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Sidley Austin LLP
70 St Mary Axe
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Work Department

Commercial Litigation and Disputes
Global Arbitration, Trade and Advocacy
Securities and Shareholder Litigation




Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail

Sidley Austin LLP ’s City practice is considered by one client as ‘a major player in banking litigation, in particular in the investment and derivatives space’. The team is led by Matthew Shankland, whose experience expands across banking and derivatives, structured finance, share sales and shareholder agreements. The team leverages its international reach to handle multi-jurisdictional cases.

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: premium

(Leading individuals)

Matthew ShanklandSidley Austin LLP

Tough and strategicMatthew Shankland acts as both London lead and global co-head of Sidley Austin LLP‘s commercial litigation and disputes practice.  Under his leadership the team is well placed to expertly handle both domestic and international matters. The firm runs the gamut of cases, from contentious issues regarding international sale and purchase agreements, to government interventions in financial markets, to company directors’ duties and shareholder rights. Andrew Fox, Alastair Hopwood and senior associate Sarah Lainchbury complete the roster of core practitioners.