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:
- Junior to Justin Fenwick QC and George Spalton in two-week conjoined LCIA and ICC arbitrations relating to allegations of bribery by a fertiliser producer relating to sales into the Indian market.
- Junior Counsel in Europools v Royal and Sun Alliance  Lloyd’s Rep IR 575, concerning to which policy year a notification under a mitigation costs clause in a professional indemnity policy attached.
- 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)
- Instructed as junior Counsel in multi-million pound Chancery Division litigation concerning the sale of the share capital of Nottingham Forest Football Club
- 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 in two FA Rule K Football Arbitrations, concerning a Premiership player-agent dispute relating to a representation contract and a claim by an intermediary against a Championship club.
- 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.