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Nico Leslie

Nico Leslie

nl@fountaincourt.co.uk

Nico Leslie is a member of Fountain Court Chambers, London.

He was called to the Bar in 2010 and has since developed a practice involving both national and international disputes. In particular, he has done significant work in Singapore, both in arbitration and before the newly formed Singapore International Civil Court.

Nico’s practice comprises mainly complex financial and civil fraud litigation, having acted in some of the largest UK disputes of recent years, including the Sebastian Holdings, Algosaibi, Gemini and Republic of Djibouti cases. In light of this experience, Nico was recently identified as one of 10 junior ‘Stars at the Bar’ by the UK legal press.

Nico is the co-author (with Marcus Smith QC) of The Law of Assignment (published by OUP), one of the leading texts on the creation and transfer of intangible property. He has also been commissioned by OUP (with Marcus Smith QC) to write a further book: Private International Law and Intangible Property. Nico speaks fluent French, Italian and Serbo-Croat, and is comfortable working in those languages.

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