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Danielle Maddox

T: +44 20 7809 2180 Email Danielle | Vcard Office: London

Danielle Maddox Associate

Contact details

Danielle Maddox

Danielle Maddox
Associate

T: +44 20 7809 2180 Email Danielle | Vcard Office: London

An associate in the commercial litigation department, Danielle acts for clients on high value and complex international disputes with a particular focus on fraud and asset tracing, professional liability, insurance and the art market.
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Danielle's dispute resolution experience encompasses High Court litigation, mediation and arbitration.

Danielle advises clients in a wide range of sectors including professional services providers, insolvency practitioners, underwriters, auctioneers, art dealers and museum authorities.

  • Dispute resolution
  • Commercial litigation
  • Professional and management liability
  • Fraud and asset tracing

Danielle has a broad commercial disputes practice encompassing High Court litigation, mediation and arbitration.

Commercial litigation

Acting for an accountancy firm in obtaining a summary dismissal of claims arising out of the administration and liquidation of a retail technology company.

Fraud and asset tracing

Advising the liquidators of a special purpose vehicle dealing in trade finance transactions, whose assets had been fraudulently misappropriated, in relation to claims against third parties.

Art and cultural property disputes

Advising an international art dealer on a dispute regarding title to a Post-Impressionist painting, including a potential claim against an international auction house for the sale proceeds.

Mediation

Advising an oil and gas contractor in a mediation with its insurer regarding damage to an offshore platform.

Arbitration

Defending a multinational insurance company in arbitration proceedings arising out of a major rail disaster.

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Danielle has acted in High Court litigation proceedings for clients in a range of sectors and industries.

Accountancy firm

Acting for a accountancy firm in obtaining a summary dismissal of claims arising out of the administration and liquidation of a retail technology company.

Accreditation body

Defending an accreditation body against a threatened prohibitory injunction.

European bank

Advising a European bank in relation to enforcement proceedings and third party disclosure orders.

High-net worth individual

Advising a high-net worth individual in relation to claims arising out of the collapse of several banks, including defending a freezing order.

Offshore fund

Advising an offshore fund in relation to the misappropriation of investment funds.

More: Commercial litigation

Danielle has advised a range of clients on professional and management liability disputes including accountancy firms, law firms, insurance companies and brokers.

Liquidators of an SPV

Acting for the liquidators of a special purpose vehicle on professional negligence claims against the company’s former advisors in relation to their advice on fraudulent transactions.

Accountancy firm

Advising an accountancy firm on recoveries under its global professional indemnity insurance for third party claims and regulatory investigations relating to financial advisory services.

Law firm and its insurer

Acting for an insurance company and its law firm insured in defending a professional negligence claim.

Governing body in leisure industry

Advising a governing body in the leisure industry on professional negligence claims against its former solicitors.

Insurance brokers

Advising an insurance broker on errors and omissions claims.

More: Professional and management liability

Danielle has experience of acting for clients on civil fraud matters and has advised on urgent injunctive relief, including world-wide freezing orders.

Liquidators of an SPV

Advising the liquidators of a special purpose vehicle dealing in trade finance transactions, whose assets had been fraudulently misappropriated, in relation to claims against third parties.

High-net worth individual

Defending a high-net worth individual in relation to claims arising out of the collapse of several banks, including defending a freezing order.

Accountancy firm

Defending an accountancy firm in relation to allegations of wrongdoing arising out of the administration and liquidation of retail technology company.

Private equity firm

Advising a private equity firm on the alleged misappropriation of investment funds.

More: Fraud and asset tracing

  • Art and cultural property
  • Insurance

Danielle has advised art dealers, auction houses, museums and charitable organisations on a variety of contentious and non-contentious art law matters.

Danielle has also spent time on secondment to Qatar Museums’ inhouse legal team in Doha. Qatar Museums is the lead governmental body for museums and cultural institutions in Qatar.

Title to a Post-Impressionist masterpiece

Advising an international art dealer on a dispute regarding title to a Post-Impressionist painting.

Restitution of an Old Master

Advising on the restitution of a Dutch Old Master painting which was looted during the Nazi era.

Auction house disclosure application

Defending a leading auction house against a third party disclosure application, which arose out of a dispute between an art dealer and high-net worth individuals regarding commissions allegedly due.

Artworks in bonded warehouses

Advising an art dealer in relation to insurance implications of artworks held in bonded warehouses.

Sale of a contemporary installation

Advising a leading auction house on its defence to claims from a private individual arising out of the sale of a contemporary art installation.

More: Art and cultural property

Danielle has advised insurers, policyholders and brokers on various insurance-related matters, both contentious and non-contentious. Her experience encompasses professional indemnity, civil liability, property damage and business interruption, marine liability and contractors’ all risks policies.

Danielle has also spent time on secondment to two market-leading insurance brokers.

Professional services firm

Advising a professional services firm on claims under its global professional indemnity insurance arising out of third party claims and regulatory investigations into its financial advisory services.

Captive insurer

Advising a major utility company’s captive insurer on property damage and business interruption claims arising out of Hurricane Sandy.

Commodities exchange

Acting for a commodities exchange in relation to claims arising out of UK judicial review proceedings and US antitrust class actions.

Bermuda Form arbitration

Defending a multinational insurance company in relation to claims under a civil liability policy arising out of a major rail disaster.

Contractors’ all risks

Acting for a South-East Asian oil and gas contractor on a claim under its construction all risks policy concerning damage to an offshore platform.

More: Insurance

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