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Burness Paull

Banking Litigation

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What the team is known for

Accomplished practice advising on a wide range of banking litigation as well as FCA enforcement and other regulatory disputes. Acts for national retail banks and credit providers alongside insurance companies, fund managers and financial planners. Offers strong in-house advocacy capabilities as well as alternative dispute resolution options.

Strengths

One client says: "I found the team to be very professional and proactive. They had my interests at the centre of discussions and were able to listen to my feedback and concerns and ease them."

Work highlights

Acted for two separate groups of major creditors of Premier Oil in a dispute concerning a scheme of arrangement to restructure approximately USD2.5 billion in debt.

Notable practitioners

Sophia Harrison is a senior associate who is also a qualified English barrister. She has notable expertise in banking disputes, particularly claims that emerge from restructuring and insolvency proceedings.
"She is fantastic - extremely proactive, very client-oriented, thorough and clearly knows the Scottish Bar and procedures very well."

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Banking Litigation

Burness Paull

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Location

50 Lothian Road

Festival Square

Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh

UK

EH3 9WJ

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Banking Litigation


Sophia Harrison
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