Parham Kouchikali is a litigation Partner specialising in high profile and complex financial litigation.
He represents a wide range of clients in the financial sector including continental banks and hedge funds as well as individuals requiring independent legal advice at financial institutions.
Parham also has extensive experience conducting complicated investigations in corporate and contentious regulatory settings, acting for clients in significant enforcement actions by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
"First-rate litigator" – The Legal 500 UK, 2017 edition
"Very effective operator" - The Legal 500 UK, 2017 edition
"Has client skills as smooth as velvet" The Legal 500 UK, 2017 edition
"Highly rated" - The Legal 500 UK, 2017 edition
Parham Kouchikali is ‘a rising partner’ - The Legal 500 UK, 2016 edition
"Recommended" - The Legal 500 UK, 2015 edition
Defending a claim brought by the senior noteholder, Barclays Bank Plc, against the Issuers of the notes under two CDO structures with values close to a billion euros
Acting on a number of recent inter-bank disputes involving project finance and IT infrastructure
Acting for a major bank in relation to a significant and high profile FCA enforcement action
Conducting large scale “crisis management” investigation for an international corporation in relation to a high profile and reputationally damaging matter
Acting for a UK Plc in uncovering fraud in the sale of businesses in China and the Philippines and pursuing wrongdoers in Hong Kong and BVI