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DLA Piper LLP

Banking Litigation

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What the team is known for

Global firm which utilises its extensive international platform to assist clients facing complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes. Particularly pronounced expertise in matters concerning allegations of fraud, with experience advising leading domestic and international financial institutions. Represents clients during litigation and arbitration in the UK and abroad, as well as advising on enforcement proceedings and injunctions. Notable expertise in matters concerning Middle Eastern and African jurisdictions.

Strengths

One source says: "The team in London is really good, with some solid and clever people."

Another source states: "They are brilliant, really smart, and at every single stage they know what they are doing. The lawyers are also a joy to work with."

Work highlights

Defended Solutus Advisors against claims by Debussy DTC and US Bank Trustees that Solutus had abused its position as former special servicer of £263 million in commercial mortgage backed securities notes made in respect of the Toys R Us UK property portfolio. The claimants alleged that Solutus had entered into a commercial arrangement to facilitate the disposal of a number of properties held within the group without the consent of Debussy noteholders.

Notable practitioners

Jean-Pierre Douglas-Henry is a key contact.

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Banking Litigation Department

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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