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Work Department

Banking Litigation (London (Firms))
Financial Crime: Corporate
Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory (UK-wide)




Partner and co-head of Financial Services Litigation team. Advises clients including sovereign states, central banks and multilaterals on a wide range of disputes. A solicitor advocate with extensive contentious experience in the High Court and appellate courts in England and overseas. Involved in many leading cases in his practice area and particular expertise in contentious regulatory investigations. Main contact for anti-money laundering enquiries and economic sanctions compliance in the UK.Jon Holland has advised banks and other financial institutions in the UK and internationally for over 20 years – and has earned a reputation as one of the leading authorities in his practice area.

As well as running ground breaking cases in the UK (including five trips to the House of Lords and the Supreme Court) Jon has guided clients through many of the most complex and high profile international investigations arising from the financial crisis of the late ‘noughties’, including LIBOR, FX, precious metals and sanctions, successfully negotiating settlements or dismissals with regulators and law enforcement agencies in the UK, the US, the EU and elsewhere, including the FCA, the SFO, the DOJ and the CFTC. Jon is known for fiercely defending clients’ interests whilst preserving their essential on-going working relationships with regulators and commercial counter-parties.

In his role as co-head of the global Financial Services Litigation team, Jon ensures that financial institution clients benefit from the firm’s knowledge bank wherever they need it around the world. As well as the UK, Jon is qualified in Hong Kong (where he practiced for nearly four years) and Australia – and his practice has always been truly international. Jon is also a solicitor advocate in the UK and has appeared on several occasions in the Commercial Court.

Jon was there at the birth of the UK anti-money laundering regime – and has extensive experience of helping clients navigate the complex intersection between commercial and criminal law, particularly in the areas of AML and economic sanctions. Jon has given evidence on these topics in proceedings in the US Federal Court and he is often asked to speak about them at conferences in the UK and abroad.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail

(Hall of Fame)

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