Litigation - UK
What the team is known for Performs consistently well across the board on mainstream commercial disputes. Strongly supported by contentious teams focusing on specific industry sectors, such as real estate, media and employment. Noted for its expanding international reach.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"Practical and responsive – they are very good listeners who adapt their style of advice to something you can understand."
Work highlights Represented Howard Miller/Diorite Securities in bringing a claim of fraudulent inducement of the sale of shares, a multi-jurisdictional dispute valued between CAD30 and CAD60 million.
Acted for Svenska Cellulosa on a post-acquisition dispute with Procter & Gamble, regarding its purchase of P&G's European paper tissue business and involving a supply agreement and a pensions claim.
Tom Hibbert is marked out as a "very astute and experienced lawyer." He led the team representing Howard Miller/Diorite Securities in the complex fraud claim.
Significant clients DMGT, Sports Direct, Kaupthing (winding-up committee).