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Xenia Kalognomas
Associate
Qualifications & Education
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), First Class Honours, Durham University
Admissions
  • Law Society of England and Wales
Languages
  • Greek

Xenia has experience of handling complex and high value commercial disputes, with a particular focus on civil fraud and banking litigation before the English High Court, as well as international arbitration. She has acted on some of the most important cases to come before the English courts in recent years, including the first fully remote 12–week trial in 2020.

Background

Xenia studied Law at Durham University, graduating with First-class Honours, before completing the LPC with Distinction at BPP Law School.

Xenia trained at Baker McKenzie London, joining Enyo Law upon qualification in September 2020.

Cases:

Reported cases include:
  • PJSC National Bank Trust & Anor v Mints & Ors [2022] EWHC 871 (Comm)
  • PJSC Tatneft v Bogolyubov & Ors [2020] EWHC 3225 (Comm); [2020] EWHC 3250 (Comm); [2020] EWHC 2437 (Comm)
Other recent experience:
  • Acting for a state–owned petroleum company defending a $1.14 billion claim in the ICC in 2021, involving claims of breach of contract and fraudulent misrepresentation.
  • Advising an international joint–venture on enforcing a $50 million arbitral award in the United Kingdom in 2021.
  • Acting for a high net worth individual in an LCIA arbitration concerning allegations of unfair prejudice in the hospitality business.
  • Advising on high-value and complex civil fraud proceedings commenced by a prominent Middle Eastern businessman and his offshore vehicles.
  • Advising an ultra-high net worth individual on the settlement of a long-running and high value Bermudian trust dispute.
  • Advising senior management of a global bank in connection with allegations of regulatory and compliance breaches by the PRA and the FCA.
  • Advising a real estate services company in relation to fraud allegations by the SFO.
News
May 20, 2024
LIDW 2024: Clash of Jurisdictions – era of sanctions, anti-suit and anti-anti-suit injunctions?
Enyo Law is co-hosting an event at London International Disputes Week 2024 alongside One Essex Court, ALRUD law firm, and...
May 16, 2024
MUR Shipping: Force Majeure and Reasonable Endeavours – Contractual Certainty and how to Foresee the Unforeseeable
This week, the Supreme Court issued its decision in the highly anticipated RTI Ltd (Respondent) v MUR Shipping BV (Appellant)...
May 15, 2024
Creditors duty – taking stock
In this update we analyse recent developments in the UK and other common law countries to flesh out unanswered questions...
May 7, 2024
One step closer to a sustainable EU?
An update on progress On 24 April 2024, the EU Parliament approved the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), moving...