Sam Hussaini

Call 2022

For enquiries please contact

George Hack
Team Leader
+44 (0)207 842 3762
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Sam Ismail

Sam Ismail
Team Leader's Assistant
+44 (0)20 7842 3799
Click here to email

Expertise

Notable AI, Crypto & Technology Cases


South East Water Ltd v Elster Water Metering Ltd [2024] EWHC 620 (TCC)

Acting (led by Richard Power) for the defendant in its successful application to strike out parts of a £10 million breach of contract claim in respect of allegedly defective water meters. Judgment available here.

Notable Banking & Finance Cases


Assisting with preparation for hearing of an application to vary a Norwich Pharmacal/Banker’s Trust order made against a bank (during pupillage).


Providing research assistance on enforceability in England of a US class action judgment (during pupillage).


Providing research assistance on private law liability for alleged breach of regulatory duties by a bank in connection with the issuance of over $100 million of notes (during pupillage).


Providing research assistance on application of financial sanctions law to auditing of company group accounts (during pupillage).

Notable Commercial Disputes Cases


Assisting with drafting particulars of various claims in connection with a frozen foods joint venture (during pupillage).


Assisting with drafting of advice about the enforceability of a Russian judgment debt in English courts (during pupillage).


Assisting with drafting of skeleton argument for application for specific disclosure, in context of automotive industry litigation (during pupillage).

Notable Company, Restructuring & Insolvency Cases


Providing research assistance about potential liability of company director for alleged self-dealing, and for alleged misrepresentation prior to the conclusion of a joint venture agreement for an artificial intelligence technology development company (during pupillage).


Providing research assistance about application of section 190 of the Companies Act 2006, concerning obligation of companies to obtain shareholder approval for certain transactions (during pupillage).

Notable Employment Cases


Assisting with drafting particulars of claim for breach of contractual obligations to pay performance-related remuneration to senior telecoms executive (during pupillage).

Notable Financial Services Cases


Advising (with Robin Barclay KC) on the application of collective investment scheme legislation, in connection with a multi-million pound real-estate portfolio.


Providing research assistance on the admissibility of certain evidence in civil proceedings under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (during pupillage).


Assisting with advice concerning operation of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (during pupillage).

Notable Insurance Cases


Assisting with drafting of advice in complicated, multi-million pound case involving consequences of double insurance in the context of claims on multiple directors’ and officers’ liability policies (during pupillage).


Providing research assistance on construction and application of aviation insurance policies (during pupillage).


Assisting with drafting of request for information in insurance litigation (during pupillage).

Notable International Arbitration Cases


Providing research assistance on the use of confidential documents and on the sequestration of witnesses, in the context of a multi-million US dollar arbitration (during pupillage).

Notable Product Liability Cases


Assisting with drafting of defence to claims under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations (during pupillage).

Notable Professional Discipline Cases


Providing research assistance regarding alleged sexual misconduct (during pupillage).

Notable Professional Negligence Cases


Providing research assistance on burden of proof of loss, in context of claim for providing negligent advice in connection with a debt restructuring (during pupillage).

Notable Sanctions Cases


Advising (with Clare Sibson KC and Richard Power) on the effect of financial sanctions legislation on derivatives and insurance contracts.

Notable Sports Cases


Assisting with preparation of advice concerning recovery by a sports regulator of payments for video assistance services which were allegedly fraudulently redirected (during pupillage).

  • LLB Law with New Zealand Law (Universities of Nottingham and Auckland)
  • Bachelor of Civil Law (University of Oxford)
  • PGDip Bar Vocational Studies (City, University of London)

  • Prizes for best performance in each year of LLB
  • Clarendon Scholarship from University of Oxford
  • Bedingfield Scholarship from Gray’s Inn

For enquiries please contact

George Hack
Team Leader
+44 (0)207 842 3762
Click here to email

Sam Ismail

Sam Ismail
Team Leader's Assistant
+44 (0)20 7842 3799
Click here to email

  • LLB Law with New Zealand Law (Universities of Nottingham and Auckland)
  • Bachelor of Civil Law (University of Oxford)
  • PGDip Bar Vocational Studies (City, University of London)

  • Prizes for best performance in each year of LLB
  • Clarendon Scholarship from University of Oxford
  • Bedingfield Scholarship from Gray’s Inn

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