Linklaters

Dispute Resolution Department

Europe-wide
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What the team is known for Highly regarded for cross-border banking litigation, frequently advising on financial disputes across it reputable offices in Germany, Portugal and Belgium, the UK and France. Demonstrates expertise in shareholder disputes arising from M&A transactions and cartel investigations, in addition to insolvency litigation. Class action and liability claims, as well as arbitral enforcement proceedings, are also area in which the firm is consistently active. Clients include international blue-chip financial institutions, energy corporations and telecoms giants. Also has experience across its offices in a range of specialised disputes, including work related to trade embargoes.

Strengths The firm is commended by a client for its "very good balance between strong litigation knowledge mixed with international approach." The client further highlights the team's experience as well as its "very commercial approach."

Another interviewee values the firm for its responsiveness as well as its "professionalism, reliability, and international capacity," and adds: "We always appreciate their presence in various jurisdictions and locations, which is important for the international work."

Notable practitioners

Michael Bennett is the firm's global head of the dispute resolution practice and is based in the firm's London office.