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Natasha Harrison - Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

Natasha Harrison

Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP - London

  • 1 Cornhill
  • London , Greater London, UK
  • EC3V 3ND

Practice Areas

Partner in Bingham’s Financial Institutions Litigation group with extensive experience in complex and high value disputes. Natasha acts on behalf of investment funds and investment banks in complex litigation and arbitration arising out of distressed debt investments, sovereign debt, restructurings, bilateral investment treaty claims, business disputes, structured products and complex finance arrangements. She also litigates on behalf of noteholders following default in high-value cross-border disputes.

Professional Memberships

The Law Society of England and Wales; City of London Law Society; London Solicitors Litigation Association.

Career

A barrister and solicitor with over 15 years’ experience in complex finance and business litigation. Acted on behalf of the bondholders of the Icelandic Banks in their challenge to depository priority and the Icelandic government’s emergency legislation. Acted on behalf of the Majority Lenders of Truvo N.V in Bank of New York Mellon (London Branch) v Truvo NV & Ors [2013] EWHC 136 (Comm)) in which the amendment to pre-payment provisions by the Majority Lenders was succesfully upheld by the English Court. Previously acted on behalf of the ad hoc committee of bondholders in the high-profile Elektrim litigation, which saw Bingham secure more than 11 successful judgments before the English Court, including the House of Lords’ decision in Concord Trust v The Law Debenture Trust plc (2005) UKHL 27 (Trustee’s obligation to accelerate) and Law Debenture Trust v Elektrim S.A and Concord Trust (€185 million damages award for a contingent payment). Has also acted on behalf of the committees of noteholders of Ideal Standard, Damovo Group, Greycoat, Kremikovtzi, Torex Retail, Schieder Möbel, Schefenacker, and Sea Containers Ltd (in Chapter 11).

Personal

Durham University, Bachelor of Arts, 1994; College of Law, Post-Graduate Diploma in Law, 1995; Inns of Court School of Law, Bar Vocational Course,1996.