Justin Nimmo

Partner, Dispute Resolution

Clients – both corporate and individual – and fellow legal professionals turn to Rosenblatt’s Dispute Resolution team for incisive action on contentious commercial issues. The team has acquired an outstanding international reputation for its success in litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, and for its skill in smoothing the path to a positive outcome.

Justin Nimmo joined Rosenblatt in 2008  after previously working for Simmons & Simmons, where he qualified in 1997.

He has extensive experience of commercial disputes, including company/shareholder disputes, contractual disputes, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.

Justin also has extensive experience in administrative law and broadcasting law having acted for Ofcom’s forerunner, the Independent Television Commission (ITC), for over three years.

Recent work includes:
  • Acting for a Canadian corporation in a claim for breach of fiduciary duty against one of its shareholders – Global Energy Horizons Corp v Gray [2012] EWHC 3703 (Ch). Subsequent to securing a successful judgment on liability, the defendant was ordered to account for benefits accrued from his breach, which has required highly complex investigative proceedings in England, the USA and the Seychelles.
  • Acting for a government-backed investment fund and its private equity management company in seeking injunctive relief and damages against management directors of a bridging loan company that had defrauded investors in a highly complex fraud – Hemsley & Anor v Graham & Ors [2013] EWHC 2232 (Ch) (31 July 2013).
  • Acting for a private equity claimant against the management of a recruitment company in which it was the major shareholder, the company’s management having engaged in a conspiracy to acquire the company in breach of their contractual obligations.