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Norton Rose Fulbright

Living Wage
3 MORE LONDON RIVERSIDE, LONDON, SE1 2AQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7283 6000
Fax:
Fax 020 7283 6500
DX:
85 LONDON
Email:
Web:
www.nortonrosefulbright.com/uk

Paul Morris

Tel:
Work 44 20 7444 5580
Email:
Norton Rose Fulbright

Work Department

Banking and Finance; Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Career

http://www.nortonrosefulbright.com/uk/people/31927


London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Norton Rose Fulbright 'has great depth of experience and knowledge in this practice area'. The team regularly acts in some of the most significant high-value banking and finance disputes; the team advises banks on disputes involving the whole range of banking products, including derivatives, bonds and structured finance, commodities and trade finance, and Islamic finance. The practice includes lawyers who are experienced in acting for banks in corporate crime investigations, fraud, asset-tracing and enforcement, enforcement of ship and aircraft mortgages, and insolvency disputes. It acted for The Law Debenture Trust Corporation, a corporate trustee, in a high-profile $3bn-plus Commercial Court claim (that went to the Court of Appeal in 2018) against Ukraine, brought on behalf of note holders to enforce payment of notes issued by Ukraine in 2013. Michael Godden heads the department; Paul Morris is 'a safe pair of hands and a sensible and pragmatic litigator'; and Matthew Waudby is 'the most extraordinary person, whose strategic and analytical thinking is impressive and he manages the most stressful situations in a calm and undisturbed manner'. Other key contacts include Lista CannonRadford Goodman, David Harris and John Verrill, the latter joining after the firm’s merger with Chadbourne & Parke LLP. Harriet Jones-Fenleigh  and Dominic Hennessy  are key of counsels. Chris Warren-Smith and Melanie Ryan joined Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP .

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London: Insurance

Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence

Norton Rose Fulbright is praised for its ‘friendly and collaborative approach’ and is best known for its experience in the financial services sector, advising on a range of high-value claims involving financial institutions, asset managers, solicitors, accountants, actuaries, insolvency practitioners, stockbrokers and insurance brokers. Beazley, Brit, Hyperion, Liberty Specialty Markets and Lloyds Banking Group are clients. Ffion Flockhart is defending Keoghs LLP and its professional indemnity insurers against a £127m fraud and conspiracy claim brought against it and two other solicitors' firms by Accident Exchange, a credit hire company. Liam O’Connell has a ‘calm but authoritative style of delivery’; Kirsty Hick is ‘fantastic’; and Susan Dingwall stands out for her ‘in-depth experience’. Corporate tax specialist Angela Savin; Lesley Browning, who handles pensions-related matters; head of tax for Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Brazil Dominic Stuttaford; property litigation head David Stevens; and Paul Morris, who focuses on banking and finance-related disputes, are also recommended, as are Katie StephenMichelle George, Jonathan Ogle and Adrian Mecz, who joined the team as a result of the merger with Chadbourne & Parke LLP, and senior associates Simon Radcliffe and Helen Fairhead. Deirdre Walker is now based in the firm’s Dubai office.

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