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UK Guide 2023
UK-wide Banking Litigation
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Band 1

4 Ranked Lawyers

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Banking Litigation - UK-wide
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Band 1
What the team is known for

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has an impressive bench of associates and partners operating at the highest level in the banking litigation space, with stellar capabilities in mis-selling claims, investment disputes and contentious trading issues. It acts regularly on behalf of retail and investment banks, as well as private equity firms and hedge funds in complex litigation. It has notable ability in handling cross-border matters due to its well-established international network. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is adept at advising clients through every stage of sophisticated disputes, including representation in the highest courts in both the UK and abroad.

Work Highlights

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  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer acted for JPMorgan defending a claim brought by the Federal Republic of Nigeria that it breached its Quincecare duty.

Notable Practitioners

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Andrew R Hart
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Andrew R Hart
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Eminent Practitioners

Andrew Hart is recognised for his robust skill set in contentious financial matters, including major disputes involving complex financial products.

"He is outstanding to work with."

Simon Orton
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Simon Orton
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Band 2

Simon Orton has extensive expertise in domestic and international banking disputes. He routinely acts for investment banks in the defence of major cross-jurisdictional claims, as well as advising on contentious regulatory matters.

"Simon analyses points clearly and calmly." "He is ferociously bright."

Sarah Parkes
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Sarah Parkes
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Band 3

Sarah Parkes is well regarded for the strength of her financial litigation practice, acting for banks in a wide range of high-value disputes. She also leads the global dispute resolution practice.

"She's great - very sharp and very clever." "Sarah is very good technically."

Christopher Robinson
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Christopher Robinson
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Band 5

Christopher Robinson frequently represents leading investment and commercial banks in multi-jurisdictional disputes. He has significant experience in a variety of matters, including financial crime, contentious regulatory investigations and insolvency-related claims. Christopher is head of the firm's London financial disputes practice.

"Christopher is smart, responsive and has a wealth of experience. He is committed to delivering practical and meaningful advice."

He has a very strong sense of strategy."

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

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Andrew R Hart
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Andrew R Hart
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Eminent Practitioners
Simon Orton
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Simon Orton
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Band 2
Sarah Parkes
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Sarah Parkes
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Band 3
Christopher Robinson
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Christopher Robinson
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Band 5