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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Banking Litigation

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What the team is known for

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. Acts regularly on behalf of retail and investment banks, as well as private equity firms and hedge funds in complex litigation. Noted ability in handling cross-border matters due to its well-established international network. Adept at advising clients through every stage of sophisticated disputes, including representation in the highest courts in both the UK and abroad.

Strengths

One client says: "The team is responsive, considered and provides great expertise."

Work highlights

Advised VTB Capital on three sets of proceedings to recover sums owed under sovereign guarantees granted by the Republic of Mozambique in respect of loans to state-owned entities.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Hart is the firm's global head of dispute resolution. He is recognised for his robust skill set in contentious financial matters, including major disputes involving complex financial products.

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.
"I have a very high regard for Christopher - he is very switched on."

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 dispute resolution practice in London.
"Sarah Parkes is excellent."

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.
"He knows the field very well and is an assured and solid adviser."

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Banking Litigation

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

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Location

100 Bishopsgate

London

Greater London

UK

EC2P 2SR

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Banking Litigation


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