Natasha is Deputy Chair and a Managing Partner of Boies Schiller Flexner. She is an experienced English barrister and solicitor specializing in high value and complex disputes and was the founding partner of the London office.

Acting on behalf of funds, investment banks, corporations, and governments, Natasha’s practice focuses on high-stakes international litigation and arbitration.  She has extensive experience in all types of finance and business disputes, including distressed debt investments, investments in special situations and emerging markets, sovereign debt investments, restructuring disputes, securitizations and complex finance arrangements, and has litigated many of the most important investor disputes of the last decade.  She is regularly retained on behalf of clients to provide strategic litigation advice and to lead and coordinate large international commercial disputes.

Natasha is recognized as a leading banking litigator by Legal 500 and Chambers UK; and by Super Lawyers, Who’s Who and Lawdragon as a leading commercial litigator. She was listed by Financial News as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in European Finance in 2020. This list highlights the women who are helping to shape the financial sector in Europe. Natasha was also recently named a HERoes Woman Role Model for the second year running. The HERoes Women Role Model Executives list celebrates 100 women who are leading by example and driving change to increase gender diversity in the workplace.

Natasha is described in Who’s Who Thought Leaders 2020 as a “top player in the market” and an “outstanding litigator” who “brings real commercial litigation experience to technical insolvency disputes”. She has also been described as "exceptionally talented," as “incredibly commercial for a litigator,” with an “unparalleled ability” to turn a client’s thoughts into a “cogent argument.”

Natasha’s representative matters include:

  • Acting for the Class A1 Noteholders of Canary Wharf Finance II in proceedings before the English Court
  • Acting for holders of convertible notes and debt issued by the Spanish conglomerate FCC
  • Acting on behalf of the bondholders of the three collapsed Icelandic banks, Landsbanki, Kaupthing and Glitnir
  • Acting on behalf of a leading investment bank as holder of Class A1 Notes issued under a number of related CDOs
  • Acting on behalf of Majority Creditors of Truvo in relation to the amendment to the mandatory pre-payment provisions, in litigation before the English Commercial Court
  • Acting on behalf of bondholders of Elektrim in multi-jurisdictional proceedings
  • Acting on behalf of holders of sovereign debt in the Eurozone
  • Acting on behalf of holders of defaulted FCCBs
  • Acting on behalf of a significant creditor of Vinashin, under and LMA agreement in litigation before the English High Court
  • Acting on behalf of an investor in a dispute concerning the equity cure provisions in a senior facilities agreement
  • Acting on behalf of investors in a high stakes, high value board dispute, with litigation in multiple jurisdictions
  • Acting on behalf of a regional government in connection with its oil disputes with a State
  • Acting on behalf of a judgment creditors in the enforcement and execution of a US $6 billion judgment from the New York Courts
  • Acting on behalf of various funds in relation to claims under various bilateral investment treaties

Let’s Tear Up the Rule Book, Legal Business (2020)

Regulation and Structure of an Ad Hoc Committee, Global Restructuring Review (January 1, 2018)

Brexit: Consequences for Investigations, Boies, Schiller & Flexner, July 5, 2016 (with Matt Getz)

Article, Hedge Funds and Litigation: A Brave New World, Capital Markets Law Journal (2015)

Complex Business and Financial Institutions Litigation: Strategies for a Successful Litigator, Litigation Client Strategies for the UK, Aspatore Books (2008)

Article, Bear Sterns Bank plc v Forum Global Equity Limited [2007] EMHC 1576 (Comm), Journal of Bankruptcy Law (2007)

Article, IFE v Goldman Sachs [2007] EWCA Civ 811, Journal of Payment Systems Law (2007)

  • Inns of Court School of Law, Bar Vocational Course
  • College of Law, London, Common Professional Examination
  • Durham University, B.A., Honours, Modern History

Bars

  • Bar of England & Wales
  • Solicitor of England & Wales

Who's Who, Restructuring & Insolvency (2021)

Who's Who, Litigation (2012-2020)

Financial News: 100 Most Influential Women in European Finance in (2020)

HERoes Woman Role Model (2020)

Winner: Best in Litigation, Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards (2015)

Chambers UK, leading lawyer in Banking Litigation (Band 1)

Legal 500, leading individual in Banking Litigation

Super Lawyer, Commercial Litigation, London (2013-2015)

Lawdragon, Commercial Litigation (2015)

Lawdragon, 500 Leading Lawyers in America

Financial News, 40 under 40: The rising stars of legal services (2013)

The Lawyer, Hot 100 (2011)