Our Team

Fred Thorling
  • Banking & Finance Litigation
  • Commercial Arbitration/ Litigation
  • Commercial & Contractual Disputes
  • Fraud (& Asset Recovery)
  • M & A Disputes
  • Shareholder and directors’ disputes
Qualifications & Education
  • Contemporary History (MA), University of London
  • History (BA Hons), University of Nottingham
  • Higher Rights of Audience (Civil)
  • Law Society of England and Wales
Professional Associations
  • London Solicitors Litigation Association
  • Fred has experience in high-value cross-border litigation and arbitration. He typically handles complex commercial and financial disputes, often involving allegations of substantial international fraud.  He advises a broad range of clients, including funds, listed companies, public bodies and high-net-worth individuals, across various sectors, including energy and banking.


    Fred trained and qualified at Addleshaw Goddard. Before joining Enyo Law in 2021, he practised at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld as an associate and then counsel focusing on international disputes. He is a Solicitor Advocate (Civil).

    Cases include
    • Acting for a Finnish energy and engineering company in a USD400 million UNCITRAL arbitration brought by their Bahraini joint venture partner.
    • Acting for a major Russian energy group in long-running cross-jurisdictional proceedings worth USD1 billion before the BVI High Court relating to a joint venture dispute with an oligarch (and government minister) and associated companies. The case involved allegations of major structural fraud.
    • Acting for a major Middle Eastern property development company and a Bahraini investment bank in a USD1 billion English Commercial Court action involving allegations of fraud, conspiracy and breach of confidence.
    • Representing a Gulf Corporation Council retail group in an LCIA case arising out of the breakdown of a multijurisdictional joint venture.
    • Acting for a German public sector entity in defending a USD200 million English Commercial Court claim pursued by a U.S. bank regarding collateralized debt obligations, and bringing an additional claim for professional negligence against one of the world’s largest law firms.
    Dec 4, 2023
    Canada Square Operations Ltd v Potter –  Supreme Court provides clarity on limitation periods in fraud context  
    Introduction Section 32 of the Limitation Act 1980 provides for the postponement of the limitation period in cases of fraud,...
    Nov 29, 2023
    Oliver Rule joins Enyo Law from Allen & Overy
    We are delighted to welcome Oliver Rule, who joins the firm as a partner. Oliver has almost two decades of...
    Nov 22, 2023
    The wide remit of a section 423 Insolvency Act claim
    It is well known that courts are extremely reluctant to “pierce the corporate veil” and disregard the fundamental principle of...
    Nov 15, 2023
    High Court reiterates need to prove reliance on implied misrepresentations
    The High Court has dismissed claims against Credit Suisse relating to its sale of a collateralised debt obligation (“CDO”) “as...