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Gateley Plc

ONE ELEVEN, EDMUND STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B3 2HJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 234 0000
Fax:
Fax 0121 234 0001
DX:
13033 BIRMINGHAM-1
Email:
Web:
www.gateleyplc.com
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Gateley Plc, John Williams, Birmingham, ENGLAND

John Williams

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 121 234 0247
Email:
Web:
gateleyplc.com/
Gateley Plc

Work Department

Financial Disputes and Regulation.

Position

John is an Associate who specialises in advising banks, building societies and other financial institutions on a wide range of contentious matters including guarantee claims, security enforcement (including mortgage possession proceedings), asset recovery, fraud and professional negligence claims.

John also assists clients with complaints to the Financial Services Ombudsman and defend claims brought against them in relation to allegations of mis-selling financial products and breaches of contract.

Reported Cases:

Clydesdale Bank PLC v Stoke Place Hotel Ltd & Ors  [2017] EWHC 181 (Ch) (07 February 2017) and [2015] All ER (D) 21 (Feb). Acting for the successful claimant, Clydesdale Bank PLC, in a substantial action against company directors and former bank official involving allegations of deceit and conspiracy. Summary judgment obtained for £17m against the former bank employee in 2015 and judgment for £14m obtained at trial against a company director in 2017.

Rankine v American Express Services Europe Ltd [2009] CCLR 3

Career

Trained at Shakespeares; qualified in 2012; joined Gateley on qualification.

Member

Law Society.

Education

Law (LLB), University of Sheffield

Leisure

Rugby League, Football and Hiking.

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