What we say about Camilla
Camilla is a litigator and dispute resolution specialist. Her career to date has focused on high value and complex commercial fraud, contractual claims and breach of trust claims. Camilla’s work has spanned various industries, including the technology, insurance, IT and travel sectors, often involving multiple parties from across the world.
Camilla’s case load has been predominantly based in the Commercial Court. She has extensive experience in case managing complex pieces of litigation, frequently involving the requirement to obtain various interim injunctions at short notice. Her organisational skills and collaborative approach ensures the smooth running of even the most aggressive actions.
Camilla is keen to protect her client’s commercial interests which will often require a quick resolution of a dispute prior to formal action being taken. Camilla’s ability to understand the nuances of commercial disputes and manage challenging personalities allows her to undertake sensitive discussions to assist in the early resolution of hostile disputes.
Prior to joining McCarthy Denning’s litigation and dispute resolution team, Camilla practiced at Clyde & Co LLP.
Amongst many matters which never reached the court door, Camilla has case managed the following reported cases:
- Amtrust Europe Ltd v Trust Risk Group Spa  EWCA Civ 437: acted for the claimant insurer in a breach of contract claim with its Italian broker in the High Court and Court of Appeal. The claim involved disputes over jurisdiction and circumstances in which the High Court may grant an anti-arbitration injunction to restrain foreign arbitral proceedings.
- JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov and others  EWHC 2788 (Comm); represented a third-party respondent in an aggressive disclosure application. The application concerned whether the fraud exception could be applied to lift the veil of legal professional privilege.
- Ericsson AB v Eads Defence & Security Systems  EWHC 2598 (TCC); acted for the claimant in relation to the interpretation of a dispute resolution clause and subsequent substantive case which was resolved prior to trial.