David is a partner in our Financial Services Disputes and Investigations group. He is a specialist banking litigator advising on all aspects of banking disputes as well as on internal/regulatory investigations with a particular focus on wholesale financial institutions. Prior to joining Eversheds LLP in April 2014, David spent 8 years as in-house litigation counsel at UBS AG in London where he was responsible for managing litigation and regulatory investigations for the investment bank in EMEA.
David’s recent experience includes:
•defending a financial institution in relation to possible claims arising from the fallout from a large-scale internal Ponzi scheme;
•leading a significant internal investigation into unauthorised trading at a investment bank;
•investigating and advising in relation to mis-selling of investment products to a bank’s international wealth customers;
•conducting a sensitive internal investigation into possible misconduct of a control function within a high-profile financial institution and related whistleblowing allegations; and
•advising on high-value costs litigation for a Canadian Energy company in relation to a dispute with the client’s former legal advisers.