Financial services litigation

The complexity, scale and regulatory framework of the financial services industry make disputes inevitable. We help our clients to cut through this technical area by providing straightforward outcomes-focused advice.

Specialists within our national dispute resolution team advise on all aspects of financial services disputes, which are often complex and high value, and regularly involve cross-border elements.  

Our lawyers

Our lawyers have significant experience acting for a range of clients in High Court litigation, arbitral proceedings and alternative dispute resolution. Understanding the regulatory environment in which the financial services industry operates is key. We’re able to consider the possible regulatory implications of our clients’ disputes to inform strategy.

Our experience

Our specialist lawyers advise clients on:

  • private and retail banking disputes
  • investment banking disputes
  • trade finance (including receivables purchase agreements, letters of credit, performance bonds and guarantees)
  • structured finance
  • mis-selling disputes (e.g. investments, insurance, pensions)
  • Financial Ombudsman Service complaints and matters involving the Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Rachel McDonnell has over a decade of experience working on financial services disputes.

Our clients

Our lawyers have experience acting for a range of financial services clients, including:

  • Banks
  • Insurers
  • MGAs
  • Brokers
  • Pensions administrators
  • Independent financial advisers
  • Fund managers
  • Individuals
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