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Practice Summary

Krishnaprasad has a broad commercial practice spanning the full range of Chambers’ work. As a pupil in Chambers and subsequently as a Judicial Assistant at the Commercial Court, he has experience of being involved in several pieces of complex commercial dispute resolution including the Lloyds/HBOS trial (assisting Sebastian Isaac), the Commercial Court trial in Minera Las Bambas SA v Glencore Queensland Ltd [2018] EWHC 1658 (Comm) (assisting Conall Patton), a substantial LCIA Arbitration (assisting Steven Elliott QC) and the applications for a worldwide freezing order, search order and Norwich Pharmacal relief in Arcelormittal v Essar Steel [2019] EWHC 724 (Comm) (assisting Jacobs J).

From March to July 2019, Krishnaprasad worked as a Judicial Assistant at the Commercial Court where he assisted the judges with some of the leading cases decided during that period including Arcelormittal v Essar Steel [2019] EWHC 724 (Comm) (Jacobs J), PJSC Tatneft v Bogolyubov [2019] EWHC 1400 (Comm) (Butcher J), Saab v Dangate Consulting Ltd [2019] EWHC 1558 (Comm) (Cockerill J), Ministry Of Defence & Support For Armed Forces of Iran v International Military Services Ltd [2019] EWHC 1994 (Comm) (Phillips J), Magdeev v Tsvetkov [2019] EWHC 1557 (Comm) (Picken J) and Kazakhstan Kagazy Plc v Zhunus (non-party costs application) (Jacobs J). He also worked with Popplewell J and the Witness Evidence Working Group on a report regarding the use of factual witness evidence in the Business and Property Courts.

Before coming to the Bar, Krishnaprasad taught and researched the law of restitution at Oxford. His work on the subject was recently cited with approval by the Court of Appeal in Equitas Insurance Ltd v Municipal Mutual Insurance Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 718 (Leggatt LJ).

Krishnaprasad is qualified to practice in India and is able to advice on commercial disputes involving Indian law.