Thomas Catto, Associate
Thomas advises on commercial litigation and arbitration.
AboutThomas advises on commercial litigation and arbitration. He acts for businesses and individuals in domestic and international disputes concerning breach of contract, negligence, shareholder disputes, general debt recovery, and enforcement issues.
Thomas has been based in our Bahrain office since 2013, and has experience of the resolution of disputes in a number of jurisdictions, including England & Wales, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, France, and the Cayman Islands. Thomas has a particular interest in the resolution of disputes through arbitration.
Thomas is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Continued assistance in multi-billion USD $, cross-border litigation for the external administrator of Awal Bank B.S.C. (c) (in administration)
- Successfully defending a MENA headquartered telecommunications operator in a London-seated arbitration claim for damages of USD $680 million
- Acting in a multi-million GBP £ dispute concerning the sale and acquisition of a substantial development site
- Successfully defending a leading risk consultancy firm in a misrepresentation and professional negligence claim
Chambers International Arbitration 2019 Second Edition - Bahrain
Our Bahrain Litigation and Arbitration Team has been selected as the Bahrain contributor to the Global Practice Guide.
Charles Russell Speechlys Wins Bahrain Law Firm of the Year Award at The Oath Middle East Legal Awards 2018
Our Bahrain team has been announced as the winner of the Bahrain Law Firm of the Year Award at The Oath Middle East Awards 2018.
Real Estate and Construction Disputes – The Fast Track
Thomas Catto examines the publication of Bahrain's new Real Estate Sector Regulation Law.