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Lara Nassif

Lara Nassif

Senior Associate & Solicitor Advocate

Lara's experience includes a range of public law, corporate crime and banking disputes. 

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Experience

Lara has experience across a wide range of disputes, including general commercial litigation, judicial reviews , inquiries, statutory appeals and criminal investigations. She has worked with a variety of clients from acting as one of the lead associates on a dispute for Goldman Sachs International to advising an individual in relation to an SFO investigation.

Lara's experience includes advising:

  • Goldman Sachs International in a US$1.2 billion claim brought by the Libyan Investment Authority in relation to a series of equity derivatives transactions, featuring allegations of undue influence and unconscionable bargain
  • a major airline on a regulatory matter (in relation to on time performance)
  • an individual in relation to an SFO investigation into his and his firm's conduct during the financial crisis in 2008
  • a multinational oil company regarding an overseas investigation, including settlement discussions
  • The Advice on Individual Rights in Europe Centre in relation to a Supreme Court intervention

 

Background

Lara trained with Herbert Smith Freehills and qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2013.