Our finance litigation expertise is recognised across all areas in particular asset (including marine and aviation), consumer and motor finance, as well as general banking and secured lending, covering the recovery of unsecured and secured debt, guarantee claims, satisfactory quality and conversion claims, defended mortgage repossession work, LPA receivership, title defects, subrogation, mortgage fraud, land registry adjudication, professional negligence claims, compensation fund applications, operational loss work (including litigation regarding terms and conditions, breach of mandate, conversion, fraud, and payment by mistake claims) and disputes about financial products.
Our national team of litigation experts work collaboratively with you and other members of our firm to provide clear direction in a cost-effective way. We work hard to understand your needs as well as your commercial aims.
Our approach is decisive, energetic and innovative. Responding to your need for a speedy resolution. As a result we are recognised for service excellence in our work for banks and finance houses as well as captive and specialist funders.
As highlighted through the FCA Business Plan and recent consultations, operational resilience is a high priority on the FCA's agenda and has been given even greater significance in light of Covid-19. The FCA will be expecting firms to reflect and learn lessons about their operational resilience during Covid-19. So what lessons might firms have learnt about operating during a crisis and how can these be leveraged going forwards?
As part of its support for regulated firms during the COVID-19 crisis, the FCA has updated it website and issued guidance on the requirements around getting “wet-ink signatures” (i.e. signing a document by hand using a pen) for client or other agreements and when submitting FCA forms.
In this article we discuss the rationale and impact of the FCA's ban on the promotion of 'mini-bonds' to retail investors which has ramifications for any issuer of illiquid and speculative securities.
DWF has appointed solicitor advocate Naomi Pryde as partner to head its Scottish commercial litigation team.
This article discusses third party litigation funding and a recent Supreme Court decision that considers the jurisdiction of the courts to make cost orders against a non-party to litigation.
Legal business DWF has appointed finance litigation partner Ben Johnson to its Manchester office, where he will work with the business's national finance litigation team to bolster its existing capabilities.
DWF has appointed regulatory partner Robbie Constance as the business continues to boost its City team.
The High Court concludes proposed switch from RPI to CPI is not valid on the basis that RPI has not " become inappropriate" as a measure of increase.