Private Practice
  • Excellent opening for an Associate with strong commercial experience to join our Tier 1 ranked Dispute Resolution team
  • We advise many of the largest and most ambitious organisations across all major regions of the world
  • You'll work on high-profile and complex claims relating to a number of sectors ...
  • ... with particular focus on energy including disputes in relation to upstream oil & gas projects, and LNG & gas sales
  • You'll have experience in banking and financial services disputes aligned to strong case management skills

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English High Court sets aside award for failure to properly cross-examine a witness on a core issue and basing its decision on matters not properly argued by the parties

In P v D 2019 EWHC 1277 (Comm), the English High Court set aside an arbitral award on the basis that the tribunal had reached a finding of fact on a

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The month ahead in financial services regulatory developments

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Beauty is more than skin deep - the Interim Report of the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission

After a bumpy start but ahead of schedule, the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission (or the “BBBBC”) this week published its Interim Report

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Margin by which party beat own Part 36 offer not relevant in determining costs consequences

The High Court has found that, where a claimant beat its own Part 36 offer by only a very small margin relative to the size of the claim, that was not

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Patent and Pharma Update - July 2019

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On 4 July 2019, Mr Justice William Davis approved a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (“DPA“) agreed between the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO“) and Serco

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Recent High Court decision casts doubt on whether EU27 courts will be able to defer to English court pursuant to exclusive jurisdiction clauses in some circumstances if “no-deal” Brexit

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High Court finds there is no power to stay English proceedings to give effect to exclusive jurisdiction clause in favour of non-EU court unless proceedings were commenced first in the foreign court

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The FCA publishes proposals to ban sale of crypto-derivatives to retail consumers

The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA“) has published proposals to ban the sale of derivatives or exchange traded notes (“ETNs“) which reference

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Court of Appeal decision illustrates proper application of compensatory principle of damages, as well as modern approach to contractual interpretation

The Court of Appeal has held that a charterer was liable for substantial damages for its failure to make shipments of iron ore pellets under a

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Inside Arbitration: Issue 8 of the publication from Herbert Smith Freehills’ global arbitration practice

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UK: Charity Commission freezes bank accounts pending investigation into grant-giving charities with common trustees

The Charity Commission has frozen the bank accounts of, and opened separate statutory inquiries into, two grant-giving charities, established for

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New Hague Judgments Convention: finally adopted but may be some years before impact is felt

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Airline Insolvency Review

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