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Sean Jeffrey

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Legal 500 UK 2011

Sean is a commercial litigation partner specialising in financial institutions work.

Sean advises financial institutions, directors and other senior executives in connection with all aspects of investigations by the FSA and other regulatory bodies in the UK and abroad.  He also advises on related litigation and insurance matters.

Sean's recent work includes advising a prominent bank and an international intermediary on FSA enforcement proceedings and FSA ARROW visits.  He has advised a major lender in relation to regulatory, litigation and insurance issues arising from significant accounting irregularities.  He worked on the Bank of England litigation defending the claim for misfeasance in public office arising out of the supervision of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI).

Sean has assisted individual directors of financial and other institutions with the consequences for them of major regulatory and litigation crises, and with directors and officers liability insurance (D&O).

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