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Alexander Weinberg

Tel:
Work +44 (0)207 636 4422
Email:
Web:
www.wallace.co.uk
Wallace LLP

Work Department

Commercial Litigation & Banking and Financial Services Litigation

Position

Partner

Areas of Practice - High Value Commercial Litigation & Arbitration, Domestic & Multi-Jurisdictional Shareholder, Joint Venture and Company/Corporate disputes, Banking & Financial Services Litigation, including cases involving mis-selling, misconduct, misrepresentation, deceit, fraud, breach of duty, contractual interpretation and breach of transactional documentation, as well as various contentious restructurings.

Career

Significant expertise and an impressive track record in all forms of general commercial litigation and banking and financial services dispute resolution gained at leading City and US firms. Experience in advising clients on a range of regulatory investigations conducted by authorities in the UK and US, including the Financial Conduct Authority and the Securities and Exchange Commission, and representing clients on anti-trust/competition matters in the Competition Appeal Tribunal, High Court and the Court of Appeal. Clients include private equity investors, hedge funds, corporate finance boutiques, family offices, HNWIs as well as listed and privately owned companies.

Positions
Wallace, January 2014 to present | Partner
Quinn Emanuel, May 2011 – December 2013 | Senior Associate
Mayer Brown, October 2007 – April 2011 | Senior Associate
Bird & Bird, September 2004 – September 2007 | Solicitor
Herbert Smith, 2002 – 2004 | Trainee Solicitor

Member

  • Law Society
  • Solicitor Advocate with Higher Rights of Audience (Civil & Criminal)

Education

Cambridge University, 1997 – 2000
MA (Cantab), History


London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Wallace LLP is a conflict-free firm that 'has considerable commercial and litigation experience'. It regularly litigates against banks and financial institutions in relation to complex, domestic, and multi-jurisdictional banking and financial services disputes. Alexander Weinberg has particular expertise in high-value disputes involving financial institutions and hedge funds, including those under the International Swaps and Derivatives Association Master Agreement. Craig Thompson and Oli Goldman are also highly rated.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Wallace LLP 'has a talented team of commercial litigators in place to resolve litigation, arbitrations and disputes of a commercial nature'. It frequently acts in complex, domestic and multi-jurisdictional corporate and commercial disputes. Simon Serota is litigation head, Alexander Weinberg has expertise in shareholder and joint venture disputes, and matters involving breaches of directors’ duties; Oli Goldman acts in a variety of commercial disputes and fraud-related matters; and Craig Thompson advises on disputes involving IT, telecoms, retail, sports, manufacturing and aviation. Elizabeth Asher and Josephine Mathew,are the senior associates to note.

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