Banking & Financial Services

Overview

We recognise that clients demand specialist knowledge from barristers who are technically astute, excellent in court and aware of wider commercial issues and personable.  This is backed with a professional clerking team that is wholly client-focused and responsive.

Our team has significant experience of banking and financial services work and such expertise spans all aspects of contested and advisory claims. Particular areas of expertise include:

  • Banking and FSA supervision, investigation and enforcement
  • Banking litigation
  • Guarantees
  • Mortgages and charges
  • Securitisation
  • Capital market arrangements
  • Bonds
  • Derivatives
  • Factoring
  • Finance leasing
  • Pensions

Our team has specialist knowledge and expertise in advising as to financial products mis-selling claims, including claims arising out of the swaps and Libor scandal, acting both for and against claimants.  We provide advice in relation to financing and banking transactions and documentation.

Members have numerous reported cases, details of which can be viewed on each member’s CV and contribute articles to specialist Banking and Financial Services publications.   We  also regularly provide local and national seminars to solicitors and financial advisers.

If funding becomes an issue we can, in appropriate cases, consider acting on a conditional fee basis and will always try to provide a clear response to funding issues as quickly as possible.