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Macfarlanes LLP

Commercial and Corporate Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 2London (Firms)UK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Robust litigation group regularly instructed on high-value cross-border matters. Manages a broad caseload that includes a significant focus on disputes regarding commercial and corporate agreements. Represents corporate clients, financial institutions and individual executives, and demonstrates notable ability in litigation involving family-owned businesses.

Strengths

A commentator notes: "Macfarlanes is a really fantastic outfit that is great for international disputes."

"Macfarlanes has well-resourced teams and talented, sharp lawyers," says a source, adding: "They are deeply analytical yet commercial and can navigate complexity along several vectors in a case."

Work highlights

Acted for Travelport in its dispute with WEX relating to an SPA involved in the USD1.7 billion sale of two travel payments businesses, eNett and Optal.

Notable practitioners

Iain Mackie is known for handling complex corporate litigation, including large shareholder and post-transaction disputes. He represents both corporate and individual clients and has notable expertise in cross-border matters.
"Iain Mackie exhibits discipline, patience and thoughtfulness, even in difficult situations where the stakes may be high." "He is incredibly shrewd and a pleasure to work with." "Iain shows calm, collected leadership."

Lois Horne focuses on advising clients on complex cross-border corporate and commercial matters, including post-M&A disputes, warranty and indemnity claims, and shareholder disputes. She has expertise assisting clients in sectors including energy, retail and private equity among others.
"Lois is extremely personable and has an innate feel for the best strategic approach to take on a matter, which is invaluable." "She is always on top of every single detail in all of her cases." "Lois is absolutely brilliant - she is extremely diligent and always a couple of steps ahead strategically."

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Overview

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Commercial and Corporate Litigation

Macfarlanes LLP

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Location

20 Cursitor Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC4A 1LT

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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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Commercial and Corporate Litigation


Iain Mackie
Band 3
Lois Horne
Band 5