Lindsay Bickerton > Clifford Chance LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Clifford Chance LLP
E14 5JJ

Work Department

Litigation&Dispute Resolution


Senior Associate

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail

(Next Generation Partners)

Lindsay BickertonClifford Chance LLP

Clifford Chance LLP’s banking litigation team is perceived as ‘truly top notch and a go-to for the most important, heavyweight disputes’. The ‘formidable’ Ian Moulding heads up the team and continues to receive mandates on some of the highest-profile cases in the market, including a number of disputes related to alleged LIBOR manipulation. The team benefits from the expertise Helen Carty, who specialises in banking disputes and regulatory investigations, and  Matthew Newick, who is the firm’s global head of litigation & dispute resolution, Lindsay Bickerton, who has experience acting for financial institution clients on complex and reputationally significant litigation matters, insolvency specialist Stephanie Huts and Kate Scott, who spent a year acting as Head of EMEA Litigation for a global bank, are also names to note. The highly experienced Roger Best additionally continues to be active in this space. The team differentiates itself through its ability to work on cross-border matters, considering the nuances of each individual jurisdiction. It also benefits from working closely with the firm’s corporate crime and financial regulatory teams, which broadens the lawyers’ understanding of the markets in which their financial institution clients operate. ‘Talented’ senior associate Michael Gorrie is another name to note.

London > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

Clifford Chance LLP ‘is a powerhouse in contentious trust litigation’. Practice head Jeremy Kosky ‘has seen it all before several times – yet still comes up with innovative approaches’. Kosky acts for a variety of clients including private equity firms, trustees, protectors, beneficiaries, financial institutions and corporates. Maxine Mossman is ‘a truly first-class litigator with great instincts and a brilliant tactical eye’. The private wealth and asset management disputes practice has a vast amount of experience in advising clients on high-value and complex disputes, frequently involving multiple jurisdictions, both onshore and offshore. It is skilled at handling heavyweight claims relating to family trusts, inheritance battles and shareholders’ disputes involving family companies. Lindsay Bickerton is another key figure who is recommended for her handling of high profile succession and inheritance disputes involving ultra-high-net-worth individuals, trust structures and substantial family-owned businesses.