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Kiran Unni
Lawyer
London
Tower 42
25 Old Broad Street
London, EC2N 1HQ
+44 (0) 20 3301 6586
London
Tower 42
25 Old Broad Street
London, EC2N 1HQ
+44 (0) 20 3301 6586

Kiran Unni is an English barrister focused on complex multi-jurisdictional disputes, particularly those involving allegations of fraud and misconduct. Mr. Unni has acted in English High Court litigation and international arbitrations across a range of industry sectors, including oil and gas, banking, private equity, shipping, technology, and telecommunications. He advises on the enforcement of judgments and arbitration awards, as well as associated asset tracing and recovery matters typically involving multiple jurisdictions.

Prior to joining Kobre & Kim, Mr. Unni practiced at Baker Botts (UK) LLP representing institutional clients and private individuals in civil actions or in relation to regulatory matters including bribery/anti-corruption and international economic sanctions.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Unni was a judicial assistant to Lord Mance, Lord Brown and Lord Carnwath at the UK Supreme Court.

Admissions

  • Barrister, England & Wales

Education

  • St Edmund Hall, Oxford, BCL
  • Queens’ College, Cambridge, BA, LLM (First Class)
  • College of Law, London, Legal Practice Course

 

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Member

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, "English Courts Provide Guidelines to Address Inconsistent Jurisdictional Provisions in Related Agreements" (International Arbitration Law Review, Volume 19, Issue 4, August 2016)
  • Co-author, "When is Referral to a Dispute Adjudication Board a Precondition for Court or Arbitration Proceedings?" (International Arbitration Law Review, Volume 19, Issue 1, February 2016)
  • Author, "Case Note: Diag Human SE v Czech Republic [2014] EWHC 1639 (Comm)" (International Arbitration Law Review, Volume 18, Issue 4, August 2015)
  • Author, "Case Note: BDMS Ltd v Rafael Advanced Defence Systems [2014] EWHC 451 (Comm)" (International Arbitration Law Review, Volume 18, Issue 4, August 2015)

Credentials

Admissions

  • Barrister, England & Wales

Education

  • St Edmund Hall, Oxford, BCL
  • Queens’ College, Cambridge, BA, LLM (First Class)
  • College of Law, London, Legal Practice Course

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Member

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, "English Courts Provide Guidelines to Address Inconsistent Jurisdictional Provisions in Related Agreements" (International Arbitration Law Review, Volume 19, Issue 4, August 2016)
  • Co-author, "When is Referral to a Dispute Adjudication Board a Precondition for Court or Arbitration Proceedings?" (International Arbitration Law Review, Volume 19, Issue 1, February 2016)
  • Author, "Case Note: Diag Human SE v Czech Republic [2014] EWHC 1639 (Comm)" (International Arbitration Law Review, Volume 18, Issue 4, August 2015)
  • Author, "Case Note: BDMS Ltd v Rafael Advanced Defence Systems [2014] EWHC 451 (Comm)" (International Arbitration Law Review, Volume 18, Issue 4, August 2015)