Edward Hickman

Edward Hickman

Senior Associate, London

Email edward.hickman@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 5684

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupLitigation

Edward has represented clients in numerous industry sectors ranging from banking, mining and telecommunications. These disputes have evolved into a multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation practice which has brought Edward extensive experience of courts around the world, including the British Virgin Islands, the Isle of Man and Cyprus. Edward has a particular understanding of the court's powers to preserve assets pending trial, such as worldwide freezing orders and pre-judgment receivership orders.

His representative experience includes complex proceedings in the Isle of Man acting for entities within the Alfa Group, advising BTA Bank in its wide-ranging proceedings against Mukhtar Ablyazov and in various proceedings acting for the ENRC group and its founding shareholders.

Education and admissions

Education

L.P.C., BPP Law School, London, 2008

GDL, BPP Law School, London, 2007

M.A. Oxon, University of Oxford, 2006

Representative experience

Acting for a leading international mining conglomerate in relation to a contractual dispute arising from the exit of a former JV partner.

Acting for the Kazakh bank, BTA Bank, on its multi-billion dollar fraud claims against its former chairman.

Advising a major Russian insurance firm in relation to its breach of contract claim, which was supported by freezing relief.

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