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Jeremy Kosky

Jeremy Kosky


Jeremy Kosky

Jeremy Kosky leads the London Commercial Litigation team as well as the Wealth and Asset Management disputes sector.

Jeremy has wide-ranging experience in big-ticket litigation acting for corporates, financial institutions and private equity sponsors. He has taken cases to trial in England, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Jersey, Guernsey, Bermuda and Cayman. Jeremy is widely recognised for his expertise in handling challenging and complex disputes, achieving successful outcomes whether by way of judgment or settlement of the proceedings.

Jeremy writes and speaks extensively, and is a member of ACTAPS.

  • Hosking v Apax Partners (section 423 IA 1986 claim discontinued 4 days into 6 weeks trial 2018)
  • Sabbagh v Khourry (conspiracy, CA 2017 jurisdiction battle, ongoing)
  • Cephalon v Wockhardt (economic duress and intimidation – 6 weeks trial 2017, settled)
  • Desmond v Man Group (mis-selling complex financial products – settled shortly before trial 2014)

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Career and qualifications

  • Manchester University (LL.B) 1989
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1992
  • Nottingham Law School (LLM / Advanced Litigation) 1998
  • Called to the Bermuda Bar 2000
  • Partner since 2001
  • Solicitor Advocate since 2002

Professional bodies

  • Member of ACTAPS
  • Trustee of the JCoSS Trust (secondary school)
  • Member of the JCoSS Governing Board (secondary school)
  • Director of Malta trustee company
  • Director of Bermuda trustee company

Awards and citations

  • A market insider says: “He is one of the best lawyers in the London market. He is really the man for big-ticket litigation.” This source adds: “He is a safe pair of hands, a fair and realistic negotiator, and gets extremely good-quality clients.”
    Chambers Global 2018
  • Jeremy Kosky is seen as “hugely experienced and able to deal with very high-value and multi-jurisdictional disputes.” “He is highly respected in this market and is known for his tenacious and tough style.” “He is very clever, aggressive when he needs to be, but also very sensible and has a statesmanlike ability to see the big picture.”
    Chambers HNW 2017 
  • Jeremy Kosky has “a great grasp of the detail as well as the bigger picture. He is absolutely brilliant at dealing with highly charged situations and has the rare ability to take the heat out of these situations to move things in a positive direction. He is a problem solver of the highest order.”
    Legal 500 2017