Our Team

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


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.
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...