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Victoria Fox

T: +44 20 7809 2316 M: +44 7585 903 453 Email Victoria | Vcard Office: London

Awards

Regulatory and Litigation Team of the Year 2012

Regulatory and Litigation Team of the Year 2012

Victoria Fox Associate

Contact details

Victoria Fox

Victoria Fox
Associate

T: +44 20 7809 2316 M: +44 7585 903 453 Email Victoria | Vcard Office: London

Victoria is an associate within Stephenson Harwood’s commercial litigation group and specialises in contentious regulatory matters and financial services litigation. Her broad experience includes representing corporate and financial services entities, as well as high net worth individuals. Much of her work has an international element.
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  • Services

In the contentious regulatory sector, Victoria has attended and advised clients in relation to the conduct of dawn raids and has wide ranging experience in advising clients in relation to investigations carried out by various regulatory bodies and institutions, both within the UK and abroad (including the US).

Victoria has also advised clients on a broad range of more general commercial disputes, ranging from debt recovery to the unauthorised occupation of land as well as having experience of conducting a wide range of alternative dispute resolution procedures including mediation.

  • Regulatory litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Real estate litigation

Vincent Tchenguiz and Robert Tchenguiz

Advising Vincent Tchenguiz, Robert Tchenguiz and certain trust companies associated with them in relation to the recovery of damages from the SFO and various other third parties, including Grant Thornton UK LLP and Kaupthing Bank Hf, flowing from the highly publicised unlawful arrests and the wrongful searches of the brothers’ office and home addresses by the SFO in March 2010.

Inter-broker dealers

Advised one of London’s leading financial inter-dealer brokers in relation to an investigation by the FCA arising out of allegations that trades had been conducted at off-market prices and unauthorised payments have been made in return for the receipt of favourable prices at the expense of counterparty banks.

UK and US LIBOR investigation

Represented an individual who was the subject of a Trans-Atlantic LIBOR investigation, led by the US Department of Justice, CFTC, FBI and the UK’s FSA and the SFO.

More: Regulatory litigation

Professional negligence claim

Advised one of the big four accountancy firms in relation to claims made against it and a major city firm of lawyers in relation to the tax consequences flowing from the transfer of assets out of a trust made by the trustees.

Mis-selling of complex derivative products

Advised one of the leading high street banks in relation to a range of complaints made against the bank by private and retail customers to the Financial Ombudsman and also in relation to professional negligence claims brought in the High Court in relation to the alleged mis-selling of complex derivative products.

Misrepresentation claim against Kaupthing Bank Hf

Advised the Swiss trustee company, Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees S.A., in relation to its claims brought against the insolvent Icelandic bank, Kaupthing, arising out its entry into various security documents on the basis of various misrepresentations as to the bank’s financial position.

More: Commercial litigation

Specific performance claim

Advising a property investment company in relation to a claim for specific performance for the acquisition of a development site, following various breaches of the acquisition agreement on the part of the seller.

Presumed undue influence dispute

Advised a high-net worth individual in relation to legal proceedings for the return of several properties and other assets that were alleged to have been transferred to another as a result of either undue influence, lack of capacity and/or mistake.

Injunction for the re-entry into premises

Advised a tenant in relation to obtaining a mandatory injunction against the freeholder of the property for re-entry into the premises.

More: Real estate litigation

Awards

Regulatory and Litigation Team of the Year 2012

Regulatory and Litigation Team of the Year 2012

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