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Qualifications

  • LLB (Hons): First Class Honours
  • LLM (Durham): International Law
  • Sweet & Maxwell Law Prize
  • BVC (Inns of Court School of Law)
Tim Welch - 42br.com

Introduction

Tim specialises in employment and commercial litigation.

His practice includes the full range of statutory claims before the ET and common law actions in the High Court.

Tim is often instructed to act for or against banks and financial institutions. Current work includes acting for a bank, led by Charles Ciumei QC in hard fought litigation in the EAT and Court of Appeal, acting against a large sovereign wealth fund in High Court proceedings and representing a real estate investment fund in strike out proceedings.

Tim also regularly acts for professionals, including medical professionals, teachers, bankers, journalists and accountants.

Tim has experience of international law and foreign jurisdictions. He holds a Masters Degree in International Law and prior to coming to the Bar, spent time working for the United Nations in a War Crimes Tribunal in Sarajevo.

In addition to his legal practice Tim also lectures and publishes. He is a guest lecturer at two London universities and has authored numerous articles on a range of legal topics.

High Court & Arbitration

  • Acting as sole counsel against a large sovereign wealth fund in Kuwait Investment Office v Taylor & Hard; a case involving allegations of breach of fiduciary duties, conspiracy to procure a breach of contract and procuring a breach of contract. The case has been reported here.
  • Acted as sole counsel in a multi-party conspiracy to procure a breach of contract claim against a leading QC (Pepe's Piri Piri Ltd & Anor v Junaid & Ors [2019] EWHC 2097 (QB).
    Advising in a breach of contract (franchise agreement) claim (QB) (ongoing).
  • Acting for Claimant in LCIA arbitration proceedings in breach of contract claim involving interim application for security for costs (2022).
  • Acting for Defendant in ICC arbitration proceedings in breach of contract claim involving recusal application concerning apparent bias (2021).
  • Multi-party fraud claim involving multiple complex interim applications (Chancery Division).
  • Successfully argued the Defendants were the real winners where Claimant awarded less than 1% of damages sought (Pepe's Piri Piri Ltd and Another v Junaid and Others [2019] Costs LR 1881) in conspiracy to procure a breach of contract and procuring a breach of contract claim.
  • Successfully obtained an interim injunction acting for Dragon’s Den’s ‘Chika’s Foods’ in a case involving employee misuse of social media (Chika’s Foods & another v Jarratt 2018 (QB).
  • Successfully obtained an interim injunction in a complex company and partnership dispute.
  • Application for contempt of court (C v H [2016] EWHC 2366 (QB).

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