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Cherrene Balasanthiran

CherreneBalasanthiran
Senior Associate
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CherreneBalasanthiran

Cherrene is a Senior Associate specialising in commercial litigation. She is recommended in this field by The Legal 500.mmercial and Corporate Law from Kings College London.

Cherrene has a wealth of litigation experience both domestically and cross-border for clients that include individuals, corporations SMEs, financial institutions and public bodies. She advises clients on their litigation risk when entering a contract or interpreting contractual clauses and at all stages of litigation from, advising on the merits of a claim, to devising strategy and managing a trial. Cherrene also recognises the importance of alternative dispute resolution and has led several successful mediations. Cherrene also advises clients on their litigation risk when entering a contract or interpreting contractual clauses.

Cherrene qualified as a barrister and initially practised in criminal law. Cherrene spent the first years of her career prosecuting and defending criminal cases in the magistrates and crown court, including acting as lead counsel on a multi handed money laundering prosecution. Cherrene has been instructed by both the Crown Prosecution Service and the defence and is experienced in representing clients facing police investigations and criminal proceedings.

Cherrene joined Payne Hicks beach in April 2024 from Blake Morgan LLP. She has an LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law from Kings College London.