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Practice Summary

Sa’ad Hossain’s practice covers the full range of domestic and international commercial litigation, advice and arbitration.  Singled out for his work in some of the highest profile commercial cases fought in London, Sa’ad’s work includes complex, high-value disputes in energy/oil and gas; banking and finance; civil fraud; and shareholder disputes.  As well as appearing regularly for clients in High Court applications, trials and appeals, he also has considerable experience of arbitral tribunals, including in ICC, LCIA, SCC and ad hoc proceedings.

Recommendations include:  

"Gets more into the detail of cases than most." "His advice is always clear, considered and commercial, and he's excellent in front of the client." Commercial Dispute Resolution, Chambers UK 2019

"His softly spoken eloquence masks a razor-sharp intellect. Importantly, he is also very down-to-earth and client-friendly, effortlessly summarising difficult legal issues into digestible nuggets." "He's very clever, very charming and receptive. If he promises to give you something he always does; he'll never let you down." Energy & Natural Resources, Chambers UK 2019

"A very clear thinker." "Clear, considered and commercial." International Arbitration (Counsel), Chambers UK 2019

‘Ego-free, razor-sharp intellect, with an advocacy style that is absolutely destructive.’ Commercial Litigation, Legal 500 2018-2019

 ‘Excellent.’ Energy, Legal 500 2018-2019

 ‘Has a fantastic depth of knowledge in the oil and gas sector, which really distinguishes him.’ International Arbitration (Counsel), Legal 500 2018-2019

"He provides excellent strategic input and robust advice, and is a pleasure to work with." "A good commercial lawyer applying the law in a common-sense, practical way." Chambers UK 2018 (Commercial Dispute Resolution)

"He takes a thorough, hands-on approach and provides excellent strategic input and robust advice." Chambers UK 2018 (Energy & Natural resources) 

"He is practical, thorough and very easy to work with." Chambers UK 2018 (International Arbitration: General Commercial & Insurance) 

"He's quality, as he's so bright and capable. He's steeped in the industry and a real epert. He's also very responsive and user friendly.' Chambers UK 2017 (Energy & Natural Resources)

"A clear leader in the new generation of silks, he's quick, efficient and a real team player." "A very thoughtful barrister with very strong drafting skills." Chambers UK 2017 (Commercial Dispute Resolution)

"A very user friendly lawyer, who is intellectually and legally adept." Chambers UK 2017: International Arbitration - Commercial and Insurance

"He manages to combine being incredibly brainy and very clear in his submissions with being approachable". "He is really good fun to work with and offers really clear, incisive advice". Chambers UK 2016 (Commercial Dispute)

“He has a mighty intellect”; “absolutely charming and very clever.” Chambers 2015 (Commercial Dispute)

“His preparation of a case is excellent, and his knowledge of this sector is invaluable.” Chambers 2015 (Energy)

“He is obviously going to have a great future - he has the ability to take on information, works hard and impresses"; “measured, quick and proactive in his advice.” Chambers 2014

"I would single him out as someone who does fantastic work”; “he has a superb grasp of the law and is excellent on paper too.” Chambers 2014

“A terrific advocate with a hands on approach.” Chambers 2013

“A genuine talent coming through.” Chambers 2013