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Brodies LLP

Banking Litigation

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What the team is known for

Highly expert team with a full-service approach to banking litigation, with the ability to handle technically complex disputes and high-volume recovery work with equal efficacy. Noted complementary strength in relation to professional negligence and public law. Clients include major commercial banks and other financial institutions, as well as corporate trustees. Experienced in resolving disputes outside of court through mediation. Also fields a number of in-house advocates.

Notable practitioners

Iain Rutherford advises clients across a range of litigation concerning banking and financial services. He acts for a broad array of clients, from consumer credit companies and pensions providers to national retail and clearing banks.
"Iain is very knowledgeable." "He is a well-respected practitioner."

Joyce Cullen is highly accomplished in handling a wide array of financial litigation including mis-selling disputes, fraud investigations and professional negligence claims. She is a solicitor advocate who is also adept at handling matters through mediation.
"Joyce is very good - she is diligent and turns things around quickly." "She's very well known and capable."

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Overview

We deliver dispute resolution services to a wide variety of banking and financial services clients, not only in mainstream areas of banking contract disputes and regulatory matters, but also in professional negligence claims involving financial services advisers. 

Through secondment placements that our lawyers engage in, we have insight on current thinking within the industry, on issues such as security in the application of banking technology, which assists clients in all sectors.

Our litigation services are not exclusively court-focused; we have significant mediation experience within the team, with a strong record of securing successful outcomes for clients at mediation.

Our litigation lawyers collaborate with colleagues within the firm’s wider banking & finance, tax, IP and technology and outsourcing teams, to provide our clients with additional expertise and insight. We also work closely with our solicitor advocates, who have experience in dealing with commercial disputes as advocates as well as supporting clients in drafting written pleadings, providing formal opinions and in advisory work. 



Banking Litigation

Brodies LLP

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Location

Capital Square, 58 M

Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh

UK

EH3 8BP

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Scotland

Banking Litigation


Iain Rutherford
Band 2
Joyce Cullen
Band 1