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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Banking Litigation

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What the team is known for

Noted cross-border capability, as well as the expertise to handle complex disputes concerning a range of issues within the banking industry. Particularly strong in relation to derivatives and national bond litigation, alongside proficiency in regulatory investigations and enforcement matters. Represents a wide range of clients including international financial institutions, individual investors, national governments and trade associations.

Strengths

A client says: "The team works well together on cross-border matters."

Work highlights

Advised a number of HSBC entities in claims for £60 million brought by the ECU Group regarding FX trading in 2006.

Notable practitioners

James Brady is noted for his handling of complex financial disputes. He has noteworthy experience acting for investment banks in cross-border litigation concerning insolvency and financial mis-selling.
"He has an exceptional memory for the details, which is always reassuring, and he can speak to the big picture as well."

Jonathan Kelly is firmly established as one of the pre-eminent banking litigators in London. He is carefully attuned to the challenges faced by financial institutions in tackling a wide range of high-stakes issues and frequently advises on complex cross-border cases.
"He is incredibly committed to his clients, very bright and a serious player in the market." "He's brilliant - an extremely good-quality litigator." "He is very good at strategy and in making sure things are pitched right."

Sunil Gadhia is a talented litigator who is experienced in handling a wide range of financial disputes. He routinely acts for global financial institutions in cross-border litigation relating to fraud and insolvency, among other issues.
"He puts people at ease and has the answers that you need. He's also very good at speaking to non-lawyers." "A very accomplished and committed litigator who is very focused on the banking field."

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Banking Litigation Department

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

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2 London Wall Place

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Greater London

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EC2Y 5AU

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Banking Litigation


James Brady
Up and Coming
Jonathan Kelly
Band 1
Sunil Gadhia
Band 3