Oliver Browne is a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins. He is chair of the London litigation department and a solicitor advocate. Oliver has been an international arbitration specialist for almost 20 years, and has represented companies and states in proceedings conducted under all the major rules as well as on an ad hoc basis. Oliver also has considerable experience with complex commercial litigation around the world, and arbitration related litigation in all levels of the English courts. Oliver’s recent experience includes disputes in various industry sectors, including power generation and distribution, energy, defence, media, retail and manufacturing, financial services and private equity.
Oliver was named as one of the ‘next generation of partners setting the disputes agenda’ by Legal Business in 2015, listed as one of Legal Week’s litigation rising stars 2016 (which profiled him as one of the up-and-coming litigation stars at UK top 50 and top international firms in London) and named a ‘future leader’ in Who’s Who Legal in 2017.
He is recommended for international arbitration, dispute resolution, banking litigation: investment and retail, commercial litigation and public international law by The Legal 500, where he has been praised as ‘smart and modest’, ‘delightful to work with’, a lawyer who ‘handles cases professionally’ and who is ‘great with clients and a strategic thinker’.
The Complex Commercial Litigation Law Review is a useful global overview of the core principles and recent developments concerning the fundamental legal issues likely to feature in complex commercial disputes, wherever they may arise. It examines key topics including contract formation and modification; contract interpretation; breach of contract; defences to enforcement; fraud and misrepresentation; dispute resolution; remedies; and much more.