Aimee Cook Associate

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Contact Details

Aimee is an Associate in the Thames Valley Litigation and Dispute Resolution team, specialising in commercial litigation and dispute resolution.  Aimee has experience of litigation (High Court), arbitration and mediation.

Main areas of practice 

Aimee's main areas of expertise include:

  • Complex contractual disputes
  • IT and outsourcing disputes
  • Corporate disputes

Clients

Aimee advises companies and high net worth individuals operating in a broad range of sectors including: IT/outsourcing; insurance; hotels; finance; and manufacturing.

Significant experience 

  • Acting for multinational technology and telecommunications companies in large outsourcing disputes
  • Acting for the claimant in its claim for breach of fiduciary duties against former company directors
  • Acting for corporate financial advisers on a variety of claims
  • Acting for a soft drinks manufacturer in its claim against a supplier (arbitration)
  • Acting for the investor in its Bilateral Investment Treaty claim against Montenegro (arbitration)

Expertise

Articles by Aimee

High Court rules on application for permission for collateral use of disclosed documents

Case study

In a judgment dated 9 November 2018, the High Court has provided a helpful reminder of the meaning of 'use' in the context of CPR 31.22(1).

High Court orders petitioner's purchase of 50% shareholding in company in unfair prejudice petition

Article

In the trial of an unfair prejudice petition, the High Court has found that the actions of the first respondent represented the clearest possible breach of directors' fiduciary and statutory duties. We take look in detail.

Springboard injunction granted to prevent damaging misuse of company confidential information

Case study

Associate Aimee Cook examines a Springboard injunction that has been granted to prevent damaging misuse of company confidential information.

Related Knowledge & Resources

High Court orders petitioner's purchase of 50% shareholding in company in unfair prejudice petition

In the trial of an unfair prejudice petition, the High Court has found that the actions of the first respondent represented the clearest possible breach of directors' fiduciary and statutory duties. We take look in detail.

How to protect against misuse of commercially-sensitive information

Protecting trade secrets and confidential information is crucial and what steps can employers take to prevent staff from misusing commercially-sensitive information?

The "after party" – could employers be liable for what goes on?

With employers planning Christmas parties, or indeed any kind of "works do", we look at a case where the employer was held vicariously liable for an employee's actions when those at the office party moved on to another venue where a fight broke out.

Commercial Law Briefing: Getting the Boilerplate Right

Commercial Law Briefing: Getting the Boilerplate Right - An A to Z of Commercial Contract "Boilerplate" clauses and some lessons from recent cases.

Recovering outstanding berthing fees – a guide for marinas and boatyards

Blake Morgan provides a helpful guide for Marinas and Boat Yards on recovering outstanding berthing fees.

Funding commercial litigation

Our Dispute Resolution team guide you through the options for funding commercial disputes.