Joshua Folkard has a broad commercial and arbitration practice including the conflict of laws, civil fraud, professional liability, insurance and sports.
Josh’s recent work includes:
- Led by Justin Fenwick QC and Graham Chapman in a fraud claim against auditors in the Cayman Islands.
- Led by Anneliese Day QC and Professor Jonathan Harris QC in a dispute between an Austrian owner of patents and intellectual property and a Hong Kong producer of plant protection products.
- Junior Counsel in Europools v Royal and Sun Alliance (Commercial Court), a two-week trial concerning to which policy year a notification under a mitigation costs clause in a professional indemnity policy attached.
- Junior Counsel for the successful Respondent in Rollerteam v Riley  Ch 109 (CA), a case concerning the construction of section 2 of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989.
- Junior to Justin Fenwick QC resisting application to set aside service out of Antigua and Barbuda on two US law firms.
- Sole Counsel successfully resisting a High Court application to vary the terms of a freezing injunction over commercial property.
- Several sole instructions concerning the cross-border enforcement of European Judgments under Regulation 805/2004 (the ‘European Enforcement Order’ Regulation)
- Junior to George Spalton in an FA Rule K Football Arbitration concerning a player-agent dispute relating to a representation contract.
- Sole instruction defending an amateur cyclist before the National Anti-Doping Panel in respect of an alleged anti-doping violation concerning EPO under the Cycling Time Trial Anti-Doping Rules.
Josh also gained significant experience of Indian commercial arbitration from his previous work as Tribunal Secretary to the Hon’ble Justice Deepak Verma, a retired Justice of the Supreme Court of India.