The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Hausfeld & Co. LLP

Work 020 7665 5000
Fax 020 7665 5001

Lianne Craig

Work +44 20 7665 5000
Hausfeld LLP

Work Department

Commercial & Financial Services Disputes; Antitrust/Competition Disputes.


Partner, London


Lianne Craig leads Hausfeld's Commercial Disputes practice. Over her 19 years in practice, she has developed a broad domestic and international disputes practice with in-depth expertise in complex Commercial, Financial Services and Securities litigation, as well as Competition Damages claims. She has extensive experience of working on cases requiring third party funding.

She has a particularly strong track record acting for claimants in significant disputes against banks and offers an expertise in shareholder actions under FSMA s90 and 90A. She acted for Graiseley Properties Limited against Barclays Bank, widely recognised as a “test case” for LIBOR misrepresentation claims. Lianne offers advice and assistance on the enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitral awards and on obtaining evidence for use in foreign proceedings.

Her clients range from multinational corporations to SMEs, financial institutions, to PE/hedge fund investors, and individuals. Lianne has considerable experience acting in multi-party and group claims. Her strong commitment to Human Rights and to pro bono work has seen her work on pro bono for clients ranging from private individuals to UK charities and international NGOs.

Previously at Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Clifford Chance.

For more info, please visit


French, Spanish.

London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Leading individuals

Lianne Craig - Hausfeld LLP

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Hausfeld LLP is 'one of the very best firms for taking on the banking giants', and it also covers defence work. The practice recently advised on disputes involving financing, derivatives, and banking misconduct. It has also acted in high-profile cases for corporate claimant groups in relation to securities and claims arising out of LIBOR and FX. Lianne Craig leads the commercial disputes and banking litigation team, of which London office managing partner Anthony Maton, John McElroy and senior associate Simon Bishop are key members. David Lawne was made partner and Lucy Pert was hired from Harbour Litigation Funding.

[back to top]

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Lianne Craig - Hausfeld LLP

Within: Commercial litigation

Hausfeld LLP has been investing in its London practice adding  two lateral hires, with Lucy Pert and Michael Bywell joining from Harbour Litigation Funding and Arnold & Porter, respectively. The team, which is 'very user-friendly and accustomed to risk in a way many firms are not', stands out for high-profile disputes on behalf of claimants, and is experienced in disputes involving competition law, arbitration, fraud and insolvency. It has also experienced growth in TMT litigation. Lianne Craig leads the commercial disputes team and Anthony Maton is London managing partner; John McElroy  is also highly regarded.

[back to top]

Back to index

Legal Developments in London

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to