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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

115 COLMORE ROW, BIRMINGHAM, B3 3AL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 497 97 97
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Fax 0845 497 1900
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13004 BIRMINGHAM
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www.eversheds.com

Neville Gray

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Work +44 121 232 1802
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Eversheds Sutherland

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Neville is a Partner in Eversheds' Financial Services Disputes and Investigations Group. He resolves disputes for financial institutions and advises on related regulatory issues. His team is ranked tier 1 in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.

Neville specialises in corporate lending transaction disputes; investment mis-selling (including pension investments and tax sheltering schemes); professional negligence claims; high value/complex disputed recoveries work and consumer credit issues. Neville also regularly advises clients in respect of complaints handling and strategies for dealing with FOS and the FCA.

His recent experience includes managing the provision of strategic advice to two major financial institutions in respect of two significant consumer credit issues with potential liabilities of £40m and over £50m respectively; overseeing a portfolio of complex commercial and wholesale lending disputes with a total claim value of over £100m; setting up a multi-jurisdictional team (11 jurisdictions) to handle FX trading disputes for a global bank; and project managing the provision of regulatory advice to a US client in Europe, Mexico and the Middle East. Neville also recently led a team handling a regulatory investigation into a lender client and successfully negotiated a favourable outcome with the regulator.

 

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London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP has a strong track record of work on corporate investigations, regulatory enforcement and fraud matters, with areas of expertise including market abuse, money laundering, cybersecurity, asset tracing and recovery, online fraud and identity theft. The firm is also experienced in multi-party litigation and multi-jurisdictional trust disputes, with key client sectors including commerce, finance and sport. Neville Byford and Neville Gray head the team. Former head of corporate crime and investigations Neill Blundell left the firm for Macfarlanes LLP; he was succeeded by Zia Ullah.

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West Midlands: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Neville Gray - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: Banking litigation

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP  has a specialist banking litigation team in Birmingham which focuses on high-profile work relating to lending, financing, wealth management, mis-selling and negligence. As well as its well-established relationships with major banks, the firm also has also built a reputation for its work for challenger banks, while the team also handles international work out of Birmingham. Chris Busby, who leads the practice, is and also UK head of financial services disputes and investigations. Neville Gray is another key figure and works on investigations and regulatory advice. Other notable names include principal associate Martin Ward , who specialises in asset, motor and invoice finance; and Sarah Hope , who is an expert in mortgage mis-selling.

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West Midlands: Insurance

Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP's Birmingham team, which includes Chris Busby and Neville Gray, works closely with practitioners in the Nottingham office on a substantial portfolio of professional negligence claims. The group covers both residential and commercial lending claims as well as having considerable pension sector professional negligence expertise. It routinely advises on major pension related professional negligence claims against actuarial firms and solicitors and also acts for pension trustees and major corporates.

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