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Chambers UK 2013
'Provides a 'fantastic service' and is a specialist on more complex banking issues'
As a partner in our Financial Services Disputes team, Louise Lamb focuses her practice on helping banks and other financial institutions to avoid or resolve complex litigation quickly and cost-effectively. She also frequently helps banks to conduct internal investigations and advises them on how to navigate their way through regulatory investigations and enforcement actions. Louise has acted for a wide range of financial institutions both in the UK and abroad, and has handled disputes and investigations across the retail banking, wealth management, trade finance and investment banking sectors.
She has handled mass consumer claims brought under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 and related legislation, mis-selling claims, aviation finance disputes, fraud claims, claims relating to letters of credit and bills of exchange, sovereign debt claims, and claims arising out of complex syndicated lending arrangements. Louise also has extensive experience of advising banks on financial crime risks including money laundering, bribery and corruption, and international sanctions. She helps banks to draft appropriate policies and procedures and develop training materials; and she advises banks on how to deal with suspected breaches.
Louise is very experienced at handling both internal investigations and regulatory investigations and enforcement actions by both civil and criminal authorities in the UK and the United States, and has been praised for her calm approach. Louise has spent time on secondment to the retail and investment banking litigation team of a major bank client.
Louise is recognised by the current UK legal directories as a leading individual in banking litigation and is noted for having "a solid reputation in the banking litigation sphere, with a range of experience including advising on internal investigations in response to potential regulatory breaches and mass consumer claims under the CCA ".
Legal 500 UK, 2020
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