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Squire Patton Boggs

7 DEVONSHIRE SQUARE, LONDON, EC2M 4YH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7655 1000
Fax:
Fax 020 7655 1001
DX:
136546 Bishopgate 2
Email:
Web:
www.squirepattonboggs.com

Gareth Timms

Tel:
Work +44 20 7655 1775
Email:
Web:
www.squirepattonboggs.com/en/professionals/t/timms-gareth
Squire Patton Boggs

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Partner


London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Squire Patton Boggs¬†has significant expertise in litigation involving structured finance, often involving multiple jurisdictions, international fraud and asset tracing claims¬†‚Äď particularly issues arising from Russia and other CIS countries¬†‚Äď asset finance, and crypto-asset disputes. Anthony Taylor¬†, who splits his time between the London and Manchester offices,¬†heads the UK litigation team.¬†Gareth Timms¬†is noted for multi-jurisdictional banking disputes and has extensive experience in obtaining injunctive and ancillary relief, and Chris Webber¬†is a specialist in financial services disputes and regulatory investigations.¬†Nicola Phillips¬†was made partner, while the associates to note are Victoria Drury¬†and Katherine Wakeham. Former UK head of litigation Laurence Winston¬†and former¬†London managing partner Robert Weekes¬†both left for Crowell & Moring.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Squire Patton Boggs' 'team stands out with its great level of client communication and understanding'. The London litigation practice acts in complex, often multi-jurisdictional cases, working particularly closely with offices in the US, the Middle East, CIS, and the Far East. Stephen Sampson is head of London litigation, Gareth Timms is particularly focused on banking disputes, including Islamic finance, asset tracing and fraud related work, and Chris Webber is also highly regarded. Nicola Phillips was made partner in 2018 and Stephen Cole  is an experienced director. Former London managing partner Robert Weekes and Laurence Winston, who was previously UK litigation head, both joined Crowell & Moring.

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