Personal Profile

Ty is a commercial litigator in Mishcon's Private Department, specialising in commercial litigation. Ty advises clients in relation to a wide range of complex, high-value commercial disputes, including civil fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and shareholder disputes. He acts for a broad range of clients, including high profile and high net worth individuals, businesses, corporations, and family offices.

Ty has significant experience in both obtaining injunctive relief and responding to injunctions, including freezing orders and search, imaging and evidence preservation orders. Ty also has significant trial experience, including most recently a 12 week trial in the High Court, Chancery Division in 2017.

According to Counsel, Ty is "A highly capable, unflappable lawyer who is a pleasure to deal with even in the most difficult of circumstances; a lynchpin for any team"

Ty completed his training contract at Mishcon and spent time in the Real Estate, Private Tax and Corporate departments before joining the Commercial Litigation team in September 2015.

Key Experience

  • Successfully obtained judgment for the Claimants in a 12 week Chancery Division fraud trial (Group Seven Ltd and others v Nasir and others [2017] EWHC 2466 (Ch)). The claimants were victims of a scam, groomed for 6 months by a group of highly sophisticated fraudsters who persuaded them to give up control of €100m.
  • Acting for a media company against its former management team in respect of breach of fiduciary duty on the basis of diversion of business opportunities, breach of confidence, and misuse of confidential information, includes successfully obtaining ex parte relief against the former managers.
  • Representing a HNWI in the defence of a c.£200m fraud claim related to alleged anti-competitive practices in the pharmaceutical market.
  • Acting for a HNW property tycoon in relation to proceedings brought against him by his former business partner relating to fraudulent contract.
  • Assisting in the trial of Signia Wealth v Vector Trustees [2018] EWHC 1040 (Ch)
  • Representing a HNWI in the defence of an $800m fraud claim and freezing injunction. The complex, multi-jurisdictional, claim involves elements of English, Russian and Cypriot law.
  • Acted for the chairman of a Russian bank in a dispute with a former shareholder and business partner: Commercial Court trial October 2014 (listed 7 weeks, settled favourably after 3).
  • Advising a purchaser on title  and  attribution issues following the acquisition of a classic car at auction
  • Advising a large multi-national corporation in a claim for the recovery of assets.
  • Advising PEP and HNWIs on reputation matters.
  • Advising on commercial and personal contractual disputes.

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Trainee Solicitor, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Durham University, English Literature BA (Hons)
University of Law, GDL and LPC

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