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Kushal Gandhi

Solicitor Advocate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English, Hindi, Gujarati

Kushal is a partner in the Finance Disputes team in London specialising in Finance and FinTech dispute resolution. He is an experienced litigation and international arbitration practitioner. He is also an active member of the CMS India Desk. Kushal regularly assists clients to navigate complex issues, including cross-border disputes. He also helps develop risk mitigation strategies and obtain emergency relief from Courts and Tribunals.    

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  • 2007 – LPC (Distinction), The University of Law, London
  • 2006 – LLB (First Class Hons), Durham University, Durham
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CMS Guide to Anti-Bribery and Cor­rup­tion Laws
We are de­lighted to present the fourth edi­tion of the CMS Guide to Anti-Bribery and Cor­rup­tion Laws. Since the last edi­tion was pub­lished in 2014, there have been sig­ni­fic­ant changes to the glob­al anti-cor­rup­tion...


High Court or­ders trans­fer of cryptoassets in­to Eng­land and Wales to al­low...
The High Court of Eng­land and Wales has ordered Huobi Glob­al Lim­ited (“Huobi”), the op­er­at­or of the crypto­cur­rency ex­change in­volved in the lit­ig­a­tion, to trans­fer in­to Eng­land and Wales cryptoassets...
Crypto fraud: role of ex­change as a con­struct­ive trust­ee
In a re­cent judg­ment the Eng­lish court has dis­charged an in­ter­im pro­pri­et­ary in­junc­tion that was made against a crypto ex­change and con­sidered is­sues around the po­s­i­tion of a crypto ex­change as a con­struct­ive...
Pre-award ar­bit­rab­il­ity: the seat, the gov­ern­ing law and the com­pos­ite...
In the event a party chal­lenges ar­bit­rab­il­ity of a dis­pute, a threshold ques­tion arises: should the is­sue of ar­bit­rab­il­ity be con­sidered un­der the law gov­ern­ing the ar­bit­ra­tion agree­ment or the law of...
Cross Bor­der Fin­an­cial Reg­u­la­tion
How to keep pace with the ever chan­ging land­scape of reg­u­la­tion?
Re Av­anti Com­mu­nic­a­tions Ltd (In Ad­min­is­tra­tion) (2023): fixed or float­ing...
This brief­ing con­siders the re­cent case of Re Av­anti Com­mu­nic­a­tions Ltd [2023] EWHC 940 (Ch) in which the Eng­lish Court con­sidered what was re­quired to char­ac­ter­ise a fixed charge, rather than a float­ing...
Le­on v Kens­ing­ton Mort­gage Com­pany Ltd & An­or (2023) and the concept...
This brief­ing con­siders the con­cepts of "sub­rog­a­tion" and "bona va­can­tia" which were dis­cussed in the re­cent case of Le­on v Kens­ing­ton Mort­gage Com­pany Ltd & An­or [2023] EWHC 121 (Ch). Where a surety...
Eng­lish High Court ap­proves ser­vice by NFT alone
The Eng­lish High Court has re­cently al­lowed for ser­vice of Court pro­ceed­ings by NFT alone. The judg­ments re­cently handed down are in re­la­tion to a claim brought by Lavin­ia De­borah Os­bourne (“LO”)...
Ar­bit­ra­tion clauses in crypto-re­lated dis­putes: High Court rules in fa­vour...
The High Court has re­cently handed down judg­ment in the case of Chechet­kin v Pay­ward Ltd and oth­ers [2022] EWHC 3057 (Ch), ac­cept­ing jur­is­dic­tion to con­sider a con­sumer claim for re­pay­ment of sums lost...
Bank­ing Dis­putes Re­port 2022
This re­port looks at dis­pute res­ol­u­tion trends in the Bank­ing and Fin­ance sec­tor with a fo­cus on activ­ity across the Eng­lish courts; key ar­bit­ra­tion in­sti­tu­tions; and al­tern­at­ive dis­pute res­ol­u­tion...
Su­preme Court strikes out £116 mil­lion claim for breach of Quince­care duty...
The UK Su­preme Court has handed down its judg­ment in Stan­ford In­ter­na­tion­al Bank Ltd (In Li­quid­a­tion) (Ap­pel­lant) v HS­BC Bank PLC (Re­spond­ent) [2022] UK­SC 34, strik­ing out a sig­ni­fic­ant claim (£116m)...
Eng­lish High Court grants sum­mary judg­ment in cryptoasset fraud claim
Back­ground Mr Jones was the vic­tim of a large-scale cy­ber fraud per­pet­rated by a group of on­line cy­ber crim­in­als loc­ated over­seas. The fraud­sters tar­geted in­di­vidu­als through a fake crypto in­vest­ment...
NFTs as prop­erty – Singa­pore and the UK
Back­ground facts The Claimant was the own­er of an NFT known as the Bored Ape Yacht Club (“BAYC”) ID #2162 (“the Bored Ape NFT”) and reg­u­larly entered in­to loan trans­ac­tions to bor­row crypto­cur­ren­cies...