Salma Duncan

Salma Duncan


36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082


5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123


Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570

Clerked by:
Gary Young


Salma’s practice comprises commercial and public law.  She specialises in: commercial chancery; banking and finance; sports law; public and private international law; human rights.

Salma advises and represents high net worth individuals, businesses and governments. She has particular expertise in disputes involving sovereign wealth funds, trusts, Middle Eastern businesses, statespersons, banking and finance (including Sharia compliance), and the Caribbean. She is a qualified arbitrator and mediator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

In addition, Salma advises various Peers at the House of Lords and drafts legislation on an ad-hoc basis.  She also advises, represents, and drafts legislation/governance documents for officials in the Eastern Caribbean and Middle East.

Year of Call: 2012

Areas of Expertise


Significant Cases

R(Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the EU [2017] UKSC 5

R (On the Application of Gina Miller and Dier Tozetti Dos Santos) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union [2016]EWHC2768 (Admin)

LIC Telecommunications SARL and ors v VTB Capital PLC and ors (2016)

Terra Firma Investments Ltd v Citibank (2016)

Laird Resources LLP v Aumm Holdings Ltd and others [2015] EWHC 2615 (Comm)

R (Lord Carlile and others) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] UKSC 60

R (on the application of Gaines-Cooper v Revenue and Customs Commissioners [2011] UKSC 47



Women in Leadership Europe

Hon Society of Inner Temple

International Bar Association

Administrative Law Bar Association

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators


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