Corporate & Commercial Litigation Corporate & Commercial Litigation

CANDEY is recognised by The Lawyer, Legal Business, Chambers and the Legal 500 as a leading litigation law firm.

Our litigation team specialises in a wide range of international commercial,  financial and technology disputes, including contract, company and shareholder claims, insolvency, fraud, and professional negligence.

Our clients range from large global corporations to successful entrepreneurs. We regularly work with or on behalf of other lawyers in other jurisdictions, particularly the British Virgin Islands and USA.

Our approach to litigation is thoroughly commercial.  We think innovatively and work in partnership with our clients to advise, protect and add value to our clients’ business, assets and interests.

Ashkhan Candey

Ashkhan Candey

Managing Partner & Head of Corporate & Commercial Disputes

With business nous Ashkhan provides legal and commercial direction to his clients and has a long track record of successive wins and major settlements in the High Court and International Arbitrations.

Read more | Contact acandey@candey.com

Andrew Dunn

Andrew Dunn

Partner, Corporate & Commercial Disputes

Andrew is a specialist in shareholder disputes, company law and insolvency. He has acted for clients and teams all over the world (including the US, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Europe, Equatorial Guinea and the Caribbean).

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Nigel McEwen

Nigel McEwen

Chairman & Partner, Corporate & Commercial Disputes

A founding Partner of CANDEY, Nigel was Managing Partner & Chairman of Tarlo Lyons during the time when that firm experienced dynamic growth. A highly experienced commercial litigator by background, Nigel has wide knowledge of the commercial legal sector and, together with members of the Management board, leads the strategy of the firm

Read more | Contact nmcewen@candey.com

Richard Singleton

Richard Singleton

Partner, Corporate & Commercial Disputes

Richard is an experienced litigator who consistently achieves success for clients across a broad range of commercial disputes. He acts primarily for clients in the High Court and international arbitrations, and has extensive experience in relation to injunctions, IP & IT, shareholder and share sale disputes, civil fraud and trust claims, professional negligence and restraint of trade.

Read more | Contact rsingleton@candey.com

Leo Nabarro

Leo Nabarro

Partner, Corporate & Commercial Disputes

A litigator focused on the big picture and clients’ objectives, Leo acts for a number of entrepreneurs and corporations, advising on contractual and corporate disputes. Leo studied at University in London and Paris and trained at Edwin Coe LLP. He is fluent in French.

Read more | Contact lnabarro@candey.com

Lucy Awad

Lucy Awad

Partner, Corporate Crime & Commercial Disputes

Lucy is a corporate crime lawyer who successfully defends individual and corporate clients against allegations of fraud, bribery, money laundering, unauthorised exports and general business crime.

Read more | Contact lcandey@candey.com

James Collins

James Collins

Partner, Corporate & Commercial Disputes

James is an accomplished Solicitor Advocate with a wealth of experience in advising clients from a range of sectors on complex and high value commercial disputes. He has extensive familiarity with proceedings brought both in the English High Court and under a variety of institutional arbitration rules.

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Yuri Botiuk

Yuri Botiuk

Partner, Corporate & Commercial Disputes

Yuri is a specialist in complex litigation and arbitration across multiple jurisdictions including Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan (and other CIS countries) and the Middle East, Africa for both corporations and individuals.

Read more | Contact ybotiuk@candey.com

Mei Wong

Mei Wong

Solicitor, Corporate & Commercial Disputes

Mei has a broad range of experience in general commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution, in particular international arbitration. Mei has acted for high profile individuals as well as in company related disputes; including minority shareholder and director disputes.

Read more | Contact mwong@candey.com

Jonathan Child

Jonathan Child

Solicitor, Corporate & Commercial Disputes

Jonathan acts for a range of clients from private individuals to major corporations, across a variety of sectors.  Jonathan specialises in handling large scale commercial disputes, such as; breach of contract claims, professional negligence actions, and shareholder disputes, often with an international element.

Read more | Contact jchild@candey.com

Sonia Kenawy

Sonia Kenawy

Solicitor, Corporate & Commercial Disputes

Sonia has a broad practice focussing on commercial litigation and international arbitration. Sonia’s experience covers a range of industry sectors such as the energy, financial services, real estate, infrastructure and insurance sectors.

Read more | Contact skenawy@candey.com

Sonia Bamford

Sonia Bamford

Trainee Solicitor, Corporate & Commercial Disputes

Sonia is a commercially aware litigator who is client focused at all stages of litigation. She acts for a range of clients from private individuals to large corporate bodies both in the UK and abroad. Sonia studied law at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge and was called to the bar in 2017.

Read more | Contact sbamford@candey.com