Rhymal Persad Legal Director

Contact Information

+44 20 3321 7424

Personal Profile

Rhymal is one of the firm's leading injunctive specialists in civil fraud, intellectual property and asset tracing matters. He has a wealth of experience, having acted for clients in obtaining and resisting Search Orders, Freezing Orders and other forms of injunctive relief.

Rhymal's practice involves dealing with complex multi-jurisdictional disputes and he has significant experience of litigating in USA, Asia and Russia. In addition, Rhymal has been involved numerous matters arising out of breaches of confidence and cyber-crime and has recently contributed to a cyber-security magazine on the growing threat posed by cyber-crime to UK businesses.

Key Experience

  • Frequently obtaining without notice Search, Evidence Preservation and Asset Freezing Orders against defendants, both in the UK and overseas across multiple sectors. Acting for defendants opposing such orders.
  • Acting for Middle Eastern based telecommunications company in multi-million pound cross-jurisdictional fraud claim.
  • A multi-million pound international arbitration concerning claims for breach of duty brought against management team of start up telecoms business.
  • Acting for investors in multi-million pound matter where misrepresentation is alleged against a Swiss private bank and financial advisor.
  • Representing FTSE100 recruitment agencies and estate agents on a number of information theft and covenant-enforcement cases.
  • Acting for both individuals and companies in obtaining Third Party Disclosure Orders from banks, telephone companies and private individuals.
  • Various claims concerning poaching of key employees and solicitation of clients in recruitment sector; acting for the employees themselves; for the previous employer and prospective employer.
  • Acting for an international company in relation to claims for breach of contract and for inducing a breach of contract by a third party.
  • Conducting various internal enquiries concerning allegations of misconduct or malpractice.

Career History

Legal Director, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Managing Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Mishcon de Reya
Solicitor, Mishcon de Reya
Qualified, Mishcon de Reya
The University of Westminster, Law


Rhymal has recently written an article regarding data theft in the property sector