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Jeremy Sandelson

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Jeremy Sandelson

Jeremy Sandelson was head of the firm's global Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice from 2009-2017, having previously been Regional Managing Partner of Clifford Chance in the UK and the Middle East.

Jeremy has more than 30 years experience of litigation and arbitration in the UK, covering a wide range of commercial litigation with emphasis on financial disputes involving investment banks, corporate and regulatory investigations.

He also has wide experience of resolving complex family disputes and is a qualified CEDR Mediator.

Jeremy held the position of Secretary to the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers in the early 1990s.

  • Instructed by James Murdoch and News International in relation to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into phone hacking and in relation to the Leveson inquiry into the Culture, Practices and Ethics of the Press
  • Represented members of the Thyssen family in connection with the Thyssen Museum in Spain and a number of subsequent issues that arose
  • Represented a death row inmate, Jack Alderman, in a pro bono case which attracted considerable press and political interest. Jack Alderman was America's longest serving prisoner on death row, who consistently claimed his innocence.

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Career and qualifications

  • Cambridge University 1979
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1981
  • Partner since 1988

Awards and citations

  • "Commentators say Jeremy Sandelson is a 'class act'. He is the firm's global head of litigation and dispute resolution."
    Chambers UK
  • "Global head of litigation and dispute resolution Jeremy Sandelson impresses as 'a fantastic operator'."
    Chambers UK
  • "Jeremy Sandelson is global head of litigation and dispute resolution and 'one of the pre-eminent experts on financial services litigation in Europe'."
    Who’s Who Most Highly Regarded Firms – Commercial Litigation