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Practice Summary

Stephanie is developing a broad commercial practice.  She has appeared led and unled in the High Court, as well as conducting hearings in the County Court.

Recent and notable instructions include:

  • JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank & Anr v. Pugachev & Ors: For the Defendant in 2-day Chancery Division proceedings concerned with consequential issues arising from earlier proceedings ([2017] EWHC 2426 (Ch), Birss J), dealing with applications for adjournment, set aside and relief from sanctions.
  • VR Partners v Exotix v CVI [2017] EWHC 2620 (Comm):  For the Third Party investment fund in an 8-day Commercial Court trial concerning the construction of a back-to-back trade of valuable Ukrainian loan interests and entitlement to unwind said trade.
  • Monk v Largo Foods [2016] EWHC 1837 (Comm): For the Defendant in a 5-day Commercial Court trial.  The claim concerned the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993, and issues of contractual construction.
  • Winkler v. Shamoon [2016] EWHC 217 (Ch): For the Claimant in a 4-day jurisdiction challenge in the Chancery Division.  The claim concerned a dispute as to the ownership of shares, which gave rise to issues of jurisdiction and governing law, proprietary estoppel, constructive trusts, Israeli law and BVI law.
  • ICC Proceedings: For the Claimant in professional negligence proceedings brought against an investment manager, in the context of investments in complex structured financial products.
  • Swissmarine Corp Ltd v OW Supply & Trading [2015] EWHC 1571 (Comm): For the Respondents successfully resisting an anti-suit injunction.