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Marcus Haywood

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Marcus specialises in domestic and cross-border insolvency/restructuring, banking and financial services, commercial litigation and company law.

In recent years, Marcus has appeared in many high profile cases including ING Bank NV v Banco Santander SA (scope of the Brussels and the Insolvency Regulations), Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi & Brothers v Saad Investment Company (year-long trial and subsequent appeal in the Cayman Islands of one of the largest fraud claims ever litigated), Heis v FSCS (CA) (construction of a company voluntary arrangement relating to MF Global UK Limited), Citibank NA v Oceanwood Opportunities Master Fund (conflict of laws, construction of intercreditor agreement), Re Olympic Airlines SA (Supreme Court) (secondary insolvency proceedings in respect of former Greek national airline), Brazzill v Willoughby (CA) (status of monies deposited in an account with the Bank of England by Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander) and HHY Luxembourg SARL v Barclays Bank (CA) (construction of an inter-creditor agreement).

Marcus also has very significant offshore insolvency / restructuring legal experience. Marcus has been called to the bar of the Cayman Islands and Gibraltar on case specific bases. Marcus also has experience advising in relation to cases in the British Virgin Islands, Bermuda and Trinidad and Tobago.