AREA OF PRACTICE

Litigation & Arbitration

Biography

Imogen is an associate in the International Disputes team in Brown Rudnick’s London office.  Imogen has experience in a wide range of commercial disputes, ranging from high-value breach of contract and negligence claims between financial institutions to disputes concerning privacy, harassment and defamation issues.  Imogen has acted for senior individuals in connection with regulatory investigations and has a particular interest in disputes arising out of financial contexts. 

Imogen regularly acts for pro bono clients and established and co-ordinates Brown Rudnick's participation in legal clinics through South West London Law Centres.

Awards

Representation

Litigation

Acting for the Joint Administrators of a former high-street telecommunications provider as to the existence of potential claims related to the insolvency of the business.

Acted for a hedge fund that successfully claimed entitlement to exercise an option to unwind its position following an LMA trade of Ukrainian debt (VR Global Partners LP v Exotix Partners LLP & CVI EMCVF Lux Securities Trading Sàrl [2017] EWHC 2620 (Comm))

Acted for one of six respondents in a petition under section 994 of the Companies Act 2006 brought before the Companies Court relating to the running of three major hotels in the UK.

Acted for a financial institution in a $100m dispute concerning a property transaction in the DIFC, Dubai (CA 010/2015 Taaleem v (1) National Bonds Corporation (2) Deyaar Development).

Acted in proceedings brought by a client in the textile industry for repudiatory breach of a services contract.

Acted for an investment firm in connection with allegations of mismanagement.

Acted for an Austrian investment firm in a contractual dispute with both the Trustee bank and the Issuer of certain notes forming part of a high grade collateralised debt obligation transaction.

Acted for a car trader who was successful in a dispute over the ownership of a Lamborghini Aventador (Ecclestone v Khyami & Others [2014] EWHC 29 (QB)).

Acted for a Dutch pension fund on a €250 million professional negligence claim against a large investment bank involving the review of a significant volume of documents and the use of sophisticated document review technology (Stichting Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor Het Beroepesvervoer Over de Weg & Ors. v Goldman Sachs Asset Management International Limited).

Acted for an individual in connection with derogatory and defamatory statements posted by various other individuals on the online bulletin board of a share trading website.

Regulatory

Acted for an individual in a judicial review of decisions taken by a financial regulator, having obtained urgent injunctive relief.

Acted for a senior executive in relation to an SFO investigation into alleged bribery and corruption.

Acted for currency traders involved in cross-border and internal investigations in connection with the alleged manipulation of the foreign exchange market.

Education

The College of Law – Legal Practice Course (Distinction) 2012
Cardiff University – LLB (First Class Honours) 2010

Bar Admissions

Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings)
Solicitor of England and Wales
Professional Affiliations
London Solicitor Litigation Association
Women In Law London
Awards and Honors
Legal 500 UK 2018 award - Crime Fraud & Licensing Team of the Year for Fraud: Civil