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Peters & Peters promotes Emma Ruane to Partner from 1 November 2021

Today, we announce the promotion of commercial disputes expert Emma Ruane to partner, effective 1 November 2021.Emma Ruane has particular experience in high value, multi-jurisdictional civil fraud and competition litigation.


Emma trained with the firm, qualifying into its civil fraud and commercial disputes team in 2010. Since then, she has worked on some of the most high-profile civil litigation matters in the firm, including a dispute over the sale of Formula One, allegations of share manipulation made against the CEO of one of Nigeria’s biggest banks and claims against pharmaceutical companies involved in anti-competitive behaviour.


She is currently acting for the Republic of Mozambique in the US$2 billion “Tuna Bonds” Commercial Court proceedings against Credit Suisse and Abu Dhabi-based shipbuilder Privinvest and for the Secretary of State for Health in a £250 million claim against a pharmaceutical company for breaches of EU and UK competition rules.


Emma’s practice combines civil and competition litigation experience in multi-jurisdictional disputes.


Jonathan Tickner, Head of Civil Fraud and Commercial Disputes at Peters & Peters, said: “Emma is a brilliant lawyer with tons of experience of fraud, competition and multijurisdictional commercial disputes. Clients love working with her. She’s a great addition to our partnership.”

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