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Baker McKenzie

Banking Litigation

1 ranked lawyersBand 5London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded firm with excellent international reach, able to handle significant disputes with multi-jurisdictional elements. Advises a range of leading international financial institutions on cross-border litigation and investigations, alongside roles advising public and regulatory bodies on public law matters. Further complementary expertise in relation to contentious trusts and white-collar criminal proceedings. Offers ancillary abilities in international arbitration to help resolve financial disputes.

Strengths

A commentator states: "Baker McKenzie is a very powerful firm with a compelling geographical reach and offers great value for money."

Work highlights

Acted for National Asset Loan Management and IBRC Asset Finance as the first and second defendants in a dispute arising out of the statutory acquisition and subsequent assignment of a loan agreement pursuant to which a sum of EUR30 million was advanced to the claimant and other defendants in the case.

Notable practitioners

Marc Florent adroitly handles a wide range of contentious financial matters. He is extensively experienced in litigating disputes involving structured financial products, including significant cross-border cases.
"He has a huge amount of litigation experience and brings that to bear on hard-fought cases. It's a complete pleasure to work with him." "An incredibly gifted lawyer who leads a team very well."

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Banking Litigation


Marc Florent
Band 3