Samuel is a commercial litigator who joined the firm in October 2015 with over 8 years’ experience of complex commercial and off-shore litigation. His current practice has a particular emphasis on fraud and high value multi-jurisdictional disputes in both court and arbitral proceedings.
Acting for a defendant in a Commercial Court claim brought by a Russian bank against its former directors and shareholders. The case is worth in excess of US$800 million and involves allegations of fraud and breach of duty under Russian law.
Acting for a Saudi conglomerate in an ICC arbitration in relation to the construction of a petrochemical processing plant in Saudi Arabia. Samuel has travelled to Saudi Arabia on numerous occasions to proof witnesses and obtain evidence.
Acting for claimants in High Court proceedings involving fraud, dishonest assistance and conspiracy.
Samuel read law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, where he gained a first class degree and was ranked overall first in his year. Samuel then obtained an LL.M from Cambridge University and was awarded the JRW Alexander Scholarship. Samuel was awarded an Astbury Scholarship and Harmsworth Entrance Exhibition by the Middle Temple. He was called to the Bar in 2004 and subsequently admitted as a solicitor in 2007
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