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Pantlin, Gregory
Direct Tel: +44 20 7653 2016
Tel: +44 20 7653 2000 Fax: +44 20 7653 2100

Gregory Pantlin is a partner in Quinn Emanuel’s London office.  He specialises in complex multi-jurisdictional commercial dispute resolution and international arbitration, across a broad spectrum of sectors. Additionally, he has experience of criminal, regulatory and competition law matters.

Gregory has experience of arbitrations under the LCIA, ICC, SCC and LME Rules. He also has extensive experience of High Court, cross border and multi-jurisdictional litigation.

Gregory’s clients include large international corporates, joint venture shareholders and high net worth individuals. He has advised on commercial and business disputes, with an emphasis on joint venture disputes, shareholder disputes and construction disputes, for clients in a broad range of sectors and jurisdictions including, in particular, the CIS.

Gregory also has experience of disputes involving complex financial products and fraud and has experience of obtaining interim reliefs including anti-suit injunctions, worldwide freezing injunctions and Norwich Pharmacal / Bankers' Trust relief.

  • Navigator Equities Limited
  • Vladimir Chernukhin and Lubov Chernukhin
  • Gerald Metals S.A.
  • ContourGlobal Limited
  • Travelodge Hotels Limited
  • Lightsource BP
  • FBME Bank Limited
  • Farid Saab and Fadi Saab
  • Raga Establishment Limited
  • Terre Neuve Sarl
  • Acted for a Claimant joint venture company in two LCIA London seated arbitrations with a total dispute value of more than US$ 50 billion, reportedly the largest ever LCIA arbitration.
  • Acted in an expedited LCIA arbitration and obtaining an award in excess of US$ 50 million within 6 months.
  • Acting for a high net worth individual in a shareholder dispute with a Russian oligarch concerning valuable real estate in Moscow.Acted for a high net worth individual in private prosecution proceedings concerning an alleged attempt to pervert the course of justice.
  • Acted in an SCC arbitration for a large petrochemicals company in a dispute resulting from the termination of EPC contracts on the basis of alleged force majeure events.
  • Acted for the Claimant in an LCIA claim (and related London and Cyprus court proceedings) under a Share Purchase Agreement between Ukrainian parties. Obtained a Final Award in excess of USD 700 million within 1 year.
  • Acted for a major oil company in a Singapore seated ICC arbitration. The dispute arose out of two EPC contracts regarding the development and construction of an oil field in the Middle East.
  • Acted for the Claimant in a London seated ICC arbitration. The dispute related to three EPC contracts regarding the construction of a gas extraction plant in East Africa.
  • Acted for an Abu Dhabi wealth fund in a London seated ICC arbitration. The dispute related to a USD 70 million debt arising under an Egyptian law governed contract.
  • Acted for a major retailer in liability and asset recovery proceedings arising from a fraudulent invoicing scheme.
  • Acting in English High Court proceedings for claimants seeking to recover substantial losses suffered as a result of an alleged fraudulent investment scheme operated against them.
  • Acted for a Russian supermarket tycoon, and his SPV companies, in a complex fraud and conspiracy claim in the London High Court and related foreign proceedings arising out of a USD 560m restructuring of defaulted loan notes.
  • Acted for an investment and asset management company in High Court proceedings relating to breaches of a shareholder subscription agreement.
  • Acted for a confidential third party in respect of third party disclosure applications in the Berezovsky v Abramovich London litigation.
  • Acted for an English public limited company in follow on and standalone competition damages claims in the High Court.
  • College of Law, London
    (LPC, 2010)
  • University of Kent
    (LLB, 2009)
  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • DLA Piper, London:
    • Associate, 2012-2015
  • DLA Piper, London:
    • Trainee Solicitor, 2010-2012
  • Selected in The Lawyer’s ‘The Top 20 cases of 2024’: for IBM UK v LzLabs and others