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Rachel Ormsby

Senior Associate
Solicitor Advocate

Contact
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
Languages English

Rachel Ormsby is a Senior Associate and Solicitor Advocate in the litigation and arbitration department. Rachel regularly assists clients with disputes via litigation, arbitration, expert determination and mediation as well as managing commercial settlement negotiations. She has a special focus on hotels disputes but also has experience in a range of sectors including consumer products, banking and finance, technology, manufacturing and media. She has advised clients on complex contractual disputes as well as disputes arising from allegations of fraud, warranty/indemnity claims, shareholder disputes, earnout claims, defamation and privacy, negligence and misrepresentation.

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Education

  • 2013 – Higher Courts (Civil Advocacy) Qualification
  • 2009 – Legal Practice Course (Distinction), BPP Law School, London
  • 2008 – Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Law with French Law, University College London, London
  • 2007 – Diplôme, Faculté de Droit, l'Université d'Aix-Marseille, Aix en Provence
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