Advising a bank in connection with an internal review of its contributions to various financial benchmarks.
As a senior associate focusing on financial services disputes and contentious regulatory work, Hannah Sharp has a broad range of experience acting for banks and other financial institutions.
On the disputes side, Hannah's recent experience includes advising retail banks on breach of mandate claims and anti-money laundering legislation, acting for a large international bank in relation to its claims for fraud and asset recovery, and representing a bank bringing a claim for breach of a repurchase agreement. Although most of Hannah's work involves claims in the English courts, she also has experience of arbitration and international litigation.
On the contentious regulatory side, Hannah has assisted banks, mortgage providers and other clients with FCA and overseas investigations. She also recently advised a bank conducting an internal review into its contributions to benchmarks. Hannah has spent time on secondment to two major banks, and is a solicitor advocate.
Representing the claimant bank in an LCIA arbitration concerning breach of a repurchase agreement.
Advising retail banks in relation to breach of mandate and/or constructive trust claims and anti-money laundering obligations.
Defending a private equity house against claims of deceit and negligence in respect of a complex multi-party litigation arising from a failed securitisation.
Representing the claimant in an international arbitration for breach of contract.
Advising a mortgage provider in connection with a regulatory investigation.