Black Letter Law Directory | 2015 | Partners in the UK Top 100 Law Firms

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This sub-section lists partners in the UK Top 100 law firms who are of African, Asian, Caribbean and other ethnic minority ancestry.

Arnondo Chakrabarti

Arnondo Chakrabarti has been a partner in the Banking and Finance Litigation Group at Magic Circle law firm Allen & Overy since 2006.  Arnondo, who trained at the firm, qualified as a solicitor in 1997.  He then re-qualified and practised as a barrister at Matrix Chambers between...

Edward Chan

Edward Chan became a partner at Magic Circle law firm Linklaters in 2006. His practice covers a broad range of banking and structured finance transactions, as well as bank prudential regulation. Edward obtained a first class degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Balliol College,...

Heather Chandler

Heather Chandler is a partner at the Milton Keynes office of national law firm Shoosmiths. She focuses on pension advisory work, dealing with trustee and commercial clients advising on legislative compliance and best practice. She also covers insolvency issues as they apply to pension schemes,...

Sunita Chawla

Sunita Chawla became a partner at leading City law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner in 2009. She is in the Real Estate Group and is an experienced real estate lawyer with a wide range of commercial property transactions, in particular acquisitions and developments, including town centre regeneration,...

Adrian Cheng

Adrian Cheng is a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills. He relocated to the Singapore office from the international firm’s London office in 2010. He began his career with the firm as a projects lawyer, advising both public and private sectors on the commercial aspects of PFI/PPP projects. Since...

Jane Cheong Tung Sing

Jane Cheong Tung Sing has been a partner at the Magic Circle law firm Clifford Chance since 2005 and deals with all forms of structured real estate finance (UK and European), with particular emphasis on senior and mezzanine investment and development debt finance, complex intercreditor...

Suki Chhokar

Suki Chhokar, the first Asian Personal Injury partner at Irwin Mitchell, works in the International Travel Litigation Department at its Birmingham office. In 2009 he was short-listed in the Professional Excellence category of the prestigious Lloyds TSB Jewel Awards, having previously been...

Baljit Chohan

Baljit Chohan has been a partner in the corporate group at Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co since 2001. He is based at the firm’s Birmingham office and specialises in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Initial Public Offerings (IPO) and Private Equity. Chambers and Partners...

Philip Chong

Philip Chong has been a partner in the Litigation and Arbitration Group at international law firm DLA Piper since December 2006. He was a former partner at international law firm Dentons (then Denton Wilde Sapte). Philip specialises in the resolution of complex commercial disputes. He has acted...

Linos Choo

Linos Choo is a partner within the Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations Group at DLA Piper. Choo's work includes ship finance, complex charterparty, international sales of goods, maritime and cross-border insolvency litigation and arbitration. His clients include shipowners, charterers,...

Naeema Choudry

Naeema Choudry is a partner at the Manchester office of international law firm Eversheds and has been a fee-paid Employment Tribunal Judge, sitting in the Birmingham Region, since 2013.

She advises on all aspects of Employment Law, acting primarily on behalf of large-scale employers...

Chan D'Souza

Chan D'Souza is a partner in the Property Litigation Department at the London office of Wedlake Bell. She advises a wide range of institutions, companies and individuals on all aspects of landlord and tenant and property-related disputes. Chan also advises on other property-related disputes, such...

Yetunde Dania

Yetunde Dania joined Trowers & Hamlins, an international law firm with offices in the UK and the Middle East, in 2011 at its new Birmingham office. Previously she had been a partner at the Birmingham office of national law firm Shoosmiths since 2008 and before that a partner in the Social...

Jay Das

Jay Das is a partner and heads up the planning team at the London office of Wedlake Bell. She is a specialist in planning and environment, compulsory purchase orders and compensation, highways and local government matters. She regularly negotiates planning agreements and the top projects Jay has...

Cecily Davis

Cecily Davis is a partner at Field Fisher Waterhouse and is the Head of Construction and Engineering Group at the London office. She specialises in non-contentious construction and infrastructure procurement. She has acted for the public sector, developers, employers and funders and...

Paul de la Pena

Paul de la Pena is a partner at the London office of international law firm Eversheds in the Corporate Recovery and Insolvency Department. He specialises in non-contentious reconstructions and workouts for lenders and business sales and other non-contentious work for insolvency practitioners. He...

Chris de Pury

Chris de Pury is a partner and head of the Real Estate Group at leading City law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP). He has been rated in the top tier of real estate lawyers by Chambers and Partners for the past decade and has been included twice in the last five years in The...

Lucille De Silva

Lucille De Silva is a Partner in the Energy, Infrastructure and Project Finance Department of Dentons, based in London. She has more than 18 years' experience in international energy, projects, regulation and privatisation, including in downstream oil and gas, renewable and conventional...

Terry de Souza

Terry de Souza is a partner in the Construction and Engineering Group at leading City law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP). He specialises in dispute resolution on major infrastructure projects and engineering contracts, including civil, mechanical, electrical and process engineering in the...

Deepa Deb

Deepa Deb is a partner in the commercial real estate practice at Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP). She has particular experience of multi-disciplinary real estate transactions, both nationally and internationally. 

Deepa has successfully project managed structured sales and...

Nazir Dewji

Nazir Dewji is a partner in the construction and engineering department of Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP). He specialises in commercial Construction Law, including procurement strategy and implementation together with project management advice.  His practice includes contract drafting...

Piara Dhooper

Piara Dhooper is a partner at TLT Solicitors in London. He specialises in commercial property acquisition and disposal, particularly for care homes, hotels and residential developments. He also advises on secured lending for both borrowers and lenders, especially where lending is to an offshore...

Sanjeev Dhuna

Sanjeev Dhuna has been a global banking partner at Magic Circle law firm Allen & Overy since 2005. He joined the firm in 1995 and specialises in structured finance, including leverage finance, general syndications, real estate finance, fund investment schemes, capital market structures...

Rustam Dubash

Rustam Dubash is a partner and Head of the India Unit at Penningtons Solicitors, the London and South of England-based law firm which also has strong international links through its membership of Multilaw and the European Law Group. He is also in the Commercial Dispute...

Gurpreet Duhra

Gurpreet Duhra is a partner at the Sheffield office of global law firm DLA Piper. He represents several clients in relation to a range of issues, including restructuring, holiday pay, employment litigation, international expansion, executive severance, whistle-blowing, collective...

Stuart Dutson

Stuart Dutson has been a partner at the London office of international law firm Eversheds since 2007, following his move from Magic Circle firm Linklaters. He specialises in international arbitration and International Law and has acted for clients in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and...

Vaqas Farooq

Vaqas Farooq is a partner within the Commercial Property Department at the Manchester office of national law firm Shoosmiths. He specialises in commercial real estate advice, with a particular focus on developers and investors. Vaqas has substantial development experience, acting for both...

Saleem Fazal

Saleem Fazal is a partner and head of the Real Estate Disputes Group at Taylor Wessing. He has experience of all types of disputes arising in relation to leasehold and freehold land, including dilapidations claims, service charge disputes and rent reviews. He also puts together and implements...

Cliff Fluet

Cliff Fluet joined Lewis Silkin’s Media, Brands & Technology team as a partner in 2006. He specialises in Media and Entertainment Law, particularly in respect of brands, advertisers and mobile operators seeking to use audio visual rights in new ways and adopting new business models. He also...

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