Senior (10+ yrs call)
Legal 500 has described Kiril as “very able”. An “incisive advocate who is never afraid to fight his corner.” “Intellectually very strong and able to deal with complex issues.”
Kiril is a formidable advocate, who adopts a collaborative approach when working as part of a litigation team in order to achieve the optimum outcome for the client. He is known for his attention to detail and strategic thinking and gives clear and pragmatic advice to his professional and lay clients. He is in demand from leading insurers and solicitors for his outstanding advocacy skills, in particular in cross-examination, and his robust approach to litigation. He has extensive experience of representing clients in ADR models.
Kiril played an integral role in the development of the current law on credit hire litigation and civil insurance fraud and appeared in a number of leading cases in the field which form the foundation of the law in this area.
Kiril also has extensive experience of representing international clients in large commercial disputes.
- LLB (Hons) – University of London
- BVC – Inns of Court School of Law
Areas of law: aviation, corporate & employer’s liability, fatal accident, travel.
The court considered the standard of care to be exercised by an employer whose members of staff were engaged in overseas travel organised by a third party.
Tarbs Europe SA v Republic of Macedonia, Makedonska Radio Televizija  EWHC 1691 (Comm)
Areas of Law: contractual and commercial fraud
Dispute involving €80 million relating to the creation of a telecommunications centre in Macedonia and the international broadcasting of its state television programme between a Greek satellite television company and, amongst others, the Macedonian state broadcaster
Hadlow v Peterborough City Council  EWCA Civ 1329
Areas of law: public authority, employers liability
The court considered whether an employer was under a duty to protect from harm that occurred in an unlikely and unforeseeable way.
Bent v Highways & Utilities Construction Ltd, Allianz Insurance Plc  EWCA Civ 292 (Bent No.1)
Areas of law: insurance, credit hire, valuation
Seminal case on the treatment and valuation of basic hire rate evidence in credit hire litigation, leading to the current law in this area.
Craner v Dorset County Council  EWCA Civ 1323;  I.C.R. 563;  P.I.Q.R. P10;  N.P.C. 134; Times, February 27, 2009
Areas of law: health & safety, public authority, employers liability
The court considered the statutory construction of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare at Work) Regulations 1992, in particular reg. 12
Evans v TNT  Lloyd's Rep. I.R. 708
Areas of law: insurance, credit hire
Mitigation of loss and the consequences thereof in circumstances where an innocent motorist fails to accept an insurer’s offer to provide a substitute vehicle at no cost to himself.
- Personal Injury Bar Association
- Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
- Professional Negligence Bar Association