Scope of Practice
Recommended by both Chambers UK and Legal 500, Erik is a commercial lawyer with a substantial litigation, international and domestic commercial arbitration and advisory practice, with particular expertise in banking and finance. He also has considerable experience in cases involving allegations of large-scale fraud and asset tracing actions.
In addition to his experience before the High and Appellate Courts, Garrison has appeared before a range of arbitral tribunals, including LCIA, ICC and in ad hoc proceedings governed by UNCITRAL. He also has experience of the laws and legal system of Russia and is fluent in French. Comments in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 include:
Senior junior capable of handling a vast range of banking and financial services litigation as well as commercial arbitration matters. He garners praise for his straightforward, client-oriented approach. “He’s very good on paper and is a good advocate – that’s probably his biggest strength in my experience.” (Chambers UK, 2016)
‘A first-rate senior junior who should be a silk and certainly performs to that standard.’ (Legal 500, 2015)
Has a practice spanning banking, negligence, insurance and fraud. He also has specialist experience in international commercial arbitration. “He’s brilliant. He’s very clever, fun to be around and good with clients.” (Chambers UK, 2015) ‘A junior who can stand up to any leader; he knows his own mind.’(Legal 500, 2014)
Has a wide-ranging practice with notable experience in banking, negligence, insurance and fraud matters. He also has substantial expertise in international commercial arbitration. (Chambers UK, 2014) “Brilliant in every aspect” (Chambers UK, 2013) “terrifically hard-working”, “has an excellent reputation” due to his “efficient and analytical” approach to banking and finance matters. (Chambers UK, 2012)