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Areas of expertise: Commercial dispute resolution


Eva is an associate in the commercial dispute resolution team in London. She assists with a broad range of matters including contractual disputes, banking litigation and reputation management. She is an active member of the firm’s sports law group and regularly attends international events in this respect.

Eva qualified in 2019, having joined the firm as a trainee solicitor in 2017. Prior to this, she obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Bristol before completing the Legal Practice Course, graduating with distinction.

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting with successful applications for strike-out/summary judgment for a prestigious overseas bank in relation to claims of fraud and conspiracy in the High Court.
  • Actively involved with successful applications for Norwich Pharmacal orders to obtain information from a web-browsing giant for use in defamation claim.
  • Acting for respondent client in an application for the registration of a Swiss judgment pursuant to the Lugano Convention 1988, securing settlement.
  • Supporting team in multi-million pound joint venture/partnership dispute for a claimant construction company.
  • Acting for a business with a claim against a lender for mis-selling of swaps.

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