ALIL is managed by a Steering Committee.


Chair: Paul Hughes

Paul is Of Counsel with McAllister Olivarius, a US/UK litigation boutique. Raised in Scotland and educated in the UK and US, he spent seven years practising litigation in New York City before returning to the UK. Qualified in both England & Wales and New York, he specializes in representing individuals who have been treated unfairly in their professional and/or personal lives, with a particular focus on employment discrimination.

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Committee Member: Anjali Bonner

Raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Anjali spent seven years practising law in New York, first with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and later Davis & Gilbert LLP (general corporate, with an emphasis on financial regulatory and private M&A). She relocated to London in 2016. 


Committee Member: Timothy Foden

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Tim moved to London in 2011. His practice focuses on investor-treaty and complex commercial arbitrations in the mining and energy sectors, with additional experience in technology licensing, commodities and hospitality.


Committee Member: Kate Darracott

Kate is an Associate with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. Born and raised in Scotland, she spent three years in New York before returning to the UK. She specialises in capital markets.



Committee Member: Michael Casey

Mike is a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.  His practice focuses on representing clients in investigations, transactions, and regulatory matters related to economic sanctions, export controls, anti-money laundering and anti-corruption laws, and the CFIUS review process.  Mike spent nearly a decade practicing in Washington, D.C. before relocating to London in 2017.   


Committee Member: Andrea Tompkins

Andrea is a Senior Associate with Simmons & Simmons  She specialises in capital markets, including representing multi-national, and emerging-market issuers and managers/global coordinators in a wide range of high profile Rule 144A, Section 4(A), and Regulation S transactions.


Committee Member: Zachary Krug

Zack is a Senior Investment Officer with Woodsford Litigation Funding.  A former litigator, he has extensive trial litigation experience, having represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of commercial disputes in state and federal courts in the United States, as well as in international proceedings. 












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