FIRE CI & IOM: Jersey 2024

18th & 19th June 2024, Royal Yacht Hotel, Jersey

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Ankita Ritwik
Of Counsel
Gibson Dunn (USA)

Ankita Ritwik is Of Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. She is a member of the International Arbitration, Transnational Litigation and Judgement and Arbitral Award Enforcement Practice Groups. Ankita has extensive experience in investment treaty and international commercial arbitration, including award enforcement in multiple jurisdictions. She has represented a variety of clients with investments in Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa, in the mining, energy, telecommunications, real estate, maritime and manufacturing industries in international arbitration and enforcement proceedings.


Ankita Ritwik
Ankita Ritwik Of Counsel
Gibson Dunn (USA)
Grzegorz E. Woźniak
Founder and Managing Partner
Woźniak Legal (Poland)

The founding partner of Woźniak Legal, Grzegorz's clients consist of businesses and private clients.

He advises a diverse range of Polish and non-Polish enterprises on their investments and operations in Poland and abroad. Grzegorz’s special areas of expertise are acquisitions, buy-outs, business start-ups, investments, SMEs, private equity and compliance issues as well as dispute resolution, in particular post-transactional litigation. Grzegorz was involved in many high-profile court cases, including some of the most significant bet-the-firm litigation and class action matters.
 
Grzegorz also has significant experience in property restitution claims. He represented foreign families in cases seeking compensation or the return of immovable properties and businesses nationalised by the Polish communist government just after World War II.

Grzegorz also advises private clients on a variety of matters, including cross-border succession, family governance, divorce, child custody and holding structures for multi-jurisdictional assets. He is named as a leading private client lawyer in Poland in Chambers HNW and the Legal 500 directories. Sources regard him to be "highly professional and knowledgeable".
 
Grzegorz is also a member of the law firm management committee of the International Bar Association. He speaks on dispute resolution, law firm management and restitution of property in Poland.

Prior to establishing Woźniak Legal, between 1993 – 2007 Grzegorz worked as a senior associate at Allen & Overy in Warsaw.

Grzegorz speaks English and Italian.


Grzegorz E. Woźniak
Grzegorz E. Woźniak Founder and Managing Partner
Woźniak Legal (Poland)
Marina Boterashvili
Partner
Quinn Emanuel

Marina Boterashvili is a Partner in Quinn Emanuel’s London office. She specialises in complex litigation and arbitration, with an emphasis on civil fraud, financial litigation and joint venture and shareholder disputes.

Marina has particular experience managing complex and high value disputes with a significant cross-border element, particularly involving offshore jurisdictions, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Her clients include multinational corporations, high net worth individuals and sovereign governments in cases arising across a range of sectors, including telecommunications, energy and natural resources, pharmaceuticals and financial services.

Marina also has extensive experience in applying for and resisting applications for interim relief in the English, Cyprus and BVI courts, including anti-suit injunctions, and pre-and post-judgment asset freezing relief.

Marina’s arbitration experience includes acting on arbitrations under the UNCITRAL, ICSID, SCC, LCIA and ICC Rules, as well as a number of ad hoc arbitrations.

Described in Legal500 as “very talented and always calm and in control”, Marina is recommended in a number of practice areas, including: (i) Civil Fraud; (ii) Commercial Litigation; (iii) Banking Litigation; and (iv) International Arbitration.  

In 2022, Marina was featured as a ‘next generation’ arbitration practitioner by Legal Business Magazine. In 2023, she was recognised as a 2023 Rising Star by Law.com in its list of the UK's Best Up and Coming Female Lawyers aged under 40.

Marina is fluent in English, French, Russian, Dutch and Hebrew.


Marina Boterashvili
Marina Boterashvili Partner
Quinn Emanuel
Mark Shaw
Partner, Licensed Insolvency Practitioner
BDO

I have a broad client practice, comprising restructuring, insolvency and related expert witness matters. These are usually complex, cross-border and high value in nature. I have worked on some of the highest profile assignments in the market over recent years and have particular experience of the financial services and shipping sectors.


Mark Shaw
Mark Shaw Partner, Licensed Insolvency Practitioner
BDO
Benoît Mauron
Partner
LALIVE (Switzerland)

Benoît A. Mauron joined LALIVE in 2015. He practices in litigation, representing clients in both civil and criminal Swiss proceedings, with a focus on domestic and cross border commercial disputes and fraud litigation, including asset recovery. He is a member of the founding committee of FIRE Starters, an international platform for fraud, insolvency, recovery and enforcement practitioners and frequently represents the firm as a speaker on these topics.

Before joining LALIVE, Benoît A. Mauron worked as an associate in the dispute resolution group of a leading Swiss firm in Geneva (2012-2014) where he also trained (2010-2012).

He holds an LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar with Honors, 2015) as well as a Master in Swiss law from the University of Lausanne (major in Business Law, magna cum laude, 2009). He is admitted to practise in Switzerland (2012) and in New York (2019).


Benoît Mauron
Benoît Mauron Partner
LALIVE (Switzerland)
Rebecca McNulty
Partner
Ogier (Jersey)

Rebecca is Partner in Ogier's Jersey Dispute Resolution team.

Rebecca has significant experience across a broad range of commercial litigation matters, trust disputes, cross border insolvency and restructuring and property disputes.  She regularly advises local and international clients in actions often involving multiple parties in multiple jurisdictions from pre-litigation through to trial and often works closely with Ogier's Local Legal Services team advising HNW clients on contentious property related matters.


Rebecca McNulty
Rebecca McNulty Partner
Ogier (Jersey)
Simon Hurry
Partner
Collas Crill (Jersey)

Simon is a Jersey advocate and specialises in high-value commercial and trust litigation, enforcement and asset tracing, and cross-border insolvency matters. He has been praised for his strong technical skills, attention to detail and for having a 'real world' approach to the law, and is regularly instructed by large onshore firms in complex cross-jurisdictional matters with a Jersey element. Simon has been involved in some of the Island's largest and most complex cases, most recently in the Privy Council in the Z Trusts saga.


Simon Hurry
Simon Hurry Partner
Collas Crill (Jersey)
Saima Hanif KC
Barrister
3VB

Saima Hanif KC is an expert in sanctions law involving the banking and the FS sector. She has acted for some of the largest financial institutions and is instructed by City law firms. Her work is cross-border, and she has represented clients in the Middle East, the British Overseas Territories and Europe, in disputes relating to the Iranian, Russian and Libyan sanction regimes. She is currently instructed as a legal expert witness on UK sanctions law, in four different Russian matters. In 2022, Saima was named in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 list, recognising stand-out excellence in the legal profession.


Saima Hanif KC
Saima Hanif KC Barrister
3VB
Mark Emery
Director
DQ Advocates (Isle of Man)

Mark is a Director in DQ’s Dispute Resolution department, and heads DQ’s Insolvency & Restructuring team. Since qualifying as a Manx Advocate in 2012 Mark has regularly appeared at all levels of the Isle of Man High Court of Justice.

Mark practices a wide range of commercial litigation, but has particular experience in acting in commercial disputes (ranging from complex contractual disputes through to issuing proceedings seeking to secure and recover substantial assets such as private jets, yachts and properties held through Isle of Man companies), fraud & asset recovery, corporate insolvency, claims against directors, the appointment of receivers, applications for injunctive relief, trust disputes, enforcing foreign judgments and assisting with the recognition of foreign trustees in bankruptcy and obtaining of ancillary orders from the Isle of Man High Court.

Mark has been regularly ranked by the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners UK, and is a member of the IFG (previously known as the Fraud Network), which is a handpicked group of specialist fraud lawyers across the world focused on securing injunctions, asset recovery and trust busting remedies in key offshore jurisdictions. Mark is a member of the Channel Islands & Isle of Man Committee of FIRE (Fraud. Insolvency. Recovery. Enforcement).

Recent public examples of Mark’s work include:

  1. Zedra Trust Company (Isle of Man) Limited As Trustee of the Eldoriange Trust – Successfully obtaining on an urgent basis the blessing by the Isle of Man High Court of a momentous decision by the trustee (pursuant to section 61 of the Trustee Act 1961) and beddoe relief in respect of responding to related court proceedings issued in the Isle of Man High Court by foreign bankruptcy trustees of the deceased settlor’s Estate (allegedly insolvent to the value of £40 million) seeking information from the trustee concerning an Isle of Man trust.
  2. Hannah Davie and Nicholas Stewart Wood (as Joint Trustees in Bankruptcy of Kamal Siddiqi, deceased) – Successfully obtaining the urgent recognition in the Isle of Man of English Joint Trustees in Bankruptcy in order to assist with ascertaining whether the Bankrupt had any interest in an Isle of Man company, suspected of owning English properties with a value of between £5-5.6 million.
  3. Fry, Shankland & Hyde (acting as Joint Trustees in Bankruptcy of Olena Tyschenko) v Baker Tilly Isle of Man Fiduciaries Limited – Acting for Baker Tilly in respect of the bankruptcy of a high-profile Ukrainian national. Baker Tilly were added by the English joint trustees in bankruptcy to recognition proceedings before the Isle of Man High Court of Justice, in circumstances where Baker Tilly required a court order in order to compel the production of certain confidential documentation with an ancillary order for the costs of compliance.

Mark Emery
Mark Emery Director
DQ Advocates (Isle of Man)
Rebecca Hume
Partner
Howard Kennedy

Rebecca Hume
Rebecca Hume Partner
Howard Kennedy
Daniel Gritten
Counsel
Hogan Lovells

Daniel Gritten advises clients on a range of corporate and commercial disputes and civil fraud claims. These include large-scale, cross-border litigation and arbitration. 

Recommended by the directories as "composed, assiduous and with a gift for working out when to go on the attack", and "a great all-round package", Daniel regularly advises clients in relation to obtaining and/or resisting injunctions, including freezing, anti-suit, receivership and search orders, from first instance to the Supreme Court.

Daniel's clients, which include financial institutions, large corporations and high net worth individuals, rely on him to provide clear, practical and strategic advice in relation to their most complex problems.


Daniel Gritten
Daniel Gritten Counsel
Hogan Lovells
Marine Simonnot
Partner
UGGC Avocats (France)

Member of the UGGC Avocats’ Restructuring team for more than 15 years, I joined the firm as a trainee lawyer before becoming an associate, consultant and then partner in 2020. I am President of the Insolvency Commission of AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers) for a 3-year period and a member of the WIR (Woman In Restructuring) association.

I advise clients on all aspects of insolvency law, from the prevention of difficulties to their treatment in the context of collective proceedings, both as counsel and in litigation. I support companies of all sizes, their managers and/or shareholders, investment funds, creditors, legal representatives or buyers. I act for French and foreign clients. With Thierry Montéran, I am also co-editor of the section on insolvency law in a practical guide published by Lextenso.


Marine Simonnot
Marine Simonnot Partner
UGGC Avocats (France)
Lucas Moore
Partner
Payne Hicks Beach

Lucas Moore has represented high net worth individuals, funds, banks and corporates in international litigation and arbitration for 20 years. Lucas’ practice includes claims arising in financial services, international trade, trust, fraud, contentious insolvency, corporate governance/shareholder issues and reputational issues.

Lucas is well versed in forum and other jurisdictional matters and regularly advises on the use of injunctive relief (including anti-suit, freezing and search orders together with related contempt applications), governing law and enforcement issues.  Lucas’ experience also encompasses international requests for judicial assistance in the form of letters of request and litigation funding arrangements.

Lucas qualified in 2004 and worked at Jones Day before joining Payne Hicks Beach in July 2018.


Lucas Moore
Lucas Moore Partner
Payne Hicks Beach
Rachael Gregory
Of Counsel
Grosvenor Law

Rachael Gregory
Rachael Gregory Of Counsel
Grosvenor Law
Henry Farris
Partner
Withers

Henry Farris is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team at Withersworldwide.

He has a broad commercial litigation practice, working on complex disputes in the financial services, banking and corporate sectors, often with an international or multi-jurisdictional element.

He has particular expertise in (i) disputes arising out of the private equity and investment fund sectors; (ii) brokerage and capital markets disputes (iii) disputes relating to banking services and (iv) shareholder and company claims.  He also has significant recent experience advising on disputes relating to cryptoassets and digital payment services.


Henry Farris
Henry Farris Partner
Withers
Simona Peter
Senior Associate
Bird & Bird

I am a senior associate in our Dispute Resolution team in London, advising our clients on contentious matters, with a special focus on complex fraud and investigations work (often with a cross-border element) across a number of key sectors including life sciences and energy & utilities.

I have been involved in a wide range of High Court litigation, damages enquiries and appeals to the Court of Appeal. I have also been involved in a number of arbitrations (ICC, LCIA and ad-hoc), many of which involved legal issues arising out of complex technical contracts.

I regularly advise on ancillary relief applications including disclosure orders and injunctive relief both in England and abroad. I have obtained third party disclosure orders in England and other jurisdictions and successfully used the material obtained to follow and recover dissipated assets. I am well versed in the enforcement of English and foreign judgments and arbitral awards (including challenges thereof).

A number of my cases involve complex trust structures or company structures used in an attempt to conceal frauds or the dissipation of assets. I regularly advise clients on allegations involving breaches of fiduciary duties, unlawful means conspiracy, allegations of bad faith, conspiracy to defraud and breaches of trust.

I have been involved in a number of investigations including contracts procured by fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets and confidential information, allegations of corruption/bribery as well as regulatory investigations commenced by the Financial Reporting Council, the Tax Disciplinary Board and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

As an engineer, I take a particular interest in complex disputes in life sciences and those that require a deep technical understanding and industry knowledge. Due to my understanding of the industry, I am able to grasp technical contracts or issues quickly and am able to offer creative problem solutions or ideas to obtain the best result for our clients. Before joining the team at Bird & Bird, I studied at a Higher Technical School for Industrial Engineering in Vienna, Austria. Later, I trained with Bird & Bird and was seconded to our Brussels Competition team before qualifying in 2014.

I have been recognised as a Rising Star in Civil Fraud Legal 500 as well as a Key Lawyer in Commercial Litigation: Premium as well as a Key Lawyer in Commercial Arbitration. I also sit on the Committee of the Female Fraud Forum.


Simona Peter
Simona Peter Senior Associate
Bird & Bird
James Pirie
Associate Director
Grant Thornton (Jersey)

James is an Associate Director in the Recovery & Reorganisation team, based in Jersey. He is a Chartered Accountant, qualified Insolvency Practitioner and Certified Fraud Examiner and joined the Recovery & Reorganisation team in 2015.
 
James manages a diverse portfolio of cases including contentious insolvent liquidations, solvent restructurings, complex fund winding ups and forensic accounting investigations, regularly working with other Grant Thornton’s offices on cross border engagements. He is also the current Treasurer of the Jersey Aero Club.


James Pirie
James Pirie Associate Director
Grant Thornton (Jersey)
Hetty Gleave
Partner
Fladgate

Hetty Gleave
Hetty Gleave Partner
Fladgate
Tom Cornell
Associate
Debevoise & Plimpton

Tom Cornell is an associate (barrister) in the firm’s International Dispute Resolution Group, resident in London. His practice focuses on international arbitration and complex multijurisdictional litigation. He previously clerked for the Master of the Rolls and practised from a Magic Circle firm.

Mr. Cornell represents corporate clients, sovereigns and international organisations on a range of contentious and non-contentious matters, particularly in investor-state arbitration, public international law disputes, commercial arbitrations and litigation in the English courts. He also has experience of anti-corruption, extradition and related criminal investigations, including parallel litigation in the civil courts.

As a barrister, Mr. Cornell has full rights of audience before all courts and tribunals in England & Wales. Prior to joining Debevoise, Mr. Cornell practised at one of London’s leading barristers’ chambers and was Judicial Assistant to the Rt. Hon. Lord Dyson MR at the Court of Appeal for Easter and Trinity terms 2015. He also worked as a Visiting Professional at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

Mr. Cornell graduated from Oxford University with a BA (First Class Honours) and holds an LL.M. (with Distinction) in public international law from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, where he was awarded the Blackstone Chambers Prize. In addition, Mr. Cornell previously served as a research assistant at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, where he worked on a number of national and international projects. He is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Italian.

Mr. Cornell has a particular interest in international sanctions law and since 2015 has been a guest lecturer in the subject at Lund University in Sweden. He is the author of a chapter focusing on the impact of sanctions on English-law governed contracts and English-seated arbitrations in International Arbitration in England - Perspectives in Times of Change, published by Wolters Kluwer (August, 2022) and a co-author of Sanctions Law, published by Hart Publishing (January, 2019). Other publications include “Court of Appeal Confirms Sanctions Provision Operates to Bar Recovery of Interest on Arbitral Award (Ministry of Defence & Support for Armed Forces of Islamic Republic of Iran v International Military Services Ltd),” LexisNexis Corporate Crime News (February, 2020); “The EU Blocking Regulation: compliance programmes for US and EU companies,” WorldECR (December, 2018) and “UK High Court rules on sanctions clauses in insurance contracts and considers application of the EU Blocking Regulation,” World ECR (November, 2018).


Tom Cornell
Tom Cornell Associate
Debevoise & Plimpton
Katrina Mather
Barrister
Gatehouse Chambers

Katrina has a busy advisory and court practice specialising in insolvency, commercial and property law. She is particularly sought after for cases which straddle one or more of her specialist areas. She is listed as a Leading Junior in The Legal 500 and is frequently instructed on complex matters which are of commercial significance as well as high value.

Katrina prides herself on providing clear, practical, commercially astute advice. Clients appreciate her tactical judgement and her genuine commitment to their best interests.

She is approachable and personable which makes her a popular choice with lay and professional clients. She is retained as standing counsel by institutional clients including investment, hedge and pension funds as well as major financial institutions. She is noted for taking a rounded approach to cases where reputational risk can be as important as winning a particular dispute.

Katrina is an experienced advocate and is frequently instructed as sole counsel to appear in the higher courts. She is a popular choice as junior counsel on large scale litigation due to her dedicated and hardworking nature. Judges have rated her submissions as “exceptionally intelligent and well measured” and cross-examination as “remarkable, particularly for one so junior”.

Before commencing practice at the Bar, Katrina had a successful career in politics which saw her sit on a government select committee for two years during which time she was instrumental in bringing about legislative reform. Her natural oratory ability secured her reputation as a ‘go-to’ media spokesperson and led to her giving speeches to EU summits and in the House of Lords chamber.


Katrina Mather
Katrina Mather Barrister
Gatehouse Chambers
Oliver Auld
Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys

Oliver advises trustees, protectors, high-net-worth individuals, charities and beneficiaries in a broad range of domestic and offshore trust and estates disputes, including claims relating to breach of trust, sham, mistake and challenges to trusts on divorce or insolvency. He also advises on trustees’ applications for rectification, directions or construction issues, variation of trusts applications and applications for the removal of trustees.

Oliver is a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate and regularly writes for legal publications specialising in trust and estate matters. He co-authors the trust litigation chapter in the STEP-approved loose-leaf Planning and Administration of Offshore and Onshore Trusts and is a member of the ‘LexisNexis panel of Private Client experts’.


Oliver Auld
Oliver Auld Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys
Joshua Quinn
Senior Associate
DQ Advocates (Isle of Man)

Joshua is a Senior Associate in DQ’s Dispute Resolution department. He is an English qualified Solicitor and gained Higher Rights of audience becoming a Solicitor Advocate in England and Wales in 2015, before returning to the Isle of Man to requalify as an Advocate.

Joshua has a broad range of experience, including acting in commercial disputes, applications for injunctive relief, fraud & asset recovery, trust disputes, property disputes and also specialises in contentious and non-contentious employment law.

Joshua is the Chair of the Isle of Man Junior Lawyers’ Association, an organisation for trainee and newly qualified Advocates which gives opportunities to young lawyers for socials, networking and education events.


Joshua Quinn
Joshua Quinn Senior Associate
DQ Advocates (Isle of Man)
Mary Young
Partner
Kingsley Napley

Mary is a dispute resolution partner at Kingsley Napley.  She is a commercial litigator with a specialism in civil fraud and asset tracing.  She acts for individuals, companies, insolvency practitioners and other law firms. Mary can supervise your search order, loves a freezing injunction and in recent years has developed expertise in cases involving bribery.  People say nice things about her in the directories including one comment which compared her to a dog.  Mary really needs a new photo as she has much more grey hair now.


Mary Young
Mary Young Partner
Kingsley Napley
Victoria Tait
Senior Associate
Wordley Partnership

I joined Wordley Partnership from a leading city firm where I worked as a commercial litigator specialising in international dispute resolution, with experience in complex, high value multi-jurisdictional matters involving off-shore trusts and cross-border insolvency procedures.

My work is focused on fraud and insolvency matters with a keen interest in construction and shipping-related matters.

I have been described in the Legal 500 as “enthusiastic and personable, with a particular ability to pick up a case cold and be able to immediately contribute”.

The majority of my previous work involved disputes in the High Court and off-shore, but more recently I have had experience in a variety of arbitration proceedings (including LMAA, ICC and SIAC).


Victoria Tait
Victoria Tait Senior Associate
Wordley Partnership
Adrian Hyde
Partner
Begbies Traynor Group

Adrian is an Insolvency Practitioner and a solicitor. Prior to joining CVR (acquired by Begbies Traynor Group in 2021), he was a Partner in two well-known law firms, specialising in insolvency, proceeds of crime and fraud work.

Experienced in working on a wide range of insolvency matters, the majority of Adrian’s assignments involve crime or dishonesty and many involve overseas issues at offshore jurisdictions and business centres.

Adrian has been splitting his time between London and Gibraltar while working on the liquidation of an international law firm. This has provided an opportunity to focus on the expansion of Begbies Traynor’s international business and has led to an increasing amount of international work.

Adrian is a former President of R3, the UK trade body representing the insolvency profession.


Adrian Hyde
Adrian Hyde Partner
Begbies Traynor Group
Karen Stachura
Senior Associate
Collas Crill (Jersey)

Karen joined Collas Crill in March 2022 and is a Senior Associate in the Insolvency and Corporate Disputes team in Jersey. She has a broad practice in the fields of commercial litigation, insolvency and contentious trust litigation.

Karen has significant experience in advising and representing clients in litigation proceedings in the Scottish courts, including Scotland's highest civil court. She has advised on commercial litigation matters involving professional negligence, product liability and construction disputes including:

  • Assisting the lead partner in Scotland's highest value claim (Kidd v Paull & Williamson LLP) which involved complex issues of fraudulent misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract.
  • Advising a firm of accountants in relation to a claim by a former director, shareholder and creditor alleging negligence against them as liquidators.
  • Acting on behalf of a firm of engineers in a complex claim arising from the construction of the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh.
  • Acting on behalf of a German bike manufacturer in successfully defending them following trial in respect of a claim for product liability.

Karen was admitted as a Scottish solicitor in 2000, and as solicitor advocate in 2014. She has worked in litigation throughout her legal career. Prior to moving to Jersey, Karen was a solicitor advocate with a Tier 1 Scottish firm based in Edinburgh.


Karen Stachura
Karen Stachura Senior Associate
Collas Crill (Jersey)
Ashley Fairbrother
Partner
Edmonds Marshall McMahon

Ashley Fairbrother
Ashley Fairbrother Partner
Edmonds Marshall McMahon
Jonathan Titmuss
Barrister
Gatehouse Chambers

Jonathan Titmuss is a highly-regarded senior barrister who specialises in insolvency and restructuring at Gatehouse Chambers.

Ranked for his insolvency expertise in Chambers UK, Global and the Legal 500, he is noted as having “wide knowledge of technical insolvency and exceptional attention to detail” and having “sound commercialism”. He also accepts instructions in insolvency-related commercial and property disputes.

As an ADR Group accredited mediator, Jonathan is frequently involved in mediations and all forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Learn more about his expertise here.


Jonathan Titmuss
Jonathan Titmuss Barrister
Gatehouse Chambers
Aidan Tucker
Director
Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group (Jersey)

Aidan Tucker
Aidan Tucker Director
Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group (Jersey)
James Glaysher
Partner
Kingsley Napley

James is an experienced solicitor-advocate specialising in international commercial arbitration and commercial litigation, and leads our International Arbitration practice.

He represents clients from a broad range of jurisdictions in Court proceedings and in arbitrations administered by all of the major institutions. His cases principally concern the global energy and infrastructure industries, with this practice supplemented by extensive experience of arbitrations in both the construction and banking & finance sectors.

James also sits as an arbitrator. To date he has acted in this capacity in four separate arbitrations (one as sole arbitrator, one as chair, and two as co-arbitrator) – each administered by the Dubai International Arbitration Centre.

Prior to joining Kingsley Napley in 2024, James was a Partner at CANDEY, having trained and practiced at two leading U.S. firms, Dechert and Akin Gump, in London and Dubai. He also undertook a secondment at the Royal Courts of Justice where he was a judicial assistant to Lord Justice Vos MR, the Master of the Rolls and Head of English Civil Justice and Proudman J.

Aside from representative matters, James regularly contributes thought-leadership articles related to international arbitration, most recently concerning the ‘Settlement Deficit in Arbitration’ and the latest version of the LCIA Rules (both published in the Global Arbitration Review).


James Glaysher
James Glaysher Partner
Kingsley Napley
Tim Carter
Partner
Stevens & Bolton

Tim advises on all aspects of restructuring and corporate and personal insolvency, including from corporate simplification projects to distressed business transactions. His clients range from insolvency practitioners, corporates, stakeholders and other investors to directors and individuals. He also has expertise in matters involving insolvency litigation.

Tim started with the firm in 1995 as a trainee solicitor, qualified in 1997 and from 2007 led the firm’s cross-practice insolvency team, becoming a partner in 2010. He currently (together with David Steinberg) co-heads the restructuring and insolvency practice.


Tim Carter
Tim Carter Partner
Stevens & Bolton
James Tee
Partner
Collas Crill (Guernsey)

James is a Partner in our Insolvency and Corporate Disputes team and is based in Guernsey.

James advises on all aspects of commercial dispute resolution with a particular focus on insolvency matters. He regularly advises insolvency practitioners, creditors and directors alike on all aspect of insolvency matters from appointments to directions applications.

Additionally, James has experience in contentious trusts matters.


James Tee
James Tee Partner
Collas Crill (Guernsey)

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