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Kit is a Managing Associate at Keidan Harrison LLP, having joined the firm in July 2020, shortly after its start up. Kit is  experienced in substantial and complex banking and financial services litigation. He has acted for clients including IPs, brokerage houses, lending institutions, hedge funds, directors and high net worth individuals across a range of jurisdictions including CIS, Hong Kong and the Middle East.

Kit is currently acting on the NMC Healthcare litigation in the Abu Dhabi Global Market. Additional recent work has included claims arising out of wrongful trading, fraudulent trading, unfair prejudice, asset tracing and professional negligence. Kit’s experience encompasses matters before all levels of the senior court, the Abu Dhabi Global Markets and Dubai International Financial Centre. Kit is also experienced in arbitration (ad hoc and LCIA).

In addition to acting on disputes in the financial services sector, Kit’s expertise includes shareholder disputes, fraud and professional negligence. Kit acted in the 2019 Supreme Court case of Marex Financial v Carlos Sevilleja Garcia concerning the scope of the rule against reflective loss. Further experience includes an unlawful means conspiracy claim, claims against solicitors and valuers for negligence and defending a derivative action, including injunctive relief.

Kit trained at international law firm DLA Piper, where he qualified as a solicitor in 2015.

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