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Curtis defeats $400 million investment treaty claim brought against India
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Antonia Birt publishes IBA Arbitration Country Guide for the UAE
Client Alert 27 Mar. 2020
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Client Alert 24 Mar. 2020
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Client Alert 06 Apr. 2020
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Partner Mark Handley is a seasoned litigator and UK solicitor-advocate with a practice that focuses on cross-border commercial litigation and disputes, as well as financial crime compliance and investigations.
Mr. Handley has acted frequently before the English High Court, including the Commercial Court, the Chancery Division, the Technology and Construction Court, the Administrative Court, as well as the English Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. He has extensive experience in numerous other common law courts outside the UK, including in the British Virgin Islands, Jersey, the Cayman Islands, Gibraltar and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), as well as in European, Middle Eastern and Asian jurisdictions. He has considerable experience in civil fraud matters, including asset-tracing and recovery, contentious trust disputes, search orders and asset-freezing orders.
Mr. Handley has represented states and state-owned, as well as commercial, entities in substantive arbitration proceedings under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms and other rules. He is experienced at litigation in support of arbitrations, including freezing orders and injunctions. He also has experience in investor-state arbitrations. His sector experience includes oil and gas and other extractives, financial services, infrastructure and transport, shipping, construction, telecoms and media.
Trade associations, corporates and professional services firms seek Mr. Handley’s advice on the EU’s and the UK’s financial and trade sanctions. His experience spans EU sanctions on Iran, Russia, Syria, North Korea, and other African and Middle Eastern countries, as well as the EU’s anti-US blocking statute.
Mr. Handley has led numerous internal, regulatory and compliance matters and has particular experience in the areas of bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering and the UK’s new “failure to prevent tax evasion” offenses. Mr. Handley has also presided over a range of internal investigations, risk assessments and compliance reviews, and advises on policies and procedures, contractual provisions and mergers and acquisitions due diligence. He is an accomplished speaker and a prolific author on sanctions, money-laundering and corruption and Bribery Act prosecutions.
Commercial Disputes - Litigation
Commercial Disputes - Arbitration
White Collar Defense and Investigations
Client Alert 30 Mar. 2020
UK Insight - Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Force Majeure Event: The English Law Perspective
UK Insight: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Regulations and Business Support Measures
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