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Ralph Sellar

Debevoise & Plimpton

London, GBR

Ralph Sellar is an associate in the firm’s International Dispute Resolution Group based in the Hong Kong office. Mr. Sellar is a commercial litigator with extensive experience in a range of banking disputes, including disputes relating to investment banking, OTC derivatives and structured products. Mr Sellar also has experience of a number of high profile regulatory investigations.

Mr. Sellar joined Debevoise in the London office in 2014, prior to which he was an associate at the London offices of a leading global law firm. In October 2015, Mr Sellar transferred to the firm’s Hong Kong office to become a member of the contentious financial services practice.

Mr. Sellar is a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong and he is solicitor advocate of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. He graduated from University College London in 2006 with a first class degree in Modern History. Mr. Sellar has written numerous articles on banking and insolvency law issues. Recent publications include “U.K. Court Of Appeal Decides On “Commercial Reasonableness” In The Context Of Determinations Made By Parties To Financial Instruments”, The Banking Law Journal (July/August 2014).

Recent reported cases:

Basma Al Sulaiman v (i) Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited; and (ii) Plurimi Capital LLP [2013] EWHC 400 (Comm)


  • BPP Law School, 2008, L.P.C.
  • BPP Law School, 2007, GDL
  • University College London, 2006, B.A. (Hons)

Bar Admissions

  • Solicitor, England & Wales

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