Practice

Banking and Finance Litigation

We represent some of the biggest, most active global banks and financial institutions finding solutions to their regulatory enforcement issues, class actions, and other major litigation risks, which further our clients' strategic goals.

Representative experience

Representing the joint administrators of Lehman Brothers Holdings Plc in two heavily contested, multi-party High Court applications, concerning the manner in which substantial sums fall to be distributed by two insolvent Lehman UK estates.

Representing a syndicate of 13 banks defending proceedings brought by the borrower in relation to a £650 million facility.

Defending a European bank in the New York courts against a class action alleging that London Gold Fixing members conspired to violate antitrust laws.

Representing European subsidiaries of a major bank in "clawback" cases relating to Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities.

Defending major international banks in cases in the United States, UK, and the Netherlands involving alleged manipulation of various “-IBORs” and other benchmark rates.

Defending a major European bank in U.S. class action litigation involving SSA bonds.

Defending the wealth advisory business of a major bank in claims by high net worth individuals attacking the bank's investment strategy.

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