Expertise

Natasha is a Partner with extensive experience of litigating in the High Court and acting for clients in high-value, complex disputes. Her work has a strong corporate disputes focus, regularly advising on earn-out disputes, warranty and indemnity claims, shareholder disputes, directors' duties and a broad spread of other matters relating to underlying corporate transactions, including SPAs. She works closely with AG's Corporate team to offer clients a holistic approach to risk management during the deal phase, helping to identify areas of risk early on and develop strategies for actively managing and mitigating those risks.  

In the commercial disputes space Natasha has a lot of experience advising on supply chain disputes. She has been involved in helping clients design and deploy risk-management strategies for dealing with the pressures of an inflationary market and worked closely with the competition team to defend the first GSCOP dispute brought in the High Court. Natasha has particular experience dealing with a variety of interim applications including mandatory and prohibitory injunctions, security for costs applications, expedition applications and jurisdiction challenges. Her clients include FTSE 100 companies, PE firms, giants in the retail and consumer sector and high net worth individuals.

Natasha is also a core member of the litigation finance team, acting for a number of funders helping to protect their investments through restructuring, funding uplifts and advising on potential non-party costs applications and she supports the insurance litigation team, working on a number of coverage disputes for policyholders. 

Natasha has been recognised as a commercial litigation: premium "Next Generation Partner" in Legal 500's rankings for 2023/24. 

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Experience
  • Acting for a PE House and series of individual claimants pursuing recovery of a significant earn-out and defending a counterclaim for mistake and rectification of the SPA
  • Advising on a multi-jurisdictional unfair prejudice claim, working alongside overseas counsel and counsel for the co-defendants
  • Acting for Lidl defending the first ever claim for breach of GSCOP to be brought in the High Court by one of its former suppliers
  • Acting for a significant R&C client on a fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of contract claim, successfully defending several interim applications, obtaining security for costs for the client and achieving strike out of the claims and summary judgment on the client's counterclaims
  • Acting for an individual accused of breaching his directors' duties, successfully achieving a strike out of the claim and pursuing an application for non-party costs