Announcement: Gresham Legal bolsters its commercial disputes practice with two new Senior Associates

Published on September 28, 2022

Boutique commercial disputes firm Gresham Legal today announces the arrival of two new Senior Associates, Irina Buydova and Peter Stewart, adding to the firm’s growing commercial litigation and international arbitration capabilities. They both join from another leading commercial disputes firm.

Irina’s practice focuses on litigation and arbitration, often with a cross-border element, acting both for commercial and private clients. Irina commented:

I am eager to join the growing commercial practice at Gresham Legal. The firm is carving a distinct reputation as one of London’s premier disputes boutique law firms and I am very keen to become part of its development.”


Peter qualified as a barrister in 2017. He has acted in proceedings in the High Court and Court of Appeal as well as before several major arbitral institutions. He said:

“Gresham Legal has a strong presence in the London disputes market. I very much look forward to working with my new colleagues and to contributing to the firm’s future success.”


Commenting on their appointments, Smeetesh Kakkad, Managing Partner, said:

“We are delighted that Irina and Peter have joined our team. They are both talented individuals whose experience and professionalism are very well-suited to our tailored, senior lawyer led approach. Their arrival will undoubtedly strengthen our capabilities and the market presence of our firm.”


Gresham Legal is a London-based boutique law firm specialising in commercial litigation and international arbitration.

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