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Sidley Austin LLP

Banking Litigation

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What the team is known for

Represents large international financial institutions, funds and corporate clients in a wide array of financial litigation. Areas of expertise include disputes relating to structured finance and product mis-selling as well as those arising as a result of financial institutions becoming insolvent. Able to draw on the firm's international reach to handle high-profile, multi-jurisdictional cases as well as the ancillary strength of the transactional and restructuring departments to provide an integrated service.

Strengths

A client says: "They give really good strategic advice, which is also very good technically."

Another source says: "They have the manpower to produce documents at the last minute and are able to react with whatever is needed in a case."

"I really like working with them," attests one client, who notes: "They are very efficient, direct and to the point."

Work highlights

Represented Deutsche Bank in ongoing UK High Court proceedings relating to the administration of two Lehman Brothers entities.

Notable practitioners

Solicitor advocate Matthew Shankland is also head of the London dispute resolution group. He expertly handles cross-border banking litigation for a broad range of financial institutions, with particular skill in cases concerning complex financial products and alleged fraud.
"Matthew is a really strong lawyer who cuts straight through things and inspires confidence." "A very talented guy and a tough opponent."

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Banking Litigation Department

Sidley Austin LLP

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70 ST MARY AXE

London

Greater London

UK

EC3A 8BE

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Matthew Shankland
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