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Sam Thompson
Associate
Expertise
  • Fraud
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Commercial & Contractual Disputes
Qualifications & Education
  • History (BA), University of Manchester
  • Environmental Technology (MSc), Imperial College London
Admissions
  • Law Society of England and Wales
Languages
  • French

Sam advises financial institutions, corporates and entrepreneurs in complex, cross-border commercial matters in the English Courts and in international arbitrations. He specialises in corporate and shareholder disputes, contract disputes, energy and commodity disputes, and financial crime.

Sam also has experience in contentious trust and private wealth matters. He advises trustees, executors, and beneficiaries in relation to a broad range of disputes.

Background

Sam has graduated from Manchester University and Imperial College London, and qualified as a solicitor at Macfarlanes in 2016. Shortly afterwards, he moved to Switzerland and worked for international law firms in Geneva.  He joined Enyo in 2022.    

Reported cases
Other recent and noteworthy experience
  • Acting for a minority shareholder in a multi-million dollar LCIA arbitration concerning a major Georgian telecommunications company.
  • Obtaining a worldwide freezing injunction for a Swiss commodities trading company in support of arbitration proceedings.
  • Acting for a UK and Swiss oil trader in a multi-million dollar LCIA arbitration against the largest crude oil producer in Turkmenistan.
News
Apr 25, 2024
UK Supreme Court confirms anti-suit relief in favour of foreign-seated arbitration proceedings
In the most significant decision in the arbitration world since Enka v Chubb, the Supreme Court has confirmed this week...
Apr 10, 2024
The big freeze: Unitel SA v Unitel International Holdings BV & Anor
Mr Justice Bright has provided a useful reminder as to the hurdles that need to be overcome to secure a...
Mar 6, 2024
English High Court hands down significant judgment regarding an online auction of a blockchain-based NFT
The High Court has handed down judgment in Amir Soleymani v Nifty Gateway LLC. The background In 2021, Mr Soleymani,...
Feb 6, 2024
Anna Brownrigg speaking at Thought Leaders 4 Disputes: Financial Institutions Litigation
Anna Brownrigg will be speaking alongside a panel on Analysing the Rise of ESG Risks in Financial Institutions Litigation at...