Sean Adams > Gowling WLG > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Gowling WLG
B4 6WR
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Work Department

Automotive; Dispute Resolution; Energy; Fraud & Asset Recovery, Commercial Litigation






Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail

Gowling WLG’s banking litigation expertise extends to regulatory, structure finance, restructuring, and fraud, acting on many high-profile regulatory matters linked to Libor and FX. The team notably acts for JP Morgan on many of its banking disputes. James Sidwell is the head of the practice. He has experience across all aspects of corporate and financial services litigation, including fraud and asset tracing.  Further noted practitioners include Catherine Naylor and Sean Adams.

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Fintech

Cryptoasset regulatory advice, payment services issues, and corporate transactional work stand out as recent areas of activity for Gowling WLG, while commercial contracts, tax and IP are additional areas of strength for the practice. Technology specialist David Brennan helms the firm’s fintech offering; his corporate expertise extends to advice on public takeovers and private acquisitions. Kristian Rogers is noted for his capabilities in capital raisings and fund restructurings. Commercial litigators Helen Davenport and Sean Adams extend the unit’s contentious expertise, while Sushil Kuner is praised for her ‘wealth of knowledge concerning fintech and FCA regulatory work’. Ian Mason left the firm in January 2023.