AREA OF PRACTICE

Litigation & Arbitration

Biography

Imogen is an associate in the Litigation and Arbitration team in Brown Rudnick’s London office. Imogen's experience ranges from high-value breach of contract and negligence claims between financial institutions to disputes concerning privacy, harassment and defamation issues. Imogen has represented currency traders in internal banking and global regulatory investigations and has a particular interest in disputes arising out of financial contexts.

Imogen also works closely with the firm's Finance & Restructuring team. She regularly advises in relation to the sale and purchase of distressed debt throughout Europe and has also advised on loan novation.

Awards

Representation

Litigation

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 currency traders involved in ongoing regulatory investigations in connection with the alleged manipulation of the foreign exchange market.

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.

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)).

Advised on conflict of law issues arising out of a dispute between franchise parties in relation to operations in Russia under a US law governed agreement.

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.

Finance

Regularly advises a London-based hedge fund in relation to the sale and purchase of distressed European debt, overcoming jurisdictional issues and ensuring that the relevant documentation is LMA-compliant.

Advised on the novation of a £1.6 million loan with Irish and English law governed security and associated complications regarding the preservation of such security.

Education

Cardiff University – LLB, First Class Honours, 2010

Bar Admissions

Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings)
Solicitor of England and Wales
Publications
Co-author, "A Further Victory for RBS in the Court of Appeal," Brown Rudnick Alert (October 2013)
Co-author, "Jersey Court Opens Door to Domestic Third Party Funding Market," Brown Rudnick's International Litigation & Arbitration Newsletter (Summer 2013)
Co-author, "Interpol Rejects Russia's Arrest Warrant for Bill Browder of Hermitage Capital," Brown Rudnick's International Litigation & Arbitration Newsletter (Summer 2013)
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