Could crowdfunding become a viable means of financing commercial litigation?
16 June 2015
Harry acts for both private and corporate clients on high value litigation. A large part of Harry’s work involves claims arising from financial products, professional negligence and contractual disputes. Harry has also worked on a number of multimillion pound cross-border fraud claims and has experience in acting for clients subject to freezing injunctions.
Harry worked on two of the largest commercial frauds to go before the English Courts in the past ten years (JSC BTA Bank v. Solodchenko and Others and Arcadia Petroleum Limited v. Peter Miles Bosworth and Others). He has also worked on a number of high-profile multimillion pound banking disputes including against JP Morgan, BNP Paribas and Standard & Poor’s. Harry’s current cases involve breach of contract, debt recovery, enforcement, shareholder disputes and fraud, including acting for the liquidators of Stanford International Bank Ltd in respect of a $7bn fraud.
Harry studied History at the University of Leeds before completing the Legal Practice Course in London. Harry trained at Stewarts and qualified into the Commercial Litigation department.
Could crowdfunding become a viable means of financing commercial litigation? (published in June 2015 in the Law Society Gazette and Litigation Funding).