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Dan Eziefula

Dan Eziefula

Senior Associate

Dan is a commercial litigator specialising in banking and financial services disputes.

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Experience

Dan specialises in advising banks and financial services firms on complex civil proceedings and regulatory investigations. Dan also has considerable experience advising a range of clients on litigation in other sectors, including rail procurement and energy.

Dan is rated in client feedback on Legal 500 as “highly intelligent” and a “future star”.

Dan has undertaken client secondments to Deutsche Bank (where he worked on high-profile civil litigation and investigations) and to UBS Wealth Management (where he advised on the effect and implementation of new regulation).

Dan’s experience includes advising:

  • Lloyds Banking Group in relation to a portfolio of claims arising out of the sale of interest rate hedging products.
  • Stagecoach Group in procurement proceedings regarding the award of UK rail franchises worth over £1bn.
  • an international life assurance firm in relation to group litigation brought by investors in offshore products.
  • an international bank in relation to an internal investigation regarding sales of FX derivatives.
  • British Petroleum in defending an £85 claim relating to the suspension of natural gas production at a North Sea platform.

 

Background

Dan has a BA in Philosophy from the University of Bristol and a BA in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford. He trained with Herbert Smith Freehills in London and Singapore, qualifying in 2012.