarity of vision really come into their own."
(Chambers UK 2018: Banking & Finance)

"Excellent advocate with a compelling style, who is able to provide high-quality advice from both a legal and commercial perspective." "Immediately gets to the heart of complex disputes."
(Chambers UK 2018: Commercial Dispute Resolution)

"Very measured and thoughtful in his presentations." 
(Chambers UK 2018: Energy & Natural Resources)

"A brilliant legal mind. He sees through the facts and the law and gets straight to the issues."
(Chambers UK 2018: International Arbitration: General Commercial & Insurance)

"Very impressive. He is super smart and brilliant at dealing with clients and experts. He doesn't waffle - he jumps straight to the strongest points." "David is very charismatic. A hugely engaging speaker and convincing advocate."
(Chambers UK 2017: Banking and Finance)

"He does not sit on the fence but instead reaches considered views and sticks to his guns." "He is very impressive in court and very authoritative."
(Chambers UK 2017: Commercial Dispute Resolution)

"He has a very broad practice in energy-related areas, and is a tenacious, never-say-die advocate. He will champion a cause beyond all others."
(Chambers UK 2017: Energy & Natural Resource)

"David is a powerful advocate who communicates well with the tribunal and knows how to deal with difficult points."
(Chambers UK 2017: International Arbitration: General Commercial & Insurance)

 

EXAMPLES OF RECENT CASES

  • Banking and Financial Services

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    "Commercially sharp, very collaborative and very user-friendly." "He's very punchy and forceful without being belligerent, and he reduces complicated matters to clear principles." Chambers UK 2020: Banking & Finance

    "Absorbs enormous amounts of information with ease and explains highly complex and intertwined issues with enviable clarity."  Legal 500 2019: Banking & Finance 

    "His incisive advice on highly complex cross-border disputes is invaluable. He's got it both in terms of his knowledge of black letter law and his ability to make strategic decisions." "Completely unflappable, he gets to the heart of any matter incredibly quickly, and is highly creative." "A dazzling advocate, he could charm the birds from the trees." Chambers UK 2019: Banking & Finance

    "He immediately gets to the heart of complex disputes." "Always a pleasure to work with, he has an uncanny ability to translate the most complex issues into straightforward concepts for clients." "David is incredibly responsive and a genuine team player. He particularly impresses as an appellate lawyer, where his razor-sharp mind and clarity of vision really come into their own." Chambers UK 2018: Banking & Finance

    "Very impressive. He is super smart and brilliant at dealing with clients and experts. He doesn't waffle - he jumps straight to the strongest points." "David is very charismatic. A hugely engaging speaker and convincing advocate." Chambers UK 2017: Banking & Finance

    Deutsche Trustee v Duchess VI CLO BV [2019] EWHC 778
    Successfully represented the Class F Noteholders in a dispute concerning payments under a CLO structure. A hearing in the Court of Appeal is scheduled for March 2020.

    Four Seasons v Barclays Bank [2018] EWHC 1558 (Ch), [2019]  EWCA Civ 1361
    Acted for the Four Seasons Care Homes group in successfully obtaining rectification of security documents supporting lending to the group. Four Seasons won at trial, and upheld the judgement in the Court of Appeal. This decision is now the leading modern case on rectification.

    LBH v Tschira [2019] EWHC 379
    Successfully acted for Lehman Brothers Holdings in a complex ISDA-related dispute arising out of the automatic closing-out of various swaps and their notional replacement.

    LIC v Morgan Stanley
    Instructed by the bank in striking out a claim brought against it arising out of the financing of a building in Canary Wharf.

    NatWest Markets v Rothschild
    Acting for Rothschild in a dispute arising out of the World Online IPO.

    Rabobank FDIC litigation
    Acting for Rabobank in group litigation brought by the US regulator FDIC against a number of banks arising out alleged LIBOR-fixing.

    Canary Wharf Finance II Plc v Deutsche Trust Company Ltd [2016] EWHC 100 (Comm)
    Successfully represented the long-term noteholders in a dispute over a “Spens payment” in the Canary Wharf securitisation.

    ISDA litigation
    David undertakes a lot of ISDA-related work. He is currently advising various interested parties about the effect of negative interest rates on ISDA swaps

    Tael One Partners v Morgan Stanley [2013] EWCA Civ 473; [2015] UKSC 12
    Successfully represented Morgan Stanley in the Court of Appeal and in the Supreme Court, in a leading case about the sale of debt in the secondary market and the market-standard LMA terms.

    MetLife v JPMorgan [2016] EWCA Civ 1248
    Instructed by JPMorgan, David Successfully defended a $120m claim by MetLife arising out of the sale of Argentinian inflation-linked bonds. The claim involved complex expert economic evidence about measuring hyperinflation in Argentina.

    Proxima v various banks
    Acted for Proxima (Vincent Tchenguiz) in claims against various banks arising out of complex swaps transactions.

    Securities and Exchange Commission v X [2009] EWCA Civ 27
    David has often been instructed by the SEC, the US regulatory body, to obtain freezing and other orders to provide restitution to defrauded investors.

    AHAB litigation
    Successfully acted for CA-CIB (formerly Calyon) in a dispute arising out of an alleged $9bn fraud on a Saudi Arabian partnership company. The trial involved substantial disputes of fact as well as disputes about Saudi Arabian Law.

    HSH v Nomura
    Following the credit crunch, David acted for HSH and other banks in a various disputes arising out of novation agreements with regard to swaps entered into with Italian municipalities.

  • Commercial Litigation

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    "His commercial acumen is second to none, and his understanding of nuanced points of law is excellent." "David Wolfson is not afraid to argue what others might consider unarguable, and he succeeds." Chambers UK 2020: Commercial Dispute Resolution

    “Calm, responsive and clear-thinking, he's good at breaking down difficult concepts and explaining them in a simple way." “He is a great advocate and a strategic thinker." Chambers UK 2019: Commercial Dispute Resolution

    “A go-to barrister for significant commercial disputes, he is very commercial and bright."  Legal 500 2019: Commercial Litigation 

    "Calm, responsive and clear-thinking, he's good at breaking down difficult concepts and explaining them in a simple way." Chambers UK 2019: Commercial Dispute Resolution

    "Excellent advocate with a compelling style, who is able to provide high-quality advice from both a legal and commercial perspective." "Immediately gets to the heart of complex disputes." Chambers UK 2018: Commercial Dispute Resolution

    “He does not sit on the fence but instead reaches considered view and sticks to his guns." "He is very impressive in court and very authoritative."
    Chambers UK 2017: Commercial Dispute Resolution

    Avonwick litigation
    Acted for Oleg Mkrtchan in a 9 week trial arising out of various disputes between 4 Ukrainian oligarchs. Judgment is expected in Spring 2020.

    Bilta v Tradition
    Representing Tradition in claims brought against them as brokers arising out of alleged VAT carousel fraud. The trial is scheduled for April 2020.

    Raiffeisen Bank International v Ashurst [2019] EWHC] 3; [2020] EWCA Civ 11
    Acting for Ashurst in a claim arising out of the sale of various Indonesian assets. David won a privilege dispute in the High Court in December 2018 and succeeded in the Court of Appeal in December 2019. The trial is listed for July 2020.

    Bilta v Tradition
    Acting for the brokers in a three month trial, striating in March 2020, arising out of an alleged VAT carousel fraud.

    Trillium
    Acting for Trillium in various matters arising out of long term property and services contracts.

    Berkeley Square
    Acting for property consultants in a claim brought by companies beneficially owned by the President of the UAE and the Emir of Abu Dhabi.

    AssetCo v Grant Thornton [2019] EWHC 150
    Led Grant Thornton’s defence to a claim arising out audit work.

    EE v Phones4
    Acting for EE in various claims brought by the administrators of Phones4U arising out of its collapse into administration.

    Uralkali  PJSC
    Acted for a bidder for the Force India Formula One team in a dispute arising out of the sale of the franchise.

    In the matter of BJUK Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 763
    Defended a claim brought by a creditor arising out of the provisional liquidation. The claim succeeded in the High Court, but David successfully appealed that decision in the Court of Appeal.

    Perrigo Israel Agencies
    Acted for an Israeli pharmaceutical company in proceedings linked to a large class-action claim in Israel.

    Confidential pharmaceutical claim
    Acted for a Japanese pharmaceutical company in successfully resisting a claim brought by a joint venture party.

    Millicom Tanzania v Golden Globe 2016 ECSCA
    Acted in the BVI for Millicom in a dispute concerning a fraud perpetrated on Millicom, obtaining worldwide freezing orders and other relief in the BVI, and also appeared before the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.

    A confidential dispute between a large fund manager and its insurers
    Acted for the insurers in a dispute arising out of unauthorised trading at a large fund manager.

    Fawaz al-Attiyah v HE Sheikh Al Thani [2016] EWHC 212 (QB)
    Acted in the Court of Appeal for the claimant in a case about the scope of diplomatic immunity.

    Clifton Capital v Bluebird
    In litigation in the Cayman Islands, acted for investors who bought, but did not receive, Twitter shares in its IPO.

    Haverford (Bermuda) Ltd v Wild Goose Holdings Pty Ltd
    Acted for Wild Goose in a dispute relating to a Lloyds syndicate.

    Biffa v West Sussex County Council
    Acted for Biffa in relation to contractual issues arising out of the Materials Resources Management Contract between the parties.

    JCB group
    Advised Lord Bamford and the group companies in relation to various matters relating to the ownership and structure of the JCB group.

    Gaydamak v Leviev [2012] EWHC 1740
    Acted for Arkadi Gaydamak in a high-profile dispute with Lev Leviev, concerning the ownership of Angolan diamond rights

  • Frustration, Force Majeure and Material Adverse Change Clauses

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    David has considerable experience in litigation arising out of unforeseeable events, the doctrine of frustration and the applicability of force majeure and material adverse change clauses.

    Much of this work is confidential, but examples include:

    Thames Valley Power Ltd v Total Gas & Power Ltd [2005] EWHC 2208 (Comm)
    Acted for Total Gas in a dispute concerning the applicability of a force majeure contract to a gas supply for Heathrow airport.

    LCIA arbitration [2017]
    Acted for an Indian steel mill in a dispute with an Australian coal producer which turned on the applicability of the doctrine of frustration.

    LCIA arbitration [2012]
    Acted for an investment fund in proceedings arising out of a building project in Mumbai where it was argued by the defendants that a force majeure clause applied.

    2008 global financial crisis
    Advised several banks and other financial institutions as to the applicability of material adverse change clauses as a result of the global financial crisis.

    Definitely Maybe (Touring) Ltd v Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur GmbH (No.2) [2001] 1 WLR 1745
    Acted for Oasis in a dispute arising out of the inability of one of the Gallagher brothers to play a concert in Germany. The issues included whether a force majeure clause was applicable.

     

  • Energy and Natural Resources

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    “He is very bright and very energetic and quick to come up with good arguments, as well as a good cross-examiner."  "He is very good commercially. He is good with clients and has bags of charm."
    Chambers UK 2020: Energy & Natural Resources

    "Very commercial and bright – another “go-to” barrister for significant commercial disputes"  Legal 500 2019: Energy

    "An excellent advocate. Very astute and very thoughtful." "Academically brilliant and very approachable." Chambers UK 2019: Energy & Natural Resources

    "Very measured and thoughtful in his presentations." Chambers UK 2018: Energy & Natural Resources

    "He has a very broad practice in energy-related areas, and is a tenacious, never-say-die advocate. He will champion a cause beyond all others." Chambers UK 2017: Energy & Natural Resources

    British Gas Trading v Shell & Esso [2019] EWHC 1735 (Comm)
    Successfully represented Esso in a dispute with British Gas about gas pricing for North Sea gas. The case is now under appeal to the Court of Appeal.

    Reliance Industries v The Union of India [2018] EWHC 822 (Comm); [2020] EWHC 263 (Comm)
    Acted for the Indian Government successfully resisting challenges made to an arbitration award relating to oil and gas projects off the Indian coast.

    Hardy Exploration v The Union of India
    Acted for the Indian Government in successfully resisting the recognition and enforcement of a foreign arbitral award.

    Confidential pipeline dispute
    Acting for an oil company in a dispute about damage to an off-shore oil pipeline.

    Tullow Energy
    David is instructed by Tullow with regard to a number of projects, mainly in Africa.

    Marathon Oil v Centrica [2018] EWHC 322 (Comm) [2019] EWCA Civ 11
    Successfully represented Marathon Oil in a trial concerning the ability of an Operator to charge payments designed to remedy a deficit in a pension fund to the other participants in an oil field joint venture. The judgment was upheld on appeal.

    Tullow Uganda Ltd v Heritage Oil & Gas Ltd [2013] EWHC 322 (Comm)
    Obtained judgment for Tullow of more than £350m in a dispute about a tax indemnity on the farm-down of interests in various petroleum exploration areas in Uganda. David successfully upheld the judgment in the Court of Appeal.

    SDP Services
    Acted for SDP services in a dispute arising out of the provision of services to the offshore oil industry. David successfully resisted an attempt by the claimants to obtain pre-trial disclosure and the claim settled shortly thereafter.

    BSG Litigation - Guinea
    Acted for BSG in multi-jurisdictional litigation arising out of the awarding of rights over the Simandou iron ore deposits. There were various claims between BSG, Vale, Rio Tinto and the Republic of Guinea in LCIA arbitration proceedings (London), Federal Court, Southern District (New York) and ICSID (Paris).

    Rockover Resources Ltd
    Acted for Rockover Resources Ltd in relation to the payment of Royalty Obligations and a tax claim by Gabon Tax Authority under a Share Sale Agreement.

  • Company and Insolvency

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     "A creative thinker and will come up with arguments that sound incredible but are credible."  Legal 500 2019: Insolvency 

    (Much of David’s work in this area is advisory and confidential)

    An investment company
    Advising in relation to sums due to investors on a return of funds to shareholders.

    A private equity fund
    Advising in relation to the rights of retired partners on the injection of new equity.

    Lehman Brothers Ltd [2014] EWHC 704; [2015] EWCA Civ 485; [2017] UKSC 38
    David was instructed by LBL in complex "Waterfall I" litigation arising out of the collapse of Lehman. David appeared in these proceedings in the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.

    Lehman ISDA disputes
    David is acting for a number of parties in disputes relating to transactions with Lehman entities governed by an ISDA master agreement. The disputes raise several issues of general importance to the market, including the meaning of "Loss" and how it is to be calculated.

    Various UK and international companies
    Advising companies, their shareholders, sponsors, or holders of debt or bonds about various aspects of debt restructuring.

    Phones4U
    Acting for EE in connection with claims arising out of the Administration of Phones4U.

    Taberna Europe [2016] EWHC 1958
    Successfully acted for Barclays Bank in a case arising out of the issue of notes by Taberna. 

    Klöckner restructuring
    Advised Strategic Value Partners with regard to the restructuring of Klöckner, a large German plastics undertaking. This is believed to be the first time a junior lender has obtained control in a contested situation against the wishes of the senior lenders and the equity sponsor.

    Other market-sensitive and confidential restructuring work
    David advisers lenders, debt holders, bondholders, noteholders and others in various restructurings and corporate conflicts. Due to the market-sensitive and confidential nature of this work, further details cannot be provided.

    Strategic Value Master Fund v Ideal Standard Acquisition [2011] EWHC 171 (Ch)
    Obtained judgment for the equity holders against the lenders in a high-profile dispute about an equity cure and the nature of a waiver of an event of default.

    Phoenix Kapitaldienst
    Represented innocent investors in a “Ponzi” scheme in relation to claims brought by the Administrator of the German investment company.

    BTA Bank
    Advised various banks and hedge funds with regard to investments in BTA Bank and the restructuring thereof.

    Russian bond-issuer
    Acted for a large Russian bond-issuing company in a dispute arising out of amendments to the terms of the bonds.

    Re Maltby Holdings Ltd
    Acted for Terra Firma against administrators in proceedings arising out of the pre-pack of EMI.

  • Sports and Entertainment

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    Cardiff City Football Club Ltd [2008] EWHC 535 (Ch)
    David has acted for Cardiff City FC on several occasions, primarily in defending it from claims advanced by loan note holders. 

    Chelsea FC
    Acting for Chelsea FC in a dispute arising out of the transfer of John Obi Mikel.

    The FA
    Acting for the FA in matters arising out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup bid.

  • Jurisdiction Disputes and Interim Relief

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    Much of David’s work involves jurisdiction and governing law issues. Only cases which had such issues as their central feature are cited in this section.

    Midtown v Essar [2017] EWHC 519; [2018] EWHC 2545
    Acted for Essar in a case about the enforceability in England of “confession judgments” granted by the New York court.

    Hardy Exploration v The Union of India
    Acted for the Indian Government in successfully resisting the recognition and enforcement of a foreign arbitral award.

    Sulamérica Cia Nacional De Seguros S.A. v Enesa Engenharia S.A [2012] EWCA Civ 638
    Acted for respondents to an arbitration in the leading case on the question of which system of law governs an arbitration clause.

    Shashoua v Sharma [2009] EWHC 957 (Comm)
    Obtained an anti-suit injunction against respondents threatening to bring proceedings in India to stifle an LCIA arbitration (London Seat). 

    ARM v Max Lewinsohn [2009] EWHC 1964 (Ch)
    Successfully acted for a Luxembourg bond issuer in a dispute being litigated both in Utah and in England, as to whether the English court can stay proceedings brought under Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001, art 2.

    United States and Exchange Commission v Manterfield [2008] EWHC 1349 (QB); [2009] EWCA Civ 27
    Acted for the SEC, obtaining a worldwide freezing order, without provision of a cross-undertaking. SEC succeeded in maintaining the injunction on appeal.

    Kolden Holdings Ltd v Rodette Commerce Ltd [2007] EWHC 1597 (Comm);[2008] EWCA Civ 10
    Acted for an investment fund, in Commercial Court and subsequently Court of Appeal proceedings, in a jurisdiction challenge concerning the issue of ‘same parties’ under Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001, art 27/28.

    Primacom Management GmbH
    Acted for a hedge fund with sub-participation rights in a senior loan and a secured lender in a mezzanine debt.

  • Arbitration

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    "He is really good at jurisdictional issues and thinks outside the box." "He is incredibly client-friendly and makes himself accessible." Chambers UK 2020: International Arbitration (UK Bar and Global)

    "An excellent advocate. Very astute and very thoughtful." "Academically brilliant and very approachable."  Chambers & Partners 2019: International Arbitration (UK & Global) 

    "He is friendly, engaging, charming, but brilliant, and he knows when to stick the knife in."  Legal 500 2019: International Arbitration 

    "An excellent advocate. Very astute and very thoughtful." "Academically brilliant and very approachable." Chambers UK 2019: International Arbitration: General Commercial & Insurance

    "A brilliant legal mind. He sees through the facts and the law and gets straight to the issues." Chambers UK 2018: International Arbitration: General Commercial & Insurance

    "David is a powerful advocate who communicates well with the tribunal and knows how to deal with difficult points." Chambers UK 2017: International Arbitration: General Commercial & Insurance

    David is frequently instructed as counsel in arbitrations, governed by various arbitral bodies (including LCIA, ICC, ICSID and Ad Hoc).

    David also accepts appointments as Arbitrator. He has considerable experience as arbitrator, both as part of a tribunal, and also as sole arbitrator (including ICC appointments).

    AS COUNSEL

    LCIA Proceedings [2019-20]
    David acts for the administrators of PrivatBank in proceedings arising out of the frauds of the bank’s former owners. In addition to the arbitration proceedings which are confidential, the award has given rise to various applications and challenges which will be heard by the High Court in 2020. The judgment of Zacaroli J upholding the awards is reported at [2020] EWHC 610 (Ch).

    LCIA Proceedings [2018]
    Acting for investors in a telecoms provider and successfully obtained award of damages.

    SCC Proceedings [2018]
    David acted for the Ruler of a Gulf state in claims arising out of mismanagement of an investment fund.

    LCIA and ICSID Proceedings [2016]
    Successfully represented an Indian company in a dispute concerning the importation of cigarettes and other products into central Africa.

    LCIA and ICSID Proceedings [2014-15]
    Acting in both LCIA and ICSID proceedings arising out of bribery and fraud allegations concerning the rights to the world’s largest iron ore deposit in Guinea. The award has given rise to various proceedings in the High Court.

    LCIA Proceedings [2014]
    Insurance coverage dispute arising out of class-action environmental litigation in the US.

    LCIA Proceedings [2014]
    Dispute between two international car rental companies about rights to the EMEA market.

    LCIA Proceedings [2012-14]
    US$45 million+ dispute concerning alleged breach of contract arising out of control of international aluminium market.

    LCIA Proceedings [2012]
    For a Russian company defending a claim arising out of the relationship between a previous arbitral award and obligations to Note Holders.

    LCIA Proceedings [2011-12]
    For investment fund in proceedings arising out of a large building project in Mumbai.

    LCIA Proceedings [2011]
    For a hedge fund in a dispute arising out of a slum clearance project in Mumbai.

    LCIA Proceedings [2009-12]
    For Indian customers defending a claim brought by a multinational bank arising out of loss-making derivative transactions.

    LCIA Proceedings [2010]
    Acting for a major European energy company in an arbitration relating to the privatisation of Russian electricity generating companies.

    ICC Proceedings [2009]
    For Indian conglomerate defending a claim arising out of disputed purchases for expensive plant.

    ICC Proceedings [2009]
    For a commodities seller against a buyer who refused to take delivery (Singapore seat).

     

    AS ARBITRATOR

    ICC Proceedings [2018]
    As sole arbitrator in a dispute about the sale of a plane for use in an African project.

    ICC Proceedings [2018]
    As sole arbitrator in a dispute about the construction of a power station in the Middle East.

    ICC Proceedings [2017]
    As sole arbitrator in a dispute about a real estate project in the Middle East.

    ICC Proceedings [2016]
    As Co-Arbitrator on a three person ICC tribunal considering a dispute in relation to the control of a telecommunications company in Eastern Europe.

    ICC Proceedings [2015/16]
    As sole arbitrator in a dispute over a Limited Partnership Agreement.

    ICC Proceedings [2015]
    As Chairman of a three person ICC tribunal considering a dispute over professional consultancy fees.

Education

Selwyn College, Cambridge - MA (Hons)