Sym Hunt-Brady’s practice focuses on complex international arbitrations under the LCIA and ICC rules, as well as litigation before the High Court of Justice and appellate courts, the U.K. Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) and offshore courts. He frequently works with clients to develop strategic solutions to resolve disputes commercially without formal proceedings.
Mr. Hunt-Brady has extensive experience working on disputes in the energy and technology (including blockchain and cryptocurrency) sectors. He also advises on cases relating to finance, real estate, pharmaceuticals and family offices. In addition, his writing is regularly published regarding the class action regimes and ESG litigation in England, particularly involving the CAT’s collective proceedings regime. Mr. Hunt-Brady has been repeatedly named one of Best Lawyers’ Ones To Watch (including in its 2024 edition).
Relevant matters include advising:
- a leading gas and electricity company on disputes relating to widely reported liquefied natural gas supply disruptions in connection with the war in Ukraine
- a group of energy companies on joint venture disputes involving a project to build a nuclear power plant
- Emaar Properties, one of the largest property groups based in the Middle East, on an ICC arbitration regarding one the largest investments made in the Indian commercial property sector
- a generic pharmaceuticals products supplier in relation to damages claims in the CAT following a EU Commission decision
- one of the world’s leading tech communications companies on London arbitrations concerning an investment in new blockchain technology and cryptocurrency platforms
- a leading cryptocurrency investor on a contractual dispute with a cryptocurrency exchange, which resulted in a settlement
- a cryptocurrency entrepreneur and investor in relation to potential disputes with a business partner
- the investment vehicle of a leading Russian entrepreneur on an LCIA arbitration concerning outstanding debts and allegations of fraudulent misrepresentation
- a major financial institution in relation to various follow-on damages claims being pursued in the CAT in connection with alleged anticompetitive practices by employees of the institution
- Cypriot and Bermudian companies on an LCIA arbitration in relation to contractual disputes arising under a distribution agreement