Obtaining evidence from England
Guy regularly acts for parties to US litigation that need witness testimony or documentary evidence from England for use in their proceedings. He represented the United States of America (Department of Justice) in a number of successful applications relating to AIG and the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Guy has also acted for a number of London-based financial institutions that have successfully resisted applications for production of evidence.
Acted as English counsel in separate US$1 billion professional negligence claims against BNY Mellon and Citibank being heard by the Supreme Court of the State of New York.
Asset recovery and freezing orders
Acted for the United States of America in recovering three WWII German tanks. The claim included a successful application for injunctive relief.
Expert evidence and English law advice
Advising a US law firm acting for a party to arbitration proceedings as to matters of English contract law.
High profile art dispute
Acting in an art dispute concerning an attempt to enforce a contract for the sale of a high value artwork. The matter included proceedings in the New York courts for evidence in support of the main claim brought elsewhere and proceedings in the New York courts brought by and against a subsequent purchaser.
Defending a fine art dealer
Defending a fine art dealer in ICC arbitral proceedings involving a US$40 million breach of warranty and indemnity claim. This has involved parallel high-profile criminal proceedings against the third party seller in the USA.
Guy acts as insurers' representative on a range of heavyweight audit negligence claims around the world, arising out of the large scale frauds and corporate collapses.
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