XXIV welcomes Alina Gerasimenko and Ben Waistell

14 December 2017

XXIV Old Buildings are delighted to welcome Alina Gerasimenko and Ben Waistell as tenants from the  1st December 2017 following the successful completion of their third-six pupillages.

Alina is developing a broad commercial and chancery practice. She has appeared in court in her own right and has also worked with other counsel. She is enthusiastic, hard-working and highly motivated and welcomes instructions in all fields in which Chambers specialises. Prior to undertaking her pupillage, Alina spent a year at the Court of Appeal as a Judicial Assistant to The Rt.Hon. Sir Terence Etherton, the Chancellor of the High Court at the time. Whilst there, she worked on a number of cases spanning a wide range of legal areas including VAT, taxation of loan relationships, rights of common, competition and shipping.

Ben is developing a broad commercial and chancery practice. He previously completed pupillage at a magic circle commercial set. He has experience of litigation across the broad range of commercial and chancery areas, and is also familiar with the major arbitral institutions and rules. Prior to commencing pupillage, Ben undertook a number of commercial placements at city law firms and at an oil and gas major. These insights encourage him to find practical and creative solutions to the problems brought to him.

For further information on Alina or Ben’s practice, please contact James Ladbrook on clerks@xxiv.co.uk or 0207 691 2424.

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