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Alexander Wildschütz

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Fladgate LLP

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Litigation.

Position

Alexander Wildschütz is a partner in the litigation department at Fladgate.

He specialises in commercial disputes with a particular expertise in cross-border matters including jurisdictional disputes and disputes over the applicable law and the enforcement of foreign judgments. Alexander has also developed a contentious insolvency practice dealing mainly with matters involving international elements and disputes arising under the European Insolvency Regulation.

Alexander acts for a wide range of businesses, banks and financial institutions as well as individuals. His international practice has a focus on advising German, Swiss and Austrian clients.

Recent notable cases include a complex shareholder dispute involving a multitude of foreign jurisdictions relating to a prestigious real estate development in Berlin.

In Chambers Global, Alexander is recommended as an “Expert Based Abroad” in Dispute Resolution in Germany and as a “Foreign Expert” in Dispute Resolution in the UK. He is also recommended by The Legal 500 for civil fraud and banking litigation work.

Alexander is fluent in German and dual-qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales and as a German Rechtsanwalt.

Career

Qualified 1998 (Germany) and 2001 (England and Wales); made partner Fladgate 2008.

Languages

German; Portuguese; French.

Member

DAV; British-German Jurists Association; DIS.

Education

Potsdam; Manchester; Edinburgh.


London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Fladgate LLP's disputes group includes pre-empting potential claims or defences; recovery litigation, including disputed security and enforcement; insolvency matters; fraud; and payment systems. Other areas of strength are mis-selling claims, including swaps; claims against professionals, including surveyors, accountants and solicitors; and disputes between banks. Representative experience includes acting for a financial services firm in the prosecution of its claim for commission against its former client, an international maritime group. Steven Mash is a specialist in civil fraud matters and Bree Taylor has acted for claimants in actions against major banks. Other names to note are Simon Ekins, Simon Brew and Alexander Wildschßtz.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Fladgate LLP's 'excellent firm is frequently involved in major litigation'. The practice specialises in acting in complex, high-value disputes, which are internationally focused or sourced; and being largely conflict free, the department is able to sue most banks and act in financial services litigation. It acted for Castex Technologies in proceedings in the Commercial Court, brought by various hedge funds, which alleged rigging of stock prices in connection with the conversion of foreign currency convertible bonds. Simon Ekins is department head; the 'switched-on and easy-to-work-with' Steven Mash is 'at home across the range of commercial disputes'; and Bree Taylor is 'professional and shows broad-based thinking'. Mark Buckley, Alexander Wildschßtz and Eugene Matveichuk are also highly rated.

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