Tal Geron

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 5421
London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 5421
Tal Geron

Tal Geron

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Biography

Tal Geron is a dispute resolution and litigation lawyer based in London. He focuses on general commercial and banking disputes, and has experience of advising governments, financial institutions and corporations on a broad range of domestic and international matters.

Tal has experience of all forms of dispute resolution, including: High Court litigation; extradition proceedings in Westminster Magistrates’ Court; arbitration; and mediation.

Tal has previously worked in our offices in Paris and Hong Kong and has been on secondment to the in-house legal team of a major bank.

Tal has degrees in English Law and French Law from King's College London and a Maîtrise en droits français et anglais from Université de Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne).

Tal is a former winner of the London Universities Mooting Competition and the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (French rounds), having been awarded the prize for 'Best Advocate' and competed in the International Rounds in Washington, DC.

Tal is also a solicitor-advocate with higher rights of audience in the courts of England and Wales (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings) and is a member of the Extradition Lawyers’ Association.


Professional experience

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  • Solicitor,Advocate, qualified in England & Wales
  • Acting in fraud-related extradition proceedings raising human rights issues under Articles 3, 5 and 6 of the ECHR and allegations against requesting states of torture, political corruption and rendition
  • Advising on asylum and refugee claims under the UNHCR Refugee Convention
  • Advising a UK bank on claims relating to the alleged mis-selling of interest rate hedging products 
  • Acting for an asset manager on allegations of negligence relating to investments made during the 2008 financial crisis
  • Acting for a European bank in a claim for restitution relating to the invalidity of swaps entered into with Italian municipalities
  • Acting for a major international bank in a high-value dispute under the 1992 ISDA Master Agreement brought by an Icelandic bank on the close-out of a substantial derivatives book
  • Advising a syndicate of lenders on its security enforcement rights following various events of default under a €50m commodity finance agreement entered into with Russian and Kazakhstani entities.
  • English
  • French