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Sheena Buddhdev, Partner

Sheena Buddhdev

Partner

Languages

French – basic, Gujarati - basic

Practice areas

  • Commercial litigation
  • Financial services
  • Financial services disputes and investigations
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Private equity
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Practice notes

Sheena is a Partner in our Commercial Dispute Resolution group in London.

She advises on a broad range of high value business and complex commercial, financial and insolvency disputes (both litigation and arbitration) and usually with a cross-border element. Sheena is ranked as a “Rising Star” in Commercial Litigation in Legal 500 and is also a recognised individual in Banking Litigation.

Sheena’s experience includes:

  • Acting for one of five co-defendants in a high-profile English Commercial Court claim concerning allegations of dishonesty under Russian law;
  • Advising an oil company in its defence of a US$300 million claim for various breaches of contracts pursuant to the UNCITRAL Rules;
  • Advising a hedge fund on possible claims that could be brought before the English courts by investors in a Jersey limited partnership fund in light of the mismanagement of portfolio assets by an English incorporated investment manager;
  • Advising the provisional liquidators of a Luxembourg-incorporated securitisation vehicle on a range of complex trust and other issues concerning the assets of the estate and making numerous applications to the English High Court under the Insolvency Act 1986;
  • Advising lenders to a foreign exchange company on contentious issues arising in connection with the successful restructuring of its business;
  • Advising an Indian pharmaceuticals company in its defence of a claim for breach of a supply agreement pursuant to an arbitration commenced under the LCIA Rules;
  • Advising a shareholder of a joint venture in the defence of an unfair prejudice petition before the English High Court;
  • Advising clients on litigation funding opportunities, including on the due diligence of potential claims (in a number of jurisdictions).