Basic facts about the department
- 14 partners
- 18 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for US litigation boutique that has successfully moved into the London market through an active hiring policy. Able to provide top international support, especially on US matters. Frequently seen on international disputes in the finance, energy, entertainment and telecoms sectors.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"They are always coming up with novel solutions."
"They are very well regarded on high-value, big-ticket litigation."
New developments Paul Friedman recently joined the firm from Clyde & Co.
Work highlights Retained by one of the designated lead claimant groups on the RBS rights issue litigation. Representing the Prudential, Legal & General, Standard Life and Aviva, among others, on the £4 billion matter.
Ted Greeno is universally respected for his depth of experience and understanding of dispute resolution. He is especially active advising clients in the energy space on contentious matters. Sources say: "He is absolute class - a very thoughtful, bright and effective litigator."
With her experience as a barrister, Sue Prevezer QC brings the best of both worlds to bear for clients facing high-stakes commercial litigation. Commentators note: "She is as tough as nails but really good to work with and just fearsomely bright."
A recent arrival from Clyde & Co, Paul Friedman will be splitting his time between Israel and the London office. Sources say he is "very tenacious on fraud and banking litigation."
Martin Davies maintains a vibrant commercial practice and is particularly well known for his work on entertainment, media and technology matters. Sources say: "He is a brilliant litigator" who is "very level-headed and measured."
Nick Marsh has experience advising Russian, CIS and Eastern European clients on challenging cross-border matters. He has particular strength in financial services, telecoms, fraud and energy matters. Observers say: "He is a first-class litigator. He really gets his teeth into a problem, thinks of all the angles and will fight to the bitter end for a client."
Mark Hastings joined from Addleshaw Goddard in March 2017. He is a "very able litigator" with a focus on complex international and domestic fraud cases. Sources say: "He is a very staunch litigator with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law, who isn't afraid to roll up his sleeves."
Significant clients Aon, ITV, PRS For Music, A.P. Moller - Maersk, Acacia Mining.