Jeremy Holden is a senior associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice of the London office and a member of the firm's International Arbitration Group. He has a broad practice advising clients on all aspects of litigation and arbitration across a range of sectors and commercial contexts. Jeremy has experience of handling complex and high value disputes, including in respect of jurisdiction and other cross-border issues, and in using mediation to assist clients achieve their commercial objectives.

Jeremy also advises clients in connection with compliance investigations and spent over a year on secondment to a leading international bank in London and Hong Kong, working closely with its affiliates across Asia, Europe and the Middle East to facilitate a corporate compliance Monitor in his assessment of the bank's Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions policies and procedures, systems and controls.

Jeremy joined Mayer Brown as a trainee in 2013, qualifying in March 2015.

Spoken Languages

  • English


  • Represented one of the world's leading engineering, procurement, construction and project management companies in an international ICC arbitration with a state-owned petroleum company in relation to the construction of an oil refinery in the Caribbean. 
  • Represented an oil refinery in LCIA arbitration proceedings in a multi-million dollar dispute arising out of an oil supply agreement.
  • Advising in connection with a complex cross-border share options dispute in the High Court, including on jurisdiction issues.
  • Acted for a leading professional services firm in relation to a Takeover Panel investigation, enforcement and sanctions dispute.
  • Advised a global industrial machinery manufacturer in connection with an internal compliance investigation in South Africa.
  • Undertook a secondment to a leading international bank in connection with its global corporate compliance monitorship.


University of Warwick


  • England and Wales


  • Solicitor Advocate with Higher Rights of Audience (Civil)