The banking and wider financial services sectors are increasingly dominating the global disputes landscape in terms of frequency, complexity and size. Courts and other legal bodies around the world continue to be inundated with large and complicated claims against financial institutions by shareholders, investors, customers, joint venture partners and a range of other stakeholders.
It is now imperative that these institutions continue to prioritise how to prevent, mitigate and resolve these actions successfully.
We work with clients on some of the largest, highest profile and ground-breaking cases involving litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution for banks, fund and asset managers as well as other financial services firms.
As well as advice in relation upcoming and existing proceedings, we advise on risk management to present the available options and reduce future exposure.
Our many years of dedicated sector focus have given us broad experience and deep knowledge of the most complex and sophisticated financial products across retail and wholesale markets. Our international reach means that we are often instructed to adopt the role of coordinator for complex, cross-jurisdictional matters.
Our specialist and fully integrated advocacy group offers extensive trial, appeal, and interlocutory experience and expertise at exceptional value in a wide range of courts and tribunals. Our advocates can also provide services as arbitrators, mediators and judges, and can advise on case preparation and presentation.
We are one of the few global law firms to offer this kind of tried and tested, integrated, market leading dispute resolution service to financial services clients.
Recent awards include:
- Financial News Financial Litigation Team of the Year 2015
- Acritas’ Sharplegal Global Elite Survey 2014 and 2015 the leading firm for top-level 'bet-the-company' litigation