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A Russian billionaire and his corporate vehicles

Acting in High Court proceedings in a shareholder dispute in respect of the Aman Resorts group of luxury hotels involving allegations of fraud, breach of fiduciary duties and constructive trusts involving a number of jurisdictions including New York, the BVI and Hong Kong. (The Lawyer, Top 20 case, 2015)

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DePuy International Limited (a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson)

Advised in defending a number of class actions involving allegations of defective production and negligence in the manufacture of hip implants. Proceedings were initially brought in various jurisdictions by 4 different plaintiff law firms, and then consolidated in the Federal Court of Australia

Societe Generale and Goldman Sachs

Advising in two separate and high profile claims in excess of US$1 billion brought by the Libyan Investment Authority regarding derivative trades entered into by our two clients with the LIA at around the time of the global financial crisis

Republic of Tunisia

Representing the Republic of Tunisia in ICSID proceedings brought by a foreign investor concerning allegations of expropriation of its interest in a Tunisian bank - the value of claims exceeds US$1 billion

ICBC Standard Bank

In respect of its entry into the UK's first deferred prosecution agreement (which is also the first resolution of an enforcement action under section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010)

Oz Minerals

In successfully defending a substantial multiparty funded shareholder class action arising out of the merger between Oxiana and Zinifex and involving allegations of contraventions of Australian securities laws (and having also successfully defended OZ Minerals in two previous litigation funded shareholder class actions)

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From bet-the-farm disputes to court of opinion


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Damien Byrne Hill

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Anna Sutherland

Managing Partner, Disputes, Sydney

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Simon Chapman KC

Regional Head of Practice - Dispute Resolution, Asia, Hong Kong

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Paulino Fajardo

Regional head of disputes EMEA, Madrid

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May Tai

Consultant, Hong Kong

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John Whiteoak

Partner, London

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Head of Global Arbitration Practice, London

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Partner, Global Head - Corporate Crime and Investigations, Hong Kong

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