Banks and banking
Real estate finance claims
Advising five banks in defending claims against them with a combined value of in excess of £1 billion.
Claims under securitised notes
Advising the security trustee of securitised notes in respect of claims of approximately £25 million against the note issuer for breach of contract and misrepresentation.
Advising an arranger of a multi-billion dollar mezzanine loan in respect of its potential liability to the other lenders.
Claims for mis-selling
Advising an Irish bank in a claim for misrepresentations allegedly made regarding securities they had purchased and on which they had suffered very significant losses.
Advising a Chinese company in defending a claim (and opposing an anti-suit injunction) brought by a major investment bank in relation to a foreign exchange hedging product sold to the company by the bank.
Advising a hedge fund in relation to claims against various entities controlled by a major bank in relation to misrepresentations and negligent advice which they made / provided in relation to a total return swap.
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Advising a potential promoter of a Formula One Grand Prix in negotiations with Formula One.
Advising a client in relation to allegations of its involvement in impropriety in the relation to the bidding for a prestigious international sporting event.
Advising a hedge fund as to the risks attendant in entering into a loan agreement with a former Premier League football club to be secured by, amongst other things, an assignment of a future right to receive "parachute payments".
Formula One driver dispute
Advising a driver in a dispute relating to alleged breaches of contract arising from their being de-seated by their team and potential injunctive relief which might be available to them.
Advising a leading footballer in a sponsorship dispute.
Government and public sector
Major sporting event
Advising a foreign government in relation to contractual negotiations to bring a major sporting event into the jurisdiction.
Allegations of bribery
Advising one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds in respect of allegations of bribery made against it by the UK regulatory authorities in relation to investments valuing in excess of £4.5 billion.
Advising the central bank of a European state in relation to litigation against a bank which had become subject to its control as a result of the 2008 financial crisis.
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