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Laurence Page is a leading commercial and infrastructure advocate, whose practice includes some of the highest value and most complex litigation and arbitrations currently before the English courts, the DIFC and DIAC.
He is recognised as a “tier 1” barrister by Legal 500 and Chambers in Middle East disputes, encompassing a significant domestic and international commercial and professional negligence practice. He has acted in some of the largest Commercial Court shareholder and fraud disputes of recent years including Skatteforvaltningen v Solo Capital Partners LLP, described as “one of the largest and most complex pieces of litigation to be heard in the Commercial Court”, and a multi-billion dollar shareholder DIFC-LCIA arbitration. Laurence is highly rated in the directories as a “determined and thorough” advocate who “grasp of the facts and the evidence is encyclopaedic.”
Much of Laurence’s work focuses on large-scale, frequently multi-party disputes concerning emerging technologies. He has acted in major disputes concerning start-ups in new satellite technology, food delivery apps, direct-to-consumer optical services, horticultural lighting, dark kitchens, carbon capture and storage and spread betting. His wider energy and infrastructure experience has included natural gas shipping contracts, bitumen import/exports, sea-wall defences, and (allegedly) the world’s largest privately-owned fish-tank.
Laurence frequently appears as sole advocate in heavy arbitrations and litigations, whilst also being led by QCs on very high profile disputes.
In addition to appearing in cases before the English Commercial Court, Technology and Construction Court, and Court of Appeal, Laurence has also appeared regularly before the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts. Laurence has a particular focus on disputes in the Middle East; his work takes him to Dubai most months.
Laurence is recommended in Chambers UK and Legal 500 for Commercial Litigation, and in Legal 500 for Construction, Fraud (Civil) and Professional Negligence. He is also recommended for Commercial Dispute Resolution in Chambers Global and as a leading junior for Middle East Commercial work in Legal 500 EMEA.
Laurence is involved in a number of very high value banking and finance related disputes. Recommended by both Chambers & Prs and Legal 500 for his commercial expertise both in the UK and internationally, he has experience working with institutional clients on high-profile disputes and in technical claims.
Laurence’s commercial experience includes agency, banking, civil fraud, economic torts, equity, financial services, guarantees, and restitution. He has extensive practical experience of freezing injunctions, proprietary injunctions, search orders and stakeholder applications. He is recommended by both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 for his commercial expertise both in the UK and internationally.
Laurence has a very busy construction and engineering litigation, arbitration and adjudication practice. He acts for employers, contractors and subcontractors on a large number of projects. He is highly experienced in issues of adjudication enforcement.
Many of Laurence’s claims arise from contractual, technical or shareholder disputes relating to start-ups and innovative technology.
Laurence is involved in many very substantial professional negligence claims, frequently as sole counsel appearing against senior juniors or QCs.
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