Donna frequently advises on disputes concerning complex financial instruments such as swaps, asset backed securities, collateralised debt obligations, repos, surety bonds, letters of credit, loan note instruments, facility agreements and participations.
She produces an annual webcast on the English court's approach to financial mis-selling claims. Donna also acts on more general commercial litigation matters and advises on disputes arising out of tax structures/products and pension schemes.
She is the lead associate on the litigation arising out of the high profile Arch Cru investment fund collapse. Donna acts for the new board of the Guernsey investment cell structure in relation to claims in excess of £150 million against a range of parties across a number of jurisdictions. She is also representing a bank in a dispute with the administrators of Lehman Brothers International Europe concerning a proof of debt arising out of repo and swap transactions. The claim also raises complex insolvency issues.
“Brings clear, intelligent and incisive thinking to complex matters. An excellent ally in difficult litigation”.
Hugh Aldous, Chairman, SPL Guernsey ICC Limited