- London: Corporate and commercial > Financial services
- London: Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail
- London: Dispute resolution > Mediators
- London: Human resources > Pensions
- London: Insurance > Professional negligence
- London: Real estate > Social housing: local authorities and registered providers
- London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Brand management
- London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Franchising
- London: Transport > Shipping
London: Corporate and commercial
London: Dispute resolution
Within Banking litigation: investment and retail, tier 6
TLT focuses on corporate and investment banking litigation, including advising Indian banks and acting on mis-selling matters. Richard Clayton and Clare Hughes are recommended.
Also recommended are team head Louise Verrill at Brown Rudnick LLP, who recently advised the upper tier 2 and preference share retail holders of The Co-operative Bank on its restructuring; John Verrill at Chadbourne & Parke LLP, for insolvency litigation; Collyer Bristow LLP’s Steven Heffer and Jeff Roberts, who act for a growing number of investors, in addition to IPs; team head Richard Baines at Druces LLP, who is ‘highly experienced and thorough'; Edwin Coe LLP’s team head Ali Zaidi, who is particularly accomplished in fraud-related cases; the ‘very knowledgeable'David Fletcher and Michael Arnott at Farrer & Co; ‘knowledgeable, efficient and hardworking' senior associate Sian Robertson at Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP; Vernon Dennis, who heads the team at HowardKennedyFsi and has a focus on mid-market domestic mandates for IPs; the ‘very practical and personable'David Grant at Locke Lord LLP; the newly merged Penningtons Manches LLP, which has a focus on restructuring within its key sectors of retail, science and technology, and property; and TLT, which advises banks and IPs from its London and Bristol offices.
London: Human resources
Within Pensions, TLT is a third tier firm,
TLT has ‘increasing depth and experience' and ‘stands out well in the market'. In particular, Sasha Butterworth has ‘outstanding knowledge and experience'; James Dean is ‘enthusiastic, rigorous, personable and pragmatic'; and Richard Leigh is ‘very helpful'. The expanding client base includes MITIE Group, Trustees of the UPS Pension and Life Assurance Plan, The Co-operative Group, and Trustees of the Fujitsu Technology Solutions International Plan. Contentious work includes rectification and professional negligence claims.
Within Professional negligence, tier 6
TLT’s ‘commercially driven' team has ‘genuine strength in depth', and is ‘particularly strong in the financial services arena'. Clients include Bank of Ireland, Barclays Bank, Lloyds Banking Group and RBS. Team head Andrew Lyon has ‘formidable industry knowledge'. Also recommended is Richard Waller, who is based in the firm’s London and Bristol offices.
London: Real estate
Within Social housing: local authorities and registered providers, tier 4
TLT handles high-value, complex regeneration projects for registered providers and local authorities. Kate Silverman heads the London team, with Bristol-based Paul Butterworth leading the practice nationally. Silverman acted for Peabody Trust on its acquisition of an island site on the Thames. Panel wins included Catalyst Housing Group and London & Quadrant.
London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)
Within Brand management, tier 5
TLT’s Nick Fenner has been advising clients such as Bonmarché and Delos Living on trade mark portfolio management and brand protection matters. IP partner James Touzel, in Bristol, is ‘very commercial'.
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