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). He is described in the Legal 500 directory as “very strategically adept“.
Chairman & Partner
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ben has experience of the full range of work undertaken at CANDEY, with a focus on commercial litigation. After studying English at Magdelene College, University of Cambridge, Ben was awarded a distinction on the GDL (coming third in the year out of 188 students) and outstanding on the BPTC.
James came to CANDEY after completing the BPTC with Outstanding and the GDL with Distinction at the University of Law. He was formerly a professional saxophonist and toured internationally with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra.
Gerard completed his legal studies and undertook the BPTC at City Law School in 2017/18. Gerard has prior experience in the range of work undertaken at CANDEY having previously worked in the BVI office of offshore commercial firms.
Hossein is a Scholar of Keble College, Oxford and the recipient of a Princess Royal Scholarship. Prior to joining CANDEY, Hossein was at UNCITRAL, the International Trade Law Division of the United Nations.
Cettrin joined the firm in 2015 as an apprentice and undertakes her academic legal studies on a part-time basis. She has been involved in numerous cases, assisting with trial preparation and supporting the fee earners with day to day litigation.