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Tom Asquith

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Tom is recommended by the Legal 500 as a leading junior in Banking and Finance.

Experience includes:

  • Acting as junior counsel (led by Roger Stewart QC and Anneliese Day QC) in a claim by a joint venture in relation to a nuclear installation
  • Unfair prejudice petitions
  • Supply of goods disputes
  • Sale of goods disputes
  • Guarantee disputes
  • Director’s liability disputes
  • Claim by bank against property management firm
  • Acting for lenders in claims to recover loans
  • Claim by overseas Central Bank as junior to John Powell QC
  • Defending breach of contract/public procurement regulations claim as junior to Patrick Lawrence QC
  • Defending enforcement claim as junior to Nicholas Bacon QC
  • Pursuing and resisting injunctions
  • Defending claim for conversion and unlawful means conspiracy
  • Claim for unlawful means conspiracy and breach of contract

Cases include Makar v Russell Jones & Walker [2012] EWHC 3681 (Comm), D & G Cars Ltd v Essex Police Authority [2015] EWHC 226 (QB), Eyland & Sons Ltd v (1) TSL Turton (2014) Ltd (2) Steven Bond [2015] EWHC 3942 (QB), Rahim v Arch Insurance Co (Europe) Ltd [2016] EWHC 2967 (Comm), Seery v Leathes Prior (a firm) [2017] EWHC 80 (QB), Pietro Gatto (T/A AG Avvocati Gatto) v Allianz SPA (2017) LTL 6/2/2017 and Pietro Gatto (T/A AG Avvocati Gatto) v Allianz SPA (2017) LTL 20/2/2017.

Tom is a member of COMBAR.