Celia Reston

Celia Reston


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 2328

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Celia Reston is a commercial litigator who advises clients on a range of commercial disputes including High Court litigation.

Celia’s practice focuses in particular on civil fraud proceedings, which are high-value, multi-jurisdictional and complex in nature. She has particular experience in acting for clients based in the CIS region.

Education and admissions


LL.B. Law, University of Bristol, 2014

LPC, BPP University Law School

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Court admissions

Senior Courts of England and Wales

Representative experience

Advising on a shareholder dispute between three Ukrainian businessmen involving claims and counterclaims valued at well over US$1bn.

Advising the Provisional Liquidators and Liquidators of China Metal Recycling (Holdings) Ltd on a multi-billion HK$ claim and winding-up proceedings in Hong Kong, and related proceedings in England.

Advising a bank in relation to threatened claims against major card issuers which included allegations of abuse of dominance and a complaint to the PSR.

Advising BTA Bank in its long-running litigation against Mukhtar Ablyazov.

Advising corporates on anti-corruption compliance, policies and procedures.