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Alyssa has a broad commercial practice in line with Chambers’ profile. She has worked on a variety of commercial disputes in areas such as civil fraud, banking, energy, shareholder disputes and jurisdiction challenges. Alyssa has acted in a number of complex cases as part of a larger team, as well as advising and appearing in smaller cases as sole counsel in the County Courts.
From October 2018 to March 2019, Alyssa spent five months as a Judicial Assistant in the Commercial Court, where she worked on cases such as Marme Inversiones 2007 SL v Natwest Markets Plc  EWHC 366 (Comm) (Picken J), Tugushev v Orlov  EWHC 645 (Comm) (Carr J) and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited v ING Bank N.V.  EWHC 676 (Comm) (Moulder J).
Current instructions include:
- Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation v (1) Dechert LLP (2) Neil Gerrard (2017, Commercial Court)
Acting for ENRC (with Laurence Rabinowitz QC, Anna Boase QC and James MacDonald) in a high value, high profile professional negligence claim brought in the Commercial Court by a mining company against its former solicitors in connection with an internal bribery and corruption investigation.
- Agate Assets & Ors v Banque Privee Edmond de Rothschild & Ors (2015, Commercial Court)
Acting for the Claimants (with Sonia Tolaney QC and Adam Rushworth) in a claim for declaratory relief arising out of a transaction involving the sale of a structured note ultimately acquired by a UCITS fund and defending against counterclaims for over US$30m brought in unlawful means conspiracy, deceit, dishonest assistance and negligence.
- ABT Auto Investments Ltd v (1) Aapico Investments Pte Ltd (2) Aapico Hitech Public Company Ltd (3) Sakthi Global Auto Holdings Ltd (2020, Commercial Court)
Acting for the Claimants (with Anna Boase QC) in a claim for relief concerning the appropriation of shares under a share charge agreement.
Recent instructions include:
- Minera Las Bambas SA v Glencore Queensland Ltd (2018, Commercial Court)
Acted for Glencore (with Jamie Goldsmith QC) in a dispute brought under a contractual indemnity in a share purchase agreement, concerning payments of US$45m made to the Peruvian tax authority. Interlocutory issues raised included the stay of proceedings due to ongoing proceedings in Peru ( EWHC 108 (Comm)) and waiver of privilege ( EWHC 1358 (Comm)).
- Minera Las Bambas SA v Glencore Queensland Ltd  EWCA Civ 972
Acted for Glencore (with Conall Patton) in the Court of Appeal. The appeal raised issues of the correct interpretation of certain tax indemnities and warranties contained in a contract for the purchase of shares in a company owning a large copper mining project in Peru.