Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Rhodri Thomas is a Partner in our financial institutions disputes group. He is experienced in litigation, arbitration and contentious regulatory matters, especially in the banking industry. Rhodri has acted for clients in cross-border disputes in many jurisdictions, particularly in Asia and Europe.
Rhodri has acted for several leading international investment and retail banks in high-value cases. He has significant experience of disputes involving complex structured products and investment vehicles. Rhodri has also advised numerous clients in relation to global internal and regulatory investigations, involving an wide range of different state and sector-specific regulators.
Rhodri has a particular interest in cybersecurity, having acted in both litigation and regulatory proceedings arising out of cyber-attacks.
Rhodri also specialises in sports disputes and has an LLM in sports law. He has advised a large number of national and international sports governing bodies, teams and individual athletes. He is an arbitrator of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal, sitting on tens of arbitrations each year.
Rhodri joined the firm in 2005. Since then he has worked in our London, Tokyo and Hong Kong offices.