Experience

  • Banking Litigation and Advisory

    • A leading Russian steel producer on the interpretation of provisions in loan documentation and security arrangements.
    • Credit Suisse Securities in Basma Al Sulaiman v (i) Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited; and (ii) Plurimi Capital LLP [2013] EWHC 400 (Comm).
    • A global investment bank in its contingent liabilities under a hedging agreement.
    • A global investment bank in a dispute relating to the forced sale of an asset under a commercial participation agreement.
    • The wholesale division of a large UK bank in claims arising out of an alleged fraudulent asset stripping scheme.
    • Various clients in money claims related to the Lehman Brothers administration.
    • A large UK Bank in a portfolio of claims relating to misselling of swaps and fixed term loans.
    • A premier U.S. investment bank in the settlement of a dispute with a European municipal government concerning the sale of interest rate swaps.
    • A Brazilian commodities giant on a contentious matter relating to forfeiting agreements.
  • Financial Services Regulatory Investigations

    • A sponsor in enquiries by the Stock Exchange relating to compliance with the Code of Conduct for Sponsors.
    • The directors of a Hong Kong listed company in enquiries by the Stock Exchange regarding the suitability of the directors to remain as officers of the company.
    • A large UK bank in the FCA past business review of the sale of interest rate hedging products.
    • UBS in the FSA investigation into $2 billion "rogue trader" incident.
    • Various clients in CFTC, SEC and FCA investigations into LIBOR manipulation.
    • A global bank in a SEC investigation into the sale of collateralised debt obligations.
  • Secondments

    • Secondments to UBS and Lloyds Banking Group.

Education

  • BPP Law School, 2008, L.P.C.
  • BPP Law School, 2007, GDL
  • University College London, 2006, B.A. (Hons)