Charles Russell Speechlys appoints art litigation specialist
Charles Russell Speechlys is pleased to announce the appointment of Ludovic (Ludo) de Walden, effective 1 May 2017.
Ludo is a well-known commercial litigator who joins from Bird & Bird where he was Joint Head of its Dispute Resolution Group until 2015.
Over the last 15 years, Ludo has developed a particular reputation for art-related litigation, with clients ranging from galleries and museums to auctioneers, dealers and collectors.
James Carter, Managing Partner at Charles Russell Speechlys, says “Our ability to provide clients with the full range of advisory, transactional and dispute resolution services in the specialist world of art and other collectables is a key part of the firm’s private wealth offering. We have offices in a number of the world’s key art centres and Ludo's appointment gives our clients access to a leading practitioner in a highly specialised area of the law."
Duncan Elson, Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution, says "We are very pleased to welcome Ludo to our well established contentious team. Whilst Ludo has a wide experience of international litigation and arbitration matters, his highly regarded specialist practice will expand and enhance the range of contentious services we can offer and continue the growth of the Litigation Division."
Ludo de Walden comments: “I am delighted to join Charles Russell Speechlys: the firm’s internationalism and reputation, coupled with its extensive experience in private wealth, gives me an excellent platform on which to develop and expand my practice in the art law field.”
Charity Training: Digital Transformation in the Charity Sector
We would be delighted if you could join us for the second session in our new series of bite-size webinars for charities.
Charity Training: Brand Protection
We would be delighted if you could join us for the first in our new series of bite-size webinars for charities.
EWS1 Forms - the latest episode
RICS have now published their highly anticipated guidance on when EWS1 forms will be required.
Rhys Novak quoted by Citywealth on the ways companies can combat potential issues of fraud
Is fraud on the rise and should investors be wary?
Bribery & Corruption team successfully act in Italian bribery prosecution
Knight Frank Wealth Report: The Global Perspective on Prime Property & Investment
Knight Frank partners joined Charles Russell Speechlys for a virtual panel-led discussion on the Knight Frank Wealth Report
InvestAfrica: Checking in or Checking out? Financing Africa’s Hotels in 2021
The discussion examined the strategies investors and financial institutions can implement to mitigate the effects of the pandemic.
Mind the gap? Enforcing transition-period UK judgments in Switzerland revisited
A decision on an application to apply the Lugano Convention after the end of the UK’s transition period.
CIS General Insurance Limited v IBM United Kingdom Limited - An analysis
Slow and chaotic – lessons from a digital transformation disaster in CIS General Insurance Limited v IBM United Kingdom Limited.
Diversification of landed estates – a trade mark lawyer’s advice...
Mary looks at the diversification of landed estates and offers her expert advice from a trade mark perspective
eprivateclient and Wealth Briefing cover the news of the hire of tax specialist Annika Fünfschilling in Zurich
Annika joined as a Senior Associate in the firm's Zurich office on 15 March 2021.
“Do I have to mediate?”
A trained impartial mediator can work with a divorcing couple if they cannot sort matters themselves.
Charles Russell Speechlys develops Zurich offering with the hire of Annika Fünfschilling
Annika is an attorney-at-law and Swiss certified tax expert, and becomes the first Swiss-qualified lawyer working from the Zurich office.
Doing Business Responsibly: Food & Beverage
A return to growth will be a priority post-pandemic for F&B businesses, and doing business responsibly could help you to achieve it
Stewart Hey featured in The Lawyer's reporting on the post-Brexit disputes landscape in the UK
Post-Brexit, the importance of making sure contracts have certainty with regards to jurisdiction and enforcement has never been greater.
Ghassan El Daye
Ghassan El Daye quoted by The National on the Dubai courts rejection of Dh1.3m rent refund claim
A convenience shop in Dubai lost its claim to a rent refund of Dh1.3 million from its landlord on grounds of lost revenue during lockdown.
Ghassan El Daye
Ghassan El Daye quoted by The National on legal reform in the United Arab Emirates
Once a law change has been made and is effective, a court of law is obliged to follow the new rule and issue its verdicts based in it.
John Sykes and Simon Heatley write for Practical Law on warranties on an indemnity basis
When negotiating the terms of an agreement, an issue that often arises is whether warranties ought to be backed by an indemnity.
Jeffrey Lee, Jessica Leung and Jessica Chow featured in Legal 500's Hong Kong Private Client Q&A
The Q&A provides an overview of Private Client laws and regulations applicable in Hong Kong.
Jeffrey Lee, Jessica Leung and Jessica Chow write for the ICLG chapter on Hong Kong's private client laws and regulations
The team have contributed to ICLG's cross-border insight into private client work.