Our approach is to deliver practical solutions that will minimise cost, maximise the efficient handling of the dispute and ensure the best outcome for your business.
The team has extensive experience in successfully resolving complex and high value disputes. Due to our global reach, we are able to cover a wide range of industry sectors and clients benefit from our local, on-the-ground knowledge in the jurisdictions in which we work.
We are particularly experienced in the early assessment of contentious issues, deploying lean teams to partner with your in-house commercial, compliance and legal teams. We provide strategic advice to help you resolve the matter quickly. If that can’t be achieved, we will devise a clear plan for resolving your dispute and will project manage all the necessary litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters on your behalf.
We will also advise you on the preventative options available to help reduce regulatory and dispute risk. These include preparing and implementing remedial and risk management plans to ensure you comply fully with regulatory and legislative requirements.
Areas of expertise
Banking & finance disputes
Our disputes specialists advise UK, European and international banks, funds, private banks, wealth managers and their senior staff on disputes, investigations and regulatory enforcement. Our experience covers the full range of financial products and services, from routine lending arrangements to the most complex financing vehicles and investment products. We devise clear plans for resolving disputes, managing all necessary litigation, arbitration, regulatory and disciplinary matters.View all our Banking & finance disputes experts
- Contract litigation
- Distribution disputes
- Disputes regarding industrial equipment, engineering & construction
Corporate litigation & post-M&A disputes
- Post-M&A disputes
- Shareholders´ disputes
- D&O liability & corporate compliance
- Defence of claims by minority shareholders of public stock corporations
- Capital markets and funds litigation
International arbitration and mediation
International business transactions require a means of speedy and impartial resolution of disputes. Our International Arbitration team specialises in the handling of all types and sizes of arbitration. A number of its members sit as arbitrators. All are experienced in representing parties before a large variety of institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, AAA, CIETAC, GMAA, DIS, LMAA, GAFTA, FOSFA, RSA, SAL and FCC. We have acted in disputes in all major industries, and have in-depth expertise in construction and engineering, projects, shipping, commodities, international trade, intellectual property, information technology, financial services, insurance and corporate matters. We have particular expertise in court based applications (such as freezing orders) in support of arbitration and managing multi-fora disputes cross-border.View all our International arbitration and mediation experts
Other areas of disputes
- Corporate litigation & post-M&A disputes
- Defamation & privacy
- Employment disputes
- Energy disputes
- Insurance & reinsurance disputes
- IP disputes
- Product liability
- Real estate & construction disputes
- Reputation management
- Technology disputes
- Tax disputes
- Trusts & estates disputes
The team focuses on complex and high profile claims and regulatory investigations involving professional firms, whether as claimant or defendant. Our experience includes claims involving accountants, actuaries, solicitors, surveyors, fund managers and consultants amongst others. We have a market leading practice acting for the accountancy profession in relation to disputes and regulatory matters. For more information on Accountants Liability, please click here [link to page].View all our Professional negligence experts