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Percival Billimoria

Professional Associate

Percival (Percy) Billimoria, started his legal career with Arthur Andersen in 1987 and is also qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He is known for his extensive experience as an arguing counsel in adversarial matters (litigation and arbitration) concerning international companies and investors...

Gerard Farara QC

Call: 1979

Silk: 1996

Professional Associate

Gerard is senior partner and head of dispute resolution at Collas Crill. He has been practising law for more than 40 years and is the second native Virgin Islander to practise law in the BVI. Appointed Queen's Counsel in 1996, Gerard is the most senior lawyer and the leading Queen's Counsel at...

David Westcott QC

Call: 1982

Silk: 2003

Professional Associate

David Westcott QC has been a specialist in clinical negligence and catastrophic personal injury cases for longer than he cares to recall. Having dealt with high-value actions without a leader for some five years before taking silk in 2003, he has been preparing big cases for nearly 20...

Ian Bailey QC

Call: 1983

Silk: 2004

Professional Associate

Professor Ian Bailey SC was admitted as a barrister (Australia) in 1983 and appointed Senior Counsel in 2004. He is recognised as one of Australia's foremost construction practitioners, with a deep industry knowledge gained through his previous career as an architect (ten years on commercial and...

Anthony Lo Surdo SC, Outer Temple Chambers

Anthony Lo Surdo QC

Call: 1996

Silk: 2011

Professional Associate

Anthony Lo Surdo SC is a Professional Associate at Outer Temple Chambers based in Sydney, Australia. He is qualified to practise across all states and territories of Australia as well as internationally. Anthony qualified as a barrister in 1996 after over 9 years' practice as a solicitor in...

Paul Bates

Call: 1983 (Canada), 2018 (England & Wales)

Professional Associate

Paul Bates has extensive experience in high-stakes business litigation, class actions and appeals. In Canada, Paul prosecutes plaintiffs’ claims in virtually every type of dispute from securities claims to intellectual property actions to competition litigation to shareholders’ remedies. He...

Samir Salloum

Professional Associate

Mr Samir Salloum has over 40 years of experience as a legal adviser and advocate. He holds the office of Foreign Trade Counsellor to the French Government, a position he has been holding for many years. In January 2013, he was elected President of the French Business Group in Abu Dhabi (FBG). In...

Thomas A Dubbs

Professional Associate

Thomas A Dubbs has been a Senior Partner of Labaton Sucharow LLP in New York since 2000. He is also an advocate and panel member for numerous financial services arbitrations before FINRA and other bodies such as NASD, the New York Stock Exchange and the National Futures Association. In addition to...

Ian Johnston

Professional Associate

Ian Johnston has recently retired as Chief Executive of the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) having joined the DFSA in November 2006 as a Managing Director heading the Policy and Legal Services Division. He was admitted to practise law in Australia in the early 1980s where he spent most...

Deborah Sabalot

Professional Associate

Prior to establishing her own law practice, Deborah Sabalot was a partner of Landwell (PwC Legal), the associated law firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers (2002 - 2005) and held an "of counsel" role at Lovells (2000 - 2002). Deborah was Director of Regulatory Services at KPMG (1995 - 2000) and was a...

Alexey Karpenko

Professional Associate

Alexey Karpenko is the senior partner in Forward Legal, Attorneys-at-law. Forward Legal, established by Alexey Karpenko and his partners, is a legal firm, which focuses on a high quality service, tailor-made solutions, and results for client’s benefit. Forward Legal specialises in litigation...

Christophe Jolk

Professional Associate

Christophe Jolk is an international business lawyer. Christophe is a dual French and German citizen, registered with the Paris, New York and Luxembourg Bars. Due to his background and global positioning, his practice focuses on international business and private wealth management matters in...

Mark Beer OBE

Professional Associate

Mark Beer is President of the International Association for Court Administration, a visiting fellow at Oxford University and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Expert Network. He is also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Global Legal Action Network, advisor to the Board of...

Adnan Abrahim

Professional Associate

Dr Adnan Abrahim has over 30 years of legal experience working in the Arabian Gulf countries and the United States within the sectors of Banking, Investment, Finance, Corporate, Real Estate, and Arbitration. Adnan is an Attorney of Law admitted to practice in the states of New York and Michigan,...

Lawrence Sherman

Professional Associate

Lawrence Sherman was elected Wolfson Professor of Criminology of the University of Cambridge in 2006. As Greenfield Professor of Human Relations at the University of Pennsylvania from 1999 - 2007, he was appointed the first Director of the University's Jerry Lee Center of Criminology and first Chair...

Ziad Salloum

Professional Associate

Ziad Salloum is a partner with Salloum & Partners LLC, formerly the Law Offices of Samir A. Salloum. The firm was established in Abu Dhabi, UAE in 1980. Before converting to and pursuing a career in law, Ziad was a banker with one of the top banks in Lebanon, with four years’ experience...

Ludovica Moro

Call: 2015

Professional Associate

Ludovica hold a master’s degree in law (University of Parma, Italy, 2009), is an Italian qualified lawyer since 2013 and a Registered European Lawyer for England and Wales since 2015 (she is also registered for direct access and qualified for litigation). She works in Italy and in Vienna, Austria,...

Cherine Ghali

Call: 1998 (England & Wales) (New York)

Professional Associate

Cherine is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and focuses on arbitration and alternative dispute resolution and accepts appointments to act as an Arbitrator. She is also an award-winning lawyer with 20 years of legal experience working in the Gulf, France & the United Kingdom,...

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