Signature operates on a conflict free platform. It can act against professional firms without the same restrictions as most other firms. Its lawyers have both defended professional firms and acted against them. We understand both sides of the disputes that arise.
We advise on all forms of disputes arising out of and linked to professional negligence including breaches of professional duty, breaches of contract and fraud by professionals. Our work is typically high profile. Our technical expertise in the area has been applied in relation to a wide variety of professionals, including lawyers, accountants, and valuers.
OUR LAWYERS’ FEATURED EXPERIENCE
Advising partners in a collapsed law firm on claims available against other professional advisers.
Representing an investment fund in High Court professional negligence proceedings against a major international law firm arising out of French restructuring advice given in respect of a €20 million distressed loan.
Acting for investment banks in two large sets of complex multi party proceedings involving claims against, inter alia, firms of accountants, banks, public and private companies and directors thereof and firms of solicitors, involving various claims for misstatement, misrepresentation, breach of contract and fraud.
Acting for a large international firm of lawyers in connection with disputes between investors in a complex securitisation of collateral debt obligations.
Advising a claimant in connection with potential professional negligence claims arising out of a tax planning and avoidance scheme.
Acting for a claimant bank against its former legal advisers in relation to their handling of a LCIA arbitration.