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Signature Litigation LLP

Commercial and Corporate Litigation

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What the team is known for

A highly respected litigation boutique with expertise in a wide range of contentious corporate matters. Particularly well versed in shareholder disputes, including large group actions. Also advises on cases concerning breaches of contract and fiduciary duties. Has strong international capability and is adept at multi-jurisdictional cases.

Strengths

"They are responsive and pragmatic in their advice," notes a source, further praising "their ability to get to the crux of complicated issues and to provide advice in short timeframes."

Interviewees say: "The lawyers at Signature are outstanding - they grasp the issues and gets things done."

Another source describes the firm as "an excellent litigation outfit that covers all the bases and delivers a great service."

Work highlights

Represented Kenyan company Sunharbour Holdings in a USD7 million dispute with the Norwegian-based Blockbonds AS. The case concerns unpaid fees and equity interests owed for consultancy services provided by Sunharbour in relation to the proposed launch of a new e-money platform in a number of African markets.

Notable practitioners

Graham Huntley practises across a broad spectrum of commercial and corporate litigation. He is particularly well known for his work on substantial shareholder disputes but also handles contentious contractual and transactional matters.
"He is always on top of the detail in a case and has boundless enthusiasm for his client's cause." "He is so sharp, clever and thoughtful and his capacity to multi-task is extraordinary." "Graham is very commercial, sensible and good to deal with."

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Overview

The firm’s commercial and corporate litigation specialises in advising a range of clients on all aspects of large-scale commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on multi-party, multi-jurisdictional and multi-claim disputes. The firm practice has been involved in some of the most significant cases in recent legal history.

The firm’s conflict-free, dispute-focussed and client-orientated structure enables it to provide the most effective advice and support needed by clients addressing substantive actions and remedies at all levels of the English court system. The dedicated litigation practice represents a range of clients who include multinational corporates, financial institutions, high net worth individuals and groups of stockholders.

Members

Alexopoulos, Ioannis

Chumak, Natalia

Connerty, Julian

Huntley, Graham

Jiwaji, Abdulali

Marangos, Hermes

Snelling, Tom

Spendlove, Daniel

Wong, Josh

Clients

Aidan and Howard Barclay and family

Bidzina Ivanishvili and family trusts

BTA Bank

Investor claimants in litigation against life companies

Privinvest

RBS Rights Issue Litigation Claimants

Industries

Commercial

Financial Services

Professional Services

Commercial and Corporate Litigation Department

Signature Litigation LLP

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Department location

138 Fetter Lane

London

Greater London

UK

EC4A 1BT

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Commercial and Corporate Litigation


Graham Huntley
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