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82990 MAYFAIR
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Alexander Weinberg

Tel:
Work +44 (0)207 636 4422
Email:
Web:
www.wallace.co.uk
Wallace LLP

Work Department

Commercial Litigation & Banking and Financial Services Litigation

Position

Partner

Areas of Practice - High Value Commercial Litigation & Arbitration, Domestic & Multi-Jurisdictional Shareholder, Joint Venture and Company/Corporate disputes, Banking & Financial Services Litigation, including cases involving mis-selling, misconduct, misrepresentation, deceit, fraud, breach of duty, contractual interpretation and breach of transactional documentation, as well as various contentious restructurings.

Career

Over 10 years’ experience in all forms of general commercial litigation and dispute resolution gained at leading City and US firms with a primary focus on complex corporate/commercial and banking and finance litigation. Clients include private equity investors, hedge funds, corporate finance boutiques, family offices, HNWIs as well as listed and privately owned companies.

Positions
Wallace, January 2014 to present | Partner
Quinn Emanuel, May 2011 – December 2013 | Senior Associate
Mayer Brown, October 2007 – April 2011 | Senior Associate
Bird & Bird, September 2004 – September 2007 | Solicitor
Herbert Smith, 2002 – 2004 | Trainee Solicitor

Member

  • Law Society
  • Solicitor Advocate with Higher Rights of Audience (Civil & Criminal)

Education

Cambridge University, 1997 – 2000
MA (Cantab), History


London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Routinely retained on complex domestic and multi-jurisdictional banking and financial services disputes, Wallace LLP 's 'excellent practice' is conflict free and able to litigate against the banks and financial institutions. The practice has particular expertise in disputes involving breach of duty, contractual interpretation, breach of transactional documentation, contentious restructurings and allegations of mis-selling, misconduct, misrepresentation, deceit and fraud. Alexander Weinberg is noted for complex, high-value disputes involving financial institutions and hedge funds, including those under the ISDA Master Agreement; the 'very hardworking and responsive' Weinberg is 'particularly good, has a clear incisive mind and knows his subject'.  Other recommended names are Oli Goldman , who is 'very bright, very client focused and has considerable litigation experience', and Craig Thompson.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Wallace LLP's 'team is hard-working, commercially minded and successful'. It represented a Panamanian company in its claims against twelve defendants for breach of fiduciary duty and knowing receipt of funds and other contractual benefits that were procured pursuant to the wrongful divestment of a real estate asset.  Simon Serota is litigation head; Alexander Weinberg  is 'outstanding on the law and client relationships but retains an excellent strategic overview'; and Oli Goldman 'balances great litigation skills with an empathy towards clients'. Craig Thompson  is also highly regarded.

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