AREA OF PRACTICE

International Disputes

Biography

Katy-Jade Church is an associate in the International Disputes team in Brown Rudnick's London office.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Katy-Jade qualified as a solicitor whilst working at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where she worked in the Dispute Resolution teams.

Representation

Some of Katy-Jade's notable engagements (including matters handled by Katy-Jade prior to joining Brown Rudnick) include):

Acting for a fund manager in a multi-million claim brought in the English High Court concerning the unlawful diversion of a business opportunity.

Acting for four Respondents in International LCIA arbitration proceedings concerning a failed joint venture for the operation of a group of Ukrainian companies in the agricultural sector. The matter is currently in the quantum stage of proceedings and involves the instruction of expert forensic accountants in preparation for the further hearing which is due to be heard during the summer of 2020.

Acting for one of the 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 United Kingdom.

Acting for a well-known luxury brand in obtaining a worldwide freezing order.

Acting for a large Middle-Eastern Company operating in the catering services industry in the enforcement of an ICC award.

Acting for a global investment bank in successfully obtaining judgment in one of the largest cases to have been heard in the Commercial Court which included $8 billion dollar claims from FX trading losses and a 14 week trial.

Education

University of Reading- LLB, 2005
Inns of Court School of Law- Bar Vocational Course, 2006
University of London, intercollegiate LLM (Commercial & Corporate Law), 2006

Bar Admissions

Solicitor, England & Wales
Non-practicing Barrister, Member of Middle Temple, 2006