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Mick Smith, Partner & Co-Founder

Mick Smith was a co-founder of Calunius Capital with Mark Wells in 2006. He is responsible for origination and transaction execution at Calunius. He is also Calunius’ Compliance Officer.

Mick qualified as a solicitor at Freshfields in 1996. Subsequently he worked in finance in a variety of investment banking roles. He studied Mathematics and then Law at Cambridge University.

Mick is much sought after as a conference speaker, not only on all aspects of litigation funding, but also international arbitration, arising from both commercial and investment treaty disputes. He is also regarded as a “go to” speaker on competition law claims, especially private damages follow on claims.

Mick has also written extensively on these subjects.

 

Mick also presents a free online professional development programme on Arbitration Funding - view here >>.

 

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Contact Mick Smith

Direct phone: +44 20 3142 8339

Mobile: +44 7973 660718

Email: mick.smith@calunius.com

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Calunius news and media

Round Table Discussion on Third Party Funding: Downsizing Expenses and Adding Value

Lisbon, 17 January 2018

Calunius' Mick Smith will be participating in a round table discussion at the AIPN's "International Energy Markets and Dispute Resolution Solutions". The event will bring together professionals from diverse backgrounds and will feature presentations on the Energy Charter Treaty and its impact on energy-related investments in Portugal and the new AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Agreement. Click on the headline to see the full programme.

Competition Law Conference

Stockholm, 8 February 2018

Calunius' Christian Stuerwald will participate in a panel discussion about 'Private Enforcement of Competition Law' at the event, topics to be discussed will include: Implementation of the EU Damages Directive in the region, Jurisdiction and forum shopping, Risks and opportunities for in-house lawyers and Funding options. Click on the headline to access the programme.

SIArb Commercial Arbitration Symposium 2017 & Launch of Third Party Funding Guidelines

Singapore, November 2017

The SIArb Commercial Arbitration Symposium, now into its eighth year, provides a distinctive and interactive forum for participants to discuss current issues and developments in the field of commercial arbitration. This year, one of the sessions provided an opportunity to discuss third party funding of disputes with representatives of five leading litigation and arbitration funders operating in Asia. Calunius partner Mark Wells participated in the panel discussion on 'Third-Party Funding of International Arbitration in Asia – Current Issues and Implications for Practice'. Click on the headline to access the full programme.

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