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Commercial Law


Bringing together expertise from several practice areas, our commercial law team have experience in all types of contract-based commercial disputes, international commercial arbitration, regulation, competition, public procurement, international trade (including the WTO and NAFTA) and advising on the criminal consequences arising from commercial activities. They advise and represent multi-national corporations, individuals and regulatory bodies.

For more information about our specialist competition and regulation team, please see their dedicated page. We also have dedicated pages for fraud and corporate social responsibility.

Recent cases

Antony White QC acted for the defendants in BMIC Ltd v Chinnakannan Sivasankaran and Siva Ltd, a $300 million claim in London’s Commercial Court arising out of the crisis in the Indian telecoms market. Alex Bailin QC and Alison Macdonald represented the claimant individual in Tchenguiz v the Serious Fraud Office, a damages claim against the SFO after his arrest on suspicion of fraud. Jessica Simor QC, Rhodri Thompson QC and Professor Takis Tridimas have advised various individuals and companies on issues as a consequence of the Cypriot government’s actions after the 2013 financial collapse

Our lawyers in this area

  • Mark Afeeva Mark Afeeva
    Called: 1997
  • Nick Armstrong Nick Armstrong
    Called: 2001
  • Alex Bailin QC Alex Bailin QC
    Called: 1995 Silk: 2010 CV
  • Lord Dan Brennan QC Lord Daniel Brennan QC
    Called: 1967 Silk: 1985
  • Christopher Brown Christopher Brown
    Called: 2002 CV
  • Edward Craven
    Called: 2007 CV
  • Claire Darwin Claire Darwin
    Called: 2005
  • Professor Zachary Douglas Prof Zachary Douglas QC
    Called: 2006 Silk: 2015
  • Catrin Evans QC
    Called: 1994 Silk: 2016
  • Professor Conor Gearty Prof Conor Gearty
    Called: 1995 CV
  • Nicholas Gibson Nicholas Gibson
    Called: 2009 CV
  • Sir Anthony Hooper Sir Anthony Hooper
    Called: 1965
  • Janet Kentridge Janet Kentridge
    Called: 1999
  • Samantha Knights Samantha Knights QC
    Called: 1996 Silk: 2018 CV
  • James Laddie QC James Laddie QC
    Called: 1997 Silk: 2012
  • Thomas Linden Thomas Linden QC
    Called: 1989 Silk: 2006
  • Eleni Mitrophanous Eleni Mitrophanous
    Called: 1999
  • Claire Montgomery QC Clare Montgomery QC
    Called: 1980 Silk: 1996 CV
  • Helen Mountfield QC Helen Mountfield QC
    Called: 1991 Silk: 2010 CV
  • Raj Parker
    Called: 1983 CV
  • Nicholas Randall QC Nicholas Randall QC
    Called: 1990 Silk: 2013
  • Professor Philippe Sands QC Prof Philippe Sands QC
    Called: 1985 Silk: 2003 CV
  • Jessica Simor QC Jessica Simor QC
    Called: 1992 Silk: 2013 CV
  • Andrew Smith Andrew Smith
    Called: 2008
  • Professor Takis Tridimas Prof Takis Tridimas
    Called: 2000
  • Angeline Welsh Angeline Welsh
    Called (England & Wales; Belize): 2015
  • Antony White QC Antony White QC
    Called: 1983 (England & Wales) Silk: 2001 Called: 2016 (Northern Ireland)
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