Svatava Sprague is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer based in London. She specialises in contentious work involving a wide range of industries and cross-border matters, and advises on regulatory matters including anti-corruption and anti-money laundering.
Her experience involves international and domestic arbitration, Commercial Court, High Court and Court of Appeal cases and advising on corporate investigations and related regulatory issues. She also provides regular non-contentious advice on investment protection, sovereign immunity, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and other regulatory matters. She has worked on matters involving financial products, insolvency, fraud, corruption, asset tracing and a wide range of corporate and commercial matters.
Svatava has spent a year on secondment to BP Plc in London where she advised on regulatory and compliance issues, with a particular focus on internal investigations. She was also seconded for a number of months to the in-house legal department of Carlsberg A/S handling both contentious and non-contentious work.
A landmark decision of the Supreme Court confirms that states cannot claim immunity when facing enforcement in England of foreign adverse judgments in commercial ....