Razi Mireskandari

Head of Department
Dispute Resolution

+44 20 3206 2700
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Razi is a Partner and heads the Dispute Resolution team. He is highly regarded for his established reputation in advising clients on both general commercial disputes and in high profile media, music and publishing litigation cases.

He leads a team of litigators who advise on all aspects of claimant and defendant work for individuals, companies and international organisations. He has specialist expertise in providing pragmatic solutions to complex legal issues often working to extreme deadlines. He is ranked by Chambers and is described as “a straight-talking strategist who can also be very assertive when necessary,” and as someone who “gets right to the heart of things,” and who is a “shrewd commercial lawyer and a brilliant strategist.”.

Razi is a CEDR trained mediator. He actively supports the Arts, and launched the Fluorescent Art fair in Soho, and works with a number of national charities.


“Razi Mireskandari is always focused on the practicalities of the dispute. He never loses sight of the long-term objective.” Legal 500, 2021

“He’s kind and good-humoured, at the same time razor-sharp and forthright.” Legal 500, 2021

“Razi Mireskandari is exceptionally insightful and realistically frank so that no false expectations are raised, but every possibility examined carefully.” Legal 500, 2021

“Very good and very fair.” Legal 500, 2020

“Brings his inner litigator to his media work.” Legal 500, 2020

“Razi Mireskandari is able to stand back and view the issues in the context of  the client’s longer-term needs.” Legal 500, 2020

“He has excellent judgement.” Chambers and Partners, 2021

“He has always been strong, supportive and quick-thinking when looking at complex problems.” Chambers and Partners, 2021

“An extremely well known and respected lawyer.” Chambers and Partners, 2019

“A great big-picture lawyer who gets things done.” Chambers and Partners, 2019

“Top recommended reputation lawyer ‘Distinguished Individual.'” The Spears’ 500. 2019

  • ‘Razi Mireskandari is a genuine leader in this field – hugely knowledgable and tactically astute, experienced – he has few rivals. Sensible, charming and experienced, his oversight is invaluable. He just knows what to do.’

    Legal 500, 2024
  • ‘Razi Mireskandari is a knowledgeable and highly experienced media lawyer.’


    Legal 500, 2024
  • “Razi is amazing in litigation.”

    Chambers and Partners, 2024
  • “He is a practical practitioner.”

    Chambers and Partners, 2022
  • “A very good tactical player.”

    Chambers and Partners, 2023
  • “He is celebrated in the market for his considerable experience acting for major news outlets as well as individuals in defamation matters.”

    Chambers and Partners, 2023
  • “Razi Mireskandari is a real innovator in relation to getting cases off the ground by finding funding.”

    Legal 500, 2022
  • “Razi Mireskandari has seen it all and come up smiling.”

    Legal 500, 2022