Siona Spillett is experienced in complex cross-border litigation with a focus on the media, IT and life sciences sectors.

Siona has secured freezing injunctions (include worldwide) over assets across Europe and Asia as well as representing international clients in the Commercial Court. She has also been instructed on both international and domestic arbitration under the UNCITRAL and LCIA rules.

Siona has acted on a range of media disputes including defamation and privacy claims, as well as advising on channel clearance and regulatory issues with OFCOM. Her more broad commercial practice encompasses complex breach of contract disputes, directors’ duties and misfeasance claims and liability under D&O insurance contracts.

Siona has a particular interest in conflict of law issues and with an emphasis on the impact of Brexit. Siona spent two terms at the Court of Appeal as the Judicial Assistant to the Master of the Rolls and, whilst in practice, achieved an LLM with distinction in commercial law.