Dorian Drew > Clifford Chance LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Clifford Chance LLP
E14 5JJ

Work Department

Litigation&Dispute Resolution



Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Financial services: contentious

(Leading individuals)

Dorian DrewClifford Chance LLP

Clifford Chance LLP is home to a ‘first-class’ team, fronted by Carlos Conceicao, a former head of the FSA’s Wholesale Group who specialises in cases of market abuse; his team also leverages Dorian Drew’s proficiency in handling cases brought by multiple regulators, including the PRA and FCA, as well as Oliver Pegden’s experience in wholesale market conduct issues. Elsewhere, Kelwin Nicholls has recently handled sizeable disputes in the blockchain and commodities sectors, while Samantha Ward deploys her technology know-how when supporting on FCA, SFO, European Commission and CMA-related proceedings.

London > Insurance > Insurance litigation: for policyholders

Clifford Chance LLP is a popular choice for banks, major corporate and private equity firms, maintaining a busy caseload acting for policyholders raising coverage issues and in test claims, particularly arising both in the context of the pandemic and the Ukraine crisis. Philip Hill ‘is right up there with the best’  and is active on D&O and liability insurance claims concerning the mis-selling of complex financial products, alleged fraud/breaches of duty in a transactional context, and political risk. He leads the group alongside the practices’ newest partner, Christopher Ingham, an expert in the oil, gas and energy sectors. Dorian DrewKate Scott and director Baljit Rai are recommended for financial services litigation and credit insurance.