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Significant capability with respect to industry-wide regulatory investigations and litigation stemming from major insolvencies. Acts both on behalf of banks and against them. Also able to draw from significant wider strengths in finance, corporate recovery and financial services departments. Notable experience in handling cases with significant cross-border aspects.
Represented a European investment bank in its claim against an Italian regional government seeking to recover outstanding payments and obtain declarations upholding the validity of certain debt-restructuring transactions governed by an ISDA Master Agreement.
Stephen Paget-Brown is a senior consultant with the firm and a seasoned expert in banking litigation. He continues to provide financial institutions with the benefit of his expertise in contentious issues, with an emphasis on fraud, insolvency and regulatory enforcement matters.
"Stephen provides sage advice and guidance."
Robert Fell is recognised for his skills in handling complex financial litigation and regularly acts in disputes related to investment banking transactions, often with a cross-border dimension. He is also the firm's head of dispute resolution as well as co-head of the cross-practice regulatory investigations group.
"He is really experienced, very good with clients and has a very good sense of strategy." "He is absolutely fantastic and everything you would want in a partner."
Caroline Edwards has a varied financial litigation practice acting for investment banks in complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes. She is also an excellent choice of counsel for private equity-related matters.
"Caroline is very good and knows the area extremely well - she has very good experience in derivatives litigation."