Well-integrated group of experts representing major clients in relation to banking litigation, contentious regulatory matters and financial crime issues. Offers particular skills in the asset management sector, with expertise in contentious work for hedge funds and institutional managers. Its wider client base includes a broad range of investment and retail banks, private wealth organisations and insolvency practitioners. Also has notable expertise in disputes arising from the sale of complex financial products.
"They are very commercial and sensible, and their decision-making is very efficient. They are cost-effective and the team work excellently," says a source.
"They are very responsive and quick to provide advice and feedback," one interviewee says.
Represented two high net worth individual defendants, Dmitry and Alexander Mints, in high-value proceedings that concern alleged fraud in connection with complex debt instruments concluded prior to the nationalisation of what was Russia's largest private bank, Otkritie.
Robert Turner has great depth of experience advising industry-leading participants in the financial sector on complex litigation. He has specialist expertise in asset management disputes as well as advising on matters related to structured financial products and contentious regulatory issues. "If you have a bank facing a crisis, then he is your man. He has the gravitas, sophistication and experience to guide clients through anything." "He is incredibly strong in the funds litigation space."
Richard Bunce has significant expertise in coordinating high-value litigation spanning multiple jurisdictions on behalf of financial entities and asset managers. He often advises clients on matters pertaining to significant allegations of fraud and financial mis-selling. "He is good - thoughtful, pragmatic and on top of all of the details."