Legal 500 2023
The team is headed by the terrifically talented advocate Duncan Bagshaw, who has acted in several high-profile cases. In international tribunals, he understands the temperature of the room like a thermometer.
Duncan is a highly experienced lawyer who advises on large international disputes in arbitration and litigation proceedings. He acts for clients on matters relating to the upstream oil and gas industry, electricity generation and supply, and renewable energy projects.
He also has particular experience dealing with disputes arising from joint ventures in the property development, hospitality and tourism industries.
Duncan handles cases from all over the world, and has particular experience in Africa, having lived and worked in the region and handled many disputes arising from African projects. He has worked on many cases involving African law and African seats of arbitration, and where there are simultaneous proceedings in multiple jurisdictions.
He acts for clients in arbitration tribunals under the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), DIFC-LCIA and other rules, and before all courts of England and Wales, including the Supreme Court.
Duncan believes in a creative and aggressive strategy, whilst maintaining a strong cost-benefit awareness. He is a barrister and often acts as advocate in hearings, as well as, providing wider strategic advice to ensure the commercially favourable resolution of disputes.
Duncan lived in Mauritius for over three years.
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