You are here

Photo of Natasha Johnson

Natasha Johnson

Partner

Natasha is a partner in the dispute resolution team in our London office. 

Share

Experience

With experience in a wide spectrum of commercial disputes across a range of sectors, Natasha's practice has increasingly focused on restructuring, and insolvency scenarios, professional and financial services litigation and investigations, including internal and regulatory investigations and inquiries.  

Natasha's clients include professional services firms, funds, private equity houses, banks, major corporates, company boards and directors and insolvency practitioners. She has a wealth of experience advising on matters involving allegations of negligence, particularly in the financial services sector as well as contractual and shareholders' disputes, directors' duties and corporate governance matters

Natasha has advised on a number of the largest and most complex and high profile cases of recent years and is recognised for her technical excellence and commercial approach.

Natasha's experience includes:
 

  • Société Générale in relation to High Court proceedings in connection with multi-million dollar transactions entered into with the Libyan Investment Authority, including in the context of concurrent legal and regulatory investigations in multiple jurisdictions
  • Advising certain of the former directors of Carillion in relation to all aspects of the insolvency of the Carillion Group including the subsequent Insolvency Service and other investigations and inquiries. The liquidation of Carillion is likely to be the largest insolvency in the UK since that of Lehman Brothers.
  • EY as Administrators of international telecommunications group Nortel EMEA in relation to complex cross border disputes
  • Bell Pottinger in relation to an independent investigation into its account for Oakbay, a South African conglomerate 
  • A major plc in relation to a high profile internal investigation
  • An international accountancy firm in relation to potential professional negligence in connection with the financial due diligence carried out on an acquisition
 

Background

Natasha trained at the firm and joined its disputes team as an associate in 2005.