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Donny Surtani

Call 2020

Construction & Engineering

  • Acted for Single Buoy Moorings in its $1.3 billion claim against its tower of Construction All Risks insurers in relation to a mobile offshore production unit in the Norwegian North Sea, which had been abandoned as a constructive total loss
  • Acted for an Indian telecommunications company on the quantum phase of its US$400 million ICC arbitration dispute seated in The Hague, arising from the construction of a submarine cable system and relating to alleged loss of access to the Indian market
  • Acted for a Japanese construction business on an LCIA arbitration dispute concerning a Middle Eastern agency relationship
  • Acted for a FTSE-listed communications company on LCIA proceedings and a related injunction application in a claim relating to termination rights in key infrastructure and supply agreements

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Awards


  • LSE Hughes Parry Prize – Law of Obligations (2001)
  • CIMA Leverhulme Prize – Management Accounting Applications (1997)

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Qualifications


  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) professional examinations all stages (1997 – 1999)
  • LLB (Hons), London School of Economics (2000 – 2003)
  • LPC, BPP Law School (2003 – 2004)
  • Solicitor, England & Wales (2006)
  • Solicitor-Advocate, England & Wales (2008)
  • Accredited Mediator, Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (2017)

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Memberships


  • ICC Canada Arbitration committee
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre List of Arbitrators (2021)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Recommendations


“A first rate advocate with a modern, solutions-oriented outlook: clever, responsive and commercial in his approach.”

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

“An extremely bright and able lawyer: always in control even in the most difficult cases, Donny’s calm and measured approach always inspires confidence.”

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

“… an excellent junior … He is exceptionally bright and hard-working … He has the ability to take a case and analyse the issues clearly, succinctly and with insight and judgment. He is particularly strong on matters where his numeracy and analytical skills can be brought to bear. I would not hesitate to recommend him as junior counsel on a matter”

Partner, Stewarts

“Donny is that rare breed of advocate who can jump seamlessly between big picture strategy and key technical detail whilst always having an eye on damages/quantum and client objectives. Donny is also great to work with.”

Managing Partners, Global Litigation Funder


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