Banking and insurance

Our team has handled some of the highest profile banking and insurance sector cases,  including the Madoff scandal.  

We do not have a transactional finance practice that could create conflicts of interest, and can therefore act freely for and against banks and insurance companies.

Our past mandates involve:

  • Representing an insurance company in an ICC arbitration against the Republic of Cyprus concerning the impact of the Cyprus financial crisis on an insurance joint venture.
  • Representing a Forbes-listed high net worth individual in a multibillion, multi-jurisdictional ICC arbitration running for over a decade.
  • Representing AXA in an over GBP 600 million PPI High Court LCIA Arbitration turned High Court litigation against Santander (
  • Representing a globally leading mid-cap technology investment bank in two disputes over success fees, securing extremely favourable settlements.
  • Representing a private equity investor in an up to USD 50 million contractual e-commerce dispute.
  • Sat as LCIA arbitration on banking disputes.