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Stephen Auld

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments

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UK Bar
Banking & Finance - London (Bar)

Band 2

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Stephen Auld QC
Maintains a highly respected practice across a number of areas, including civil fraud, and has a focus on cases addressing complicated contractual arrangements. He has expertise in swaps, derivatives and mis-selling cases, among other matters. Auld has recently shown particular expertise acting on the side of claimants in disputes with leading financial institutions.
Strengths: "One of the recognised heavyweight barristers for difficult financial disputes." "Excellent, extremely charming and pleasant to deal with."
Recent work: Acted for Morris Groupin a £30 million claim against RBS for losses resulting from alleged misrepresentations in the sale of an interest rate hedging swap.
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Fraud: Civil - London (Bar)

Band 3

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Stephen Auld QC
Sweeps up impressive instructions in a number of areas and undertakes cases concerning civil fraud, banking and financial services, sports, media and commodities. He is skilled at handling applications for injunctive relief.
Strengths: "He is very good on his feet, a great team player and is lovely to work with." "A calm, charming and incisive advocate who has a good grasp of detail."
Recent work: Acted for the second defendant in Fundo Soberano de Angola & Others v Mr Dos Santos, Mr Bastos de Morais & Others, a case arising from allegations that there was a dishonest conspiracy between the defendants to take control of the Angolan sovereign wealth fund. He successfully discharged a USD3 billion worldwide freezing order.
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)

Band 2

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Stephen Auld QC
Strengths: "He draws on enormous amounts of experience" and "really cares about the client. He is a fearless advocate."
Recent work: Acted for Mr Bastos de Morais in a case brought by Fundo Soberano de Angola, successfully discharging a USD3 billion freezing order.
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