RGD English Law Practice is comprised of a team of English educated and English qualified lawyers (solicitors).
The English law practice assists clients with all English law issues, including M&A transactions, review and analysis of potential breaches and claims, pursuing or defending litigation or arbitration proceedings under English law.
seeking interim measures, including anti-suit injunctions and freezing orders;
proceedings for dissolution of partnerships and companies in common law jurisdictions;
proceedings out of torts, including fraud and deceit;
trust litigation, including proceedings for termination of trusts;
set aside proceedings under the English Arbitration Act 1996;
obtaining Mareva and other injunctions, Norwich Pharmacal and receivership orders;
Where appropriate, we engage specialist legal counsel (solicitors or barristers) in England or other relevant jurisdiction.
Our team has significant experience working not only with English law, but a wide range of other common law systems, including USA, Australia, Cyprus, BVI, Cayman, Belize, Bermuda, Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey.
The practice is headed by a partner Anthony Walker. He has over 20 years of experience advising on English law. He was a corporate lawyer for 15 years, focusing then on high-value English law international (cross-border) M&A. He is a qualified English solicitor-advocate specializing on international M&A and shareholder disputes.
The English law practice team includes Suren Gortsunyan, the firm’s managing partner and head of corporate practice, and a senior associate Timur Abushakhmanov. Both are dual-qualified Russian advocates and English solicitors. Suren specializes in Russian corporate and International M&A while Timur focuses on dispute resolution, particularly, representing clients in international commercial and investment arbitration as well as commercial litigation.