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About Rhys Corbett

Rhys is a senior associate in our dispute resolution practice.

Rhys joined Freshfields in 2009 and is a member of the firm's financial institutions disputes group.  He advises on a wide range of complex litigation and regulatory proceedings.  His specialisms include advising large financial institutions and corporates in relation to multi-party litigation, mis-selling issues and regulator-backed compensation schemes.

Recent work

  • Advising Tesco in connection with the shareholder litigation resulting from its profit overstatement.
  • Advising a global bank on a large book of derivatives mis-selling ligitation and also its related regulator-backed compensation scheme.
  • Advising a global bank on a cross-border investigation regarding tax-related trading activity.
  • Advising a financial institution on an investigation following a cyber incident.
  • Advising various parties in relation to PPI mis-selling issues.



  • London School of Economics, LLB (First Class Honours)
  • BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course (Distinction)

Professional Qualifications

  • Senior-Advocate, Higher Courts Civil, England and Wales