• An American asset based lender client on a complex multimillion-GBP claim against English solicitors arising out of defects in German law security documents together with the associated recovery action in Germany and England.
  • PwC in Premier Motorauctions -v- PwC & Lloyds, a GBP50 million claim brought against PwC by the liquidators of two companies operating a car auction business in which it was alleged that PwC colluded with Lloyds to bring about the companies' insolvency and provided negligent advice to the companies. The case was selected as one of the Lawyer’s “Top 20 Cases of 2018”, and produced the leading Court of Appeal authority on the interrelationship between After The Event insurance policies and security for costs.
  • Bank of Scotland in a GBP70 million misrepresentation and fraud claim arising out of the alleged mis-sale of interest rate derivatives and misconduct by its Restructuring division.
  • An AsiaPac bank in injunction proceedings restraining payment under a £multi-million performance bond issued in respect of a major development in London (Yuanda (UK) Company Ltd -v- (1) Multiplex Construction Europe Limited (2) Australia & New New Zealand Banking Group Limited [2020] EWHC 468 (TCC)).
  • RBS Plc, Lloyds Bank Plc and Clydesdale Bank Plc in defending claims arising out of the alleged mis-selling of hedging products (including in advising RBS in Crestsign -v- RBS and NatWest and the related appeal), alleged manipulation of LIBOR and alleged misconduct by the banks’ recoveries and turnaround divisions.
  • A UK clearing bank defending a claim brought by a Congolese company alleging that the bank is liable for an allegedly fraudulent payment receiving into its customer’s account.
  • A UK clearing bank and major high street bank in claims and complaints regarding the alleged mis-selling of fixed rate loans which include a contractual right for those banks to require payment break costs on early repayment.
  • A sub-prime lender in defending a claim brought under the Data Protection Act 1998 in which 22 former employees were seeking substantial damages and compensation arising out of the loss by the lender of personal data.
  • A major high street bank in defending a prospective GBP1 billion class action arising from alleged misrepresentations and improper application of break costs.
  • The offshore division of a major high street bank in managing the bank’s portfolio of non-performing Spanish and Singapore law loans, and related possession actions.