Abigail Rushton, Associate
Abigail specialises in advising on commercial disputes for high net worth individuals and corporate clients.
AboutAbigail specialises in advising on commercial disputes for high net worth individuals and corporate clients. She advises on a range of commercial disputes including, breaches of contract, breaches of warranty, shareholder disputes, misrepresentation, civil fraud and professional negligence. Her work often has an international element and she has experience of multi-jurisdictional High Court litigation. Abigail has completed a secondment with Debenhams Retail Plc where she worked on a variety of commercial claims.
Abigail is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Acting in relation to the Independent Review of Integrity in Tennis commissioned by the tennis governing bodies (the ITF, ATP, WTA and Grand Slams)
- Assisting in the defence of a multi-billion dollar fraud and asset recovery claim brought in the Cayman Islands in connection with the administration of Awal Bank BSC in Bahrain
- Advised a sport governing body on its disclosure obligations in disciplinary proceedings
Strike out or security for costs as sanction: a question of proportionality
Abigail analyses a recent judgment where security for costs were imposed as a sanction.