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36 Commercial is delighted to welcome Cecilia Xu Lindsey to chambers

10th January 2022

Called to the Bar in 2012, Cecilia has a broad Commercial Chancery practice with an emphasis on Company Law & Insolvency, Commercial Law (contract, sale of goods, e-commerce, sports law), Fraud and Economic Crimes, Financial Services and Banking Law, Insurance/Re-Insurance, and International Law (international trade, international banking, FDI and investment treaty). She also acts as Counsel in arbitrations and accepts appointments as Arbitrator.

Many of Cecilia’s cases have an international aspect and relate to foreign jurisdictions such as China, the Caribbean, Isle of Man, Europe, Africa and New York. In dispute resolution, she has extensive experience in litigation, arbitration, and ADR, including litigation at all stages in the County Courts, High Court, Court of Appeal and Senior Courts Costs Office. Clients comment highly on her being “always on top of the proceedings “. In advisory work, she is regarded by clients as being “very thorough and diligent”. Cecilia also acts as Counsel for buyers/investors or sellers in M&A transactions.

Cecilia brings a unique contribution to clients’ legal matters regarding China and the Asia-Pacific region, thanks to her extensive knowledge and connection with this region and her Chinese Mandarin language and cultural skills. Before joining the independent Bar of England and Wales, Cecilia worked for several years in city law firms in London and Shanghai, predominantly in a wide range of Commercial Litigation and Arbitration. Prior to her legal career, she developed more than ten years’ experience in commerce and international development in the UK and China.

 Steven Newbery, Commercial Practice Manager: “I am delighted that Cecilia has chosen 36 Commercial. She perfectly complements our business and international team as well as our domestic Civil and Commercial practice.”

 Cecilia Xu Lindsey: “I am honoured and extremely pleased to join 36 Commercial-such a friendly, dynamic and professional chambers with an international reputation for market-leading expertise. I look forward to working closely with Steven and his team and to serving the UK and international clients in their legal matters.”

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