Mr. Easton has extensive experience in complex commercial disputes and litigation. He acts for a range of corporate clients in relation to the strategic management and resolution of commercial disputes with particular focus on the energy and resources, infrastructure, manufacturing, funds management and real estate industries. Clients describe him as an "extremely thorough" younger partner who "quickly becomes the master of the facts in any matter, converting that knowledge into sage recommendations in dispute resolution management and strategy" (Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017).
He has significant knowledge and experience in relation to disputes arising from corporate transactions, commercial contracts, joint ventures, resources and infrastructure projects, and intra-company disputes, including the enforcement of shareholder rights and directors' duties.
Mr. Easton regularly acts for clients in relation to the enforcement of contractual, statutory and equitable rights, including obtaining and resisting urgent injunctive relief.
Mr. Easton is experienced in all forms of alternative dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration and expert determination.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Easton was a Senior Associate and Solicitor Advocate at a large international commercial law firm in the UK. He spent significant time on secondment to BP's UK legal department where he gained experience in the energy and resources industry and valuable skills in assisting in-house lawyers to manage corporate expectations and to deliver and apply complex legal advice to executives.