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Graham Shear

Partner, Head of International- Litigation & Corporate Risk

  • Graham has 24+ years' experience as a commercial litigator both in the UK and internationally.
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner board member with responsibility for developing the Litigation and Corporate Risk department internationally.
  • Wide range of experience including contractual and shareholder disputes, specialist rights protection, complex recoveries and professional negligence.
  • Specialises in deploying strategy and tactics in crisis management. Advises on complex and diverse cases, which are often multi-jurisdictional. 
  • Acts for a broad range of clients, including corporates, banks, financial institutions, governments, high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs. 
  • Advises individuals and third parties in the sport and entertainment industry on a range of issues, including defamation, privacy, crisis management and internal investigations.
  • A trusted advisor to boards of large multinational, high net worth individuals and politicians on a range of commercial, legal and reputational issues.
  • Acts for finance companies' extending finance to the sport and film industries, as well as providing specialist advice to football clubs and regulators regarding sport regulation and governance. 
  • Lawyer of the week in The Times
  • Recognised for commercial litigation, defamation and sports in Chambers 2015.

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Graham Shear
  • Graham Shear
  • Partner, Head of International- Litigation & Corporate Risk

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