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Sri
Carmichael

   

Year of call: 2012

Introduction

Sri specialises in all aspects of commercial litigation and insolvency law, including contractual disputes, commercial fraud and asset recovery, shareholder and director disputes and professional negligence work.

She is an experienced advocate, appearing regularly in the High Court (led and unled), including on urgent applications for injunctive relief.

Sri’s current and recent instructions include:

  • Acting for a liquidator in a multi-defendant claim alleging embezzlement of monies by a former de facto director of the company. Chancery Division. Sole counsel.
  • Advising on a claim by an energy company for breach of a sale and purchase agreement concerning a large scale solar power development. Sole counsel.
  • Acting for a television personality in a multi-million pound transaction at an undervalue claim brought by her former husband’s trustee in bankruptcy. Led by Matthew Collings QC.
  • Claim concerning the misappropriation of confidential information by a former director of an investment fund. Chancery Division. Led by Nigel Jones QC.

Before training as a barrister, Sri was a business journalist at the London Evening Standard. As a result, she is comfortable with cases of a complex financial nature and has a keen awareness of the wider commercial issues in legal disputes.

Qualifications

  • BPTC (BPP London) – Outstanding
  • GDL (BPP London) – Distinction
  • BSc Politics (University of Bristol)

Scholarships and Prizes

  • Award for Outstanding performance, Inner Temple – BPTC
  • Exhibition Scholarship, Inner Temple – BPTC and GDL
  • First prize, Individual Mediator – International Academy of Dispute Resolution International Law School Mediation Tournament 2012, Chicago
  • First prize, Individual Mediator and first prize, Mediation Team – UK Law Schools Mediation Competition 2012

Professional associations

  • COMBAR - Young COMBAR Committee Member
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association
  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association

Publications

  • Contributing author to Insurance Broking Practice and the Law (ed. CMS Cameron McKenna).
  • Contributing author to forthcoming edition of  Paul Reed QC's Construction All Risks Insurance, Sweet & Maxwell.