Monthly Archives: September 2020

Signature Litigation ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2021

Signature Litigation has been ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2021 for ‘Fraud: Civil’, ‘Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail’, ‘Commercial Litigation: Premium’, ‘International Arbitration’, ‘Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation’, and ‘Professional Negligence’.

Sep 30, 2020

Finding common cause for UK class actions – Abdulali Jiwaji, Johnny Shearman and Ligia Bob

Abdulali Jiwaji, Johnny Shearman and Ligia Bob discuss the recent case Jalla v Shell International Trading and Shipping Co Ltd [2020] EWHC 2211 (TCC) and what this decision will mean for future class actions.

Sep 29, 2020

Johnny Shearman discusses his role as a Professional Support Lawyer on Legally Speaking

Johnny Shearman discusses his role as a Professional Support Lawyer and why others may wish to consider this route as an alternative to Partnership in the most recent Legally Speaking podcast.

Sep 28, 2020

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis interviewed by Les Echos

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis has been interviewed by French newspaper Les Echos, on the liability risks for companies linked to COVID-19, on how to prevent employee/employer litigation and the steps to be taken at HSE-level by companies doing business in France right now.

Sep 25, 2020

Signature Litigation shortlisted at The Lawyer Awards 2020

Signature Litigation is delighted to have been shortlisted for the Law Firm of the Year: The Independents award at The Lawyer Awards 2020.

Sep 23, 2020

Signature Litigation shortlisted at the British Legal Awards 2020

Signature Litigation has been shortlisted for the UK Law Firm of the Year and Boutique Law Firm of the Year awards at the British Legal Awards 2020.

Sep 21, 2020

Product liability and safety in France: overview – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis discusses product liability and safety in France in Thomson Reuters Practical Law’s Q&A guide.

Sep 10, 2020

PRIN, class actions and vulnerable customers at risk during the pandemic – Abdulali Jiwaji and Johnny Shearman

Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman explore the British Financial Conduct Authority’s preoccupation with the fair treatment of vulnerable HNWs in these uncertain times, and how the rise of class actions represents an increased risk of litigation for firms, in Compliance Matters. 

Sep 09, 2020

Partner Elliott Phillips recognised in Citywealth’s Top 35 Private Client Litigators – Europe 2020

Signature Litigation is pleased to announce that Partner Elliott Phillips has been recognised in the 2020 Citywealth Leaders List Top 35 Private Client Litigators Europe.

Sep 07, 2020

Hermes Marangos ranked in Chambers Latin America 2021

We are pleased to announce that Partner Hermes Marangos has again been ranked in the Chambers Latin America Guide.

Sep 04, 2020

COVID-19 and Force Majeure: French Courts Stick With the Contract – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Gaëtan de Robillard

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Gaëtan de Robillard discuss the first court decision recognising Covid-19 as a force majeure event, in a debate between the key French electricity suppliers on the disputed Regulated Access to Historic Nuclear Electricity, in Legal Week. 

Sep 01, 2020