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Mayer Brown LLP

Banking Litigation

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What the team is known for

Pronounced ability in relation to multi-jurisdictional disputes owing to an extensive global network across Europe, Asia and the USA. Noted expertise in handling professional negligence litigation and cases concerning complex financial products, with particular strength in disputes concerning residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities. Advises a wide array of leading domestic and international banks, in both the retail and investment sectors.

Strengths

A client praises the firm's "good resources and expertise" and "very strong banking team."

Another source says: "They are a fantastic firm - very well resourced and good with clients."

Work highlights

Acted for Société Générale on an appeal against a judgment which found that it had wrongly maintained freezing orders against a Turkish counterparty alleged to have misappropriated approximately USD500 million of gold.

Notable practitioners

Ian McDonald has a great deal of experience in handling complex banking disputes. He is regularly engaged by major banks and funds for assistance with high-value cross-border litigation relating to issues such as financial mis-selling and breaches of contract.
"Ian is immensely experienced. He knows the law and knows where to bring commercial realities into his approach." "He makes sure clients go in completely aware of the risks and how to present their case in a way that makes the difference between winning and losing."

Susan Rosser is a well-regarded litigator with a noteworthy practice dedicated to financial disputes. She often represents investment banks in cases regarding complex financial products as well as cases involving allegations of fraudulent activity.
"She is very impressive and has a lot of detailed banking knowledge." "She's hugely experienced and really knows her stuff when it comes to any banking and finance issue."

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Banking Litigation Department

Mayer Brown LLP

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201 Bishopsgate

London

Greater London

UK

EC2M 3AF

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Banking Litigation


Ian McDonald
Band 3
Susan Rosser
Band 5