Robert Sigurdsson

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  • Job Title:Consultant
  • Contact Number:01227 643253
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Formerly a partner in two leading London firms for 20 years and later a consultant to two leading London practices for 5 years, more recently I practiced in firms in Kent. My clients have included international and UK quoted/private companies, foreign and UK banks, UK and international insurance companies, oil companies, airlines, embassies and high commissions, art galleries, private individuals, entrepreneurs and trusts.

 

I have expertise in:

  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Aviation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Contentious Probate
  • Construction
  • Fine Art
  • Partnership
  • Employment
  • Property
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Insolvency

My key achievements include:

  • Kuwait Airways litigation against Iraqi Airways Corporation (a complex series of concurrent Commercial Court and Court of Appeal actions and associated appeals arising out of the invasion of Kuwait, conversion of aircraft and spares by Iraq in 1990) obtaining and seeking cross-border enforcement of judgments in excess of $1bn;
  • Brinks Matt civil litigation (German 42nd Defendant);
  • multi-jurisdictional litigation for a Russian National bank;
  • fraud exception litigation for a defendant bank;
  • major customs claim for Icelandic national bank (Lansbanki Íslands) in the VAT and Customs Tribunal;
  • fraud claim for national oil company;
  • employment based litigation for a major US international insurance company;
  • fine art litigation for private individuals and galleries. 

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