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Bree Taylor

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Fladgate LLP

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Litigation

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Bree Taylor is a partner in the litigation department at Fladgate.

She specialises in company and joint venture disputes, fraud and misfeasance claims.  Bree has acted on some of the most large-scale and complex litigation in the High Court in recent years including a fraud claim against a major UK bank, a misrepresentation case involving two listed oil and gas companies, a contract claim in the insolvency of a major UK financial institution and a breach of duty claim against the directors of a worldwide manufacturing company. 

Bree has acted for a number of directors in defence of misfeasance and breach of duty claims and in regulatory investigations by the FCA, FRC, HMRC and the Pensions Regulator.   

Bree recently acted for one of the administrators of MF Global in a case involving the group pension scheme.

She also defended a US listed company in the aviation sector from a claim by the Ministry of Defence.

Bree has been named as a Leading Individual by Chambers UK for many years, which praises her “attention to detail, her ability to get to the point”.   Bree is also ranked for Litigation, Banking Litigation and Insolvency with clients having commented she is “savvy” and “always up for the fight”

She is a fellow of R3 Association of Business Recovery Professionals and a member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association.

Bree was a senior associate in the London office of a large international firm and then a partner at a London law firm for some years before joining Fladgate in 2015. 

Member

Fellow of R3 (Association of Business Recovery Professionals)


London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Fladgate LLP's scope of practice includes¬†recovery litigation, insolvency, fraud, payment systems, mis-selling matters, claims against professionals, and disputes between banks. Steven Mash¬†is known for his focus on claimant matters against large institutions. He also defends clients against actions brought against them¬†and is a civil fraud specialist. Bree Taylor¬†heads the dispute resolution team, of which Simon Ekins, and Alexander Wildsch√ľtz¬†are key members. Simon Brew¬†left for¬†TWM Solicitors LLP.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Fladgate LLP¬†'covers a wide range of complex areas of commercial law with skill and efficiency'. The department is known for litigating against larger firms in complex, high-value disputes, which are often internationally focused. Practice head¬†¬†Bree Taylor¬†is well known for high-value company and shareholder disputes;¬†Steven Mash¬†is a third party funding expert;¬†Alexander Wildsch√ľtz¬†has particular expertise in cross-border matters; and¬†John Ford, who specialises in¬†complex trust, civil fraud and high-profile art disputes, recently joined from¬†Pinsent Masons LLP. Tom Bolam¬†is an experienced senior associate.

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London: Finance

Corporate restructuring & insolvency

Within: Corporate restructuring & insolvency

Strengthened on the transactional restructuring front by the arrival in November 2018 of Daniel Martin from Ropes & Gray LLP, Fladgate LLP has an increasingly balanced offering for funds on distressed investment work, as well as more traditional IP-led insolvency matters. Spearheaded by the 'commercial' Jeremy Whiteson and the 'superb' Bree Taylor, the five-partner team is particular strong at handling contentious insolvency matters, primarily within the lower-mid market. Industry sector strengths include aviation, sports, and infrastructure.

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