Kobre & Kim Expands Conflict-Free London/Offshore Disputes Team


September 19, 2013

Kobre & Kim is pleased to welcome Andrew Stafford QC, who joins James Corbett QC (formerly of Serle Court) and Jalil Asif QC (formerly of 4 New Square), as the firm’s third English Queen’s Counsel.  

Mr. Stafford QC, formerly of Littleton Chambers, is a highly respected senior advocate with substantial commercial litigation experience in the High Court. In particular, his work focuses on injunctive work, breach of fiduciary duties and covenants, misuse of trade secrets and confidential information within the financial services industry, as well as pension and complex employment related disputes.

In addition, the firm’s London office now houses four former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers with the recent addition of Roger Burlingame. Mr. Burlingame, who joined the firm in June, previously served as the chief of the Public Integrity Section and senior trial counsel in the Business and Securities Fraud Section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.

With more than 20 legal professionals working out of the firm’s London office, Kobre & Kim continues to establish itself as the only conflict-free, global litigation firm offering the skill and experience of English Queen’s Counsel, barristers and solicitors, offshore lawyers, and U.S. trial lawyers (including former federal prosecutors) in an integrated advocacy team. This unique offering provides the firm with the full capability to litigate and arbitrate in the world’s leading jurisdictions for complex financial, corporate, onshore/offshore institutional, and insolvency disputes, as well as cross-border government enforcement, regulatory investigations, and international judgment enforcement.