A litigation practice offering a depth and breadth of expertise across an unrivalled range of sectors and specialisms representing clients in some of the most significant disputes across the world.
At Charles Russell Speechlys, we are committed to working with our clients to resolve disputes as efficiently and effectively as possible. To achieve this, we deliver bespoke commercial, pragmatic and strategic advice tailored to our clients' business needs and objectives.
Our 150+ strong litigation team acts for multinational corporations, major UK companies, governments, regulatory bodies, as well as high net worth individuals resolving complex, high-value commercial disputes.
Much of our work is international in reach. With offices in the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and an established network of firms we work with, our practice has a broad platform to handle major cross-border disputes.
We look to build long-term strategic partnerships with our clients to fully understand their ongoing business objectives and invest in getting to know the industries they work in. We are particularly known for our expertise in highly regulated sectors, including for example financial services, energy and natural resources, sports and healthcare. Our clients tell us that we ‘know and understand [their] business’ and that our lawyers are ‘creative and think outside the box to come up with solutions [and] bring value to the client.’
News & Insights
Case Report: Pearl Qatar Judgment
Ghassan El Daye discusses a landmark judgment in Qatar.
Phone hacking: Charles Russell Speechlys achieves settlement for celebrity clients from News Group Newspapers
The settlement of Privacy claims for unlawful voicemail interception on behalf of several celebrity clients.
Unintended Consequences: JSC BTA Bank v Mukhtar Ablyazov, Madiyar Ablyazov  EWCA Civ 1176
The Court of Appeal judgment confirms the correct approach when assessing the 'prohibited purpose' element of section 423 claims.