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Rebecca Garrick

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Rebecca Garrick Senior knowledge lawyer

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Rebecca Garrick

Rebecca Garrick
Senior knowledge lawyer

T: +44 20 7809 2548 Email Rebecca | vCard Office: London

Rebecca is a senior knowledge lawyer in the corporate and commercial disputes team.
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Rebecca is an experienced litigator and keeps the team up to date with the latest legal developments. She contributes to internal and external articles and client briefings, provides training to lawyers and supports business development activities.

Prior to becoming a knowledge lawyer, Rebecca trained and practised as a senior associate at Stephenson Harwood. Rebecca has experience of a broad range of major commercial disputes for international clients including sovereign states, banks, corporates and high net worth individuals.

  • Commercial litigation

Dispute between sovereign states

Acting for a sovereign state in a multi-million pound widely reported banking dispute before the High Court involving arguments of non-justiciability and multi-jurisdictional complexities.

Securities litigation 

Acting for a global asset manager in connection with litigation relating to a portfolio of RMBS and CMBS assets including securities fraud claims in New York. 

Solicitors' negligence

Acting on a claim against London solicitors for negligent advice and drafting of contracts in connection with transactions for the acquisition and subsequent disposal of a valuable asset.

Acting for a fund manager in connection with claims in professional negligence against a global law firm arising in relation to contractual documentation entered into as part of a restructuring of a large European bank.

More: Commercial litigation

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10 Apr 2024

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Privilege and the iniquity exception: clarifying the boundaries

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20 Mar 2024

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20 Mar 2024

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Managing the risk of preliminary professional advice – when can a professional be held to off the cuff advice? (Miller v Irwin Mitchell LLP)

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17 Jan 2024

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17 Jan 2024

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08 Dec 2023

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17 Nov 2023

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31 Aug 2023

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Privilege in the spotlight: Al Sadeq v Dechert LLP

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04 Aug 2023

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31 Jul 2023

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15 Mar 2023

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24 Feb 2023

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19 Dec 2022

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01 Dec 2022

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Litigation privilege: Loreley v Credit Suisse

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30 Nov 2022

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