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John Fordham

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments
Ranked in : MediatorsFraud: CivilBanking LitigationCommercial and Corporate Litigation
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Mediators - UK-wide

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John Fordham of Stephenson Harwood LLP maintains a broad mediation offering and is well versed in a host of commercial claims. His areas of strength include handling property, professional negligence and insurance disputes, to give but a few examples.
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Fraud: Civil - UK-wide

Senior Statespeople

John Fordham is widely recognised in the market for his depth of experience in handling sophisticated commercial fraud cases. He has vast expertise in litigation as well as in obtaining or opposing the application of freezing, search and seizure orders.
"John is an amazing guy and a stalwart of the industry." "A brilliant lawyer."
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Banking Litigation - London (Firms)

Senior Statespeople

Seasoned litigator John Fordham is highly experienced in handling major international banking disputes. He continues to provide the benefit of his expertise to financial institutions on a wide variety of matters, including cases involving cross-border asset recovery and fraud.
"He is fantastic."
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Commercial and Corporate Litigation - London (Firms)

Senior Statespeople

John Fordham is a deeply experienced practitioner who has expertise in a wide array of contentious mandates, including significant contractual and shareholder disputes.
"John is a remarkable individual and very much a force of nature."
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John is head of Stephenson Harwood’s commercial litigation practice and described as "the heartbeat of the team". His extensive litigation experience covers the full range of commercial activity, including banking and finance, insurance, professional negligence and joint venture/shareholder/director/partnership. John is also a practising mediator (accredited by CEDR) and sits as an arbitrator.

John has represented clients in a full range of commercial and civil disputes. He acts for states and other sovereign bodies, companies and individuals, as either claimant or defendant. He is also highly regarded in the field of fraud and asset tracing, having handled numerous freezing injunctions and disclosure orders for claimants and defendants.

The Chambers 100 guide to the 100 best business lawyers in the UK stated that John is renowned for his expertise in high-profile contentious matters with client commentary saying “John is probably one of the most respected solicitors in the City and rightly so. He has great presence, experience and commercial savvy. He is also a very approachable and easy person to deal with.”

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John Fordham

Stephenson Harwood LLP

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