• Advising a major international bank in setting aside a US$50 million damages claim in respect of 170 foreign exchange trades carried out by the Claimant, in both the English High Court and Court of Appeal, principally on the basis of article 23 of Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001 and advised the bank in respect of the proceedings commenced by the Claimant's heirs in Monaco in respect of the same matter.
  • Advising a major international bank in staying legal proceedings in the English High Court whilst parallel proceedings are pending in Monaco. Silvia led the application to stay proceedings in England and the liaison with local counsel in Monaco.
  • Advising a major international bank in an ICC arbitration seated in Paris against its former joint venture partners (and their successors in title, including a sovereign state) in respect of an alleged indemnity payment of €75 million, triggered in the event that the annual revenue of one of the assets allocated to the bank did not reach certain thresholds and representing the bank in respect of related court proceedings commenced by the bank in Belgium respect of the same matter.
  • Advising an international hospitality and services provider in respect of multi million dispute arising out of the alleged failure to provide certain services relating to a central reservation system for hotel bookings and the fulfilment of technical specifications.
  • Advising a tour operator in ICC arbitration proceedings in Spain in respect of a multi million euro dispute arising from the sale of various holdings in Spain and Latin America.
  • Advising an American multinational chain of fast food restaurants in respect of a multi million euro dispute with one of its franchisees in Cyprus. The dispute arose out of the franchisee’s multiple breaches of the relevant franchise agreements.
  • Advising an energy major in ICC arbitration proceedings in London in respect of a multi million euro claim relating to the interpretation and application of an energy agreement in Spain.
  • Advising a Spanish global IT solutions and information services provider in ICC arbitration proceedings in London in respect of a multi million euro dispute including issues relating to the exercise of a performance guarantee and arising out of an agreement with a Swedish company for the supply of transport related products for a project in Saudi Arabia.
  • Advising a Japanese client on UK cyber security legislation and UK regulations on network systems.
  • Advising various clients on several issues relating to class actions and competition litigation related matters including settlement.