Expertise

Hugo has acted on a variety of high-value commercial disputes including injunctions, letters of request, securities litigation claims and contractual disputes. Hugo has acted for claimants and defendants, representing both corporate entities and high net worth individual clients, in the UK and overseas.

Experience

Some of the high-profile disputes Hugo has been involved in include:

  • Acting for 112 institutional investors who have brought claims of compensation for more than £100m against Tesco PLC in connection with its accounting irregularities
  • Advising a group of leading UK high street retailers in relation to multimillion pound interchange fees claims against Visa and MasterCard

Career

Hugo completed his LLB Law (Hons) in 2014. He then completed his Legal Practice Course in 2015. In 2016, Hugo joined Stewarts as a paralegal, becoming a trainee solicitor in September 2018. He is due to qualify as a solicitor in September 2020.

Accreditations and Memberships

Member of Amnesty International
Member of the Mansfield Law Society

Personal

Hugo is the captain of Stewarts’ five-a-side football team and plays 11-a-side football at the weekends. He is also a keen skier and surfer.

In July 2018, Hugo completed a charity bike ride from London to Paris in memory of former Stewarts’ partner Danny Turnbull.