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UK 2022
London (Firms) Banking Litigation
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Band 2

3 Ranked Lawyers

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Banking Litigation - London (Firms)
2
Band 2
What the team is known for

Draws from a strong bench of distinguished sector experts to handle a full range of disputes in the banking industry, alongside considerable strengths in global regulatory investigations. Regularly instructed by major institutions in the retail, corporate and investment banking sectors. Noted capability in the related areas of corporate crime and insolvency. Displays skill in handling complex matters relating to structured financial products and derivatives.

Strengths

One interviewee says: "The partners are excellent at what they do."

"They are very very professional and good to work alongside," adds another source.

Work highlights

Acted for Credit Suisse in litigation relating to bribery and corruption allegations arising out of the USD2 billion financing of state tuna fishery and maritime security projects in the Republic of Mozambique between 2013 and 2016, known as the 'tuna bond scandal'.

Notable practitioners

Deborah Finkler assists clients with a broad range of contentious financial matters, including both banking-related litigation and regulatory investigations. She routinely advises global banks and financial institutions on major disputes involving LIBOR manipulation and financial mis-selling.
"She is one of the titans of litigation." "She is great and one of the most experienced operators in the London market." "Deborah is tremendous - really smart and a very good lawyer."

Ewan Brown has longstanding experience acting on behalf of banks and other financial institutions in major multiparty litigation. He is also adept at handling investigations and other regulatory issues.
"Ewan is fantastic." "He is super - easy to work with and really cooperative and clever."

Jonathan Clark has a notable practice representing high-profile clients in a broad range of contentious banking matters. He offers complementary skill in criminal and regulatory investigations.
"He is exceptionally bright and capable."

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London (Firms)

Banking Litigation

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Deborah Finkler
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Ewan Brown
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Ewan Brown
3
Band 3
Jonathan Clark
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Jonathan Clark
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Band 5

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