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A former supermarket chain

The directors of a former supermarket chain in relation to threatened Insolvency Act claims by the liquidator

A major outsourcing group

The directors of a major outsourcing group in relation to threated investor claims and regulatory investigations following a profits warning and subsequent pre-pack

A major international bank

The board of a major international bank in relation to a shareholder derivative action

Carillion

Certain of the former non-executive directors of Carillion plc in relation to all aspects of the insolvency of the Carillion Group, including advising in relation to appearances before Parliamentary Select Committees and successfully defending them in disqualification proceedings brought by the Secretary of State for Business and Trade

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Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds Banking Group (as well as five of its former directors) in defending a high profile claim brought by around 6,000 shareholders in relation to the acquisition of HBOS at the height of the financial crisis. The claim was heard in a 19 week trial in late 2017/early 2018. Judgment was handed down in November 2019 and Lloyds was successful in having all claims dismissed.

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Phoenix Venture Holdings

Phoenix Venture Holdings, various other companies in the MG Rover group, and present and former directors and officers of companies in the MG Rover group as part of the ongoing investigation by the UK Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (now the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) into the collapse of the car company in early 2005

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