21 Key Arbitration Developments From 2020

Signature Litigation and its members highlight below the 21 key arbitration developments from 2020 in a series of slideshows, covering prominent developments and updates to the market over the past year. 4 January 2021 – Introduction – read more here By Signature Litigation 5 January 2021 – Development 1 – […]

Mar 30, 2021

Signature Litigation ranked in Who’s Who Legal’s Insurance & Reinsurance 2021 Guide

Partners Thomas Rouhette and Emmanuèle Lutfalla have been recognised in Who’s Who Legal’s Insurance & Reinsurance 2021 Guide.

Mar 29, 2021

Insecurities in Security For Costs – Becca Hogan

Senior Associate Becca Hogan examines the recent ruling in Rowe & Ors v Ingenious Media Holdings PLC & Ors, the importance of this judgment for security for costs and litigation funding, as well as the impact on litigation funders, in Legal Week.

Mar 02, 2021

Partner Elliott Phillips ranked again in the Private Client Global Elite Directory

We are pleased to announce Partner Elliott Phillips has been selected this year for the Global Elite Directory 2021.

Jan 29, 2021

The Disclosure Pilot Scheme: top 3 decisions from 2020 – Johnny Shearman

Johnny Shearman, Head of Knowledge and Legal Services, examines his top 3 decisions from 2020 that dealt with the Disclosure Pilot Scheme and looks to 2021 as a pivotal year for the the Pilot.

Jan 12, 2021

Does the Legal Profession Really Need to Use the Term ‘Non-Lawyer’? – Johnny Shearman

Johnny Shearman, Professional Support Lawyer, discusses in Legal Week the use of the term ‘non-lawyer’ in the legal sector.

Nov 19, 2020

The Singapore Convention On Mediation – Lift Off! – Simon Everington and Johnny Shearman

Associate Simon Everington and Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman examine the Singapore Convention and Mediation and its significance to the legal sector, in Lawyer Monthly. 

Nov 04, 2020

What does it mean to be an associate in international arbitration and litigation and how to specialise? – Thibaud Roujou de Boubée

Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée discusses practicing international arbitration and litigation in the current crisis, and offers his advice on specialising in this particular field, through the selection of the right training and the right law firm. 

Oct 21, 2020

Climate Litigation Momentum Building in Europe – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Gaëtan de Robillard

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Gaëtan de Robillard discuss how 2020 may be the starting point of a decade of climate justice while examining the decisions handed down in 2019/2020 in Europe and in the US, in Today’s GC. 

Oct 05, 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

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 Paris – Insurance & Reinsurance Thought-leadership

31 January 2020 – Les grèves, émeutes et mouvements populaires : une réponse ambiguë à un risque chronique – La Lettre des Juristes d’Affaires Emmanuèle Lutfalla 25 March 2020 – How Proposed EU Class Action Directive Could Affect Insurers – Law360 Emmanuèle Lutfalla 25 March 2020 – Coronavirus : comment assurer […]

Aug 12, 2020

Signature Litigation Paris développe une pratique d’arbitrage international avec le recrutement d’une nouvelle associée

Le cabinet d’avocats spécialisé en règlement des différends, Signature Litigation, annonce aujourd’hui la nomination de Flore Poloni, praticienne expérimentée en arbitrage commercial international.

Jul 10, 2020

Partner Tom Snelling comments in relation to calls for judicial review of Government quarantine rules for international arrivals

Partner Tom Snelling comments in Reuters and The New York Times in relation to UK airlines calling for a judicial review of Government COVID-19 quarantine rules for international arrivals to the UK.

Jun 08, 2020

The Disclosure Pilot Scheme: Views From The Ground – Johnny Shearman

In the 30th Anniversary edition of Thomson Reuters’ PLC Magazine, Signature Litigation’s Professional Support Lawyer, Johnny Shearman, and Graham Jackson, Director of eDiscovery Legal Services at London Legal, consider the key features and challenges of the disclosure pilot scheme from the point of view of both the solicitor and the electronic disclosure expert.

May 29, 2020

COVID-19 Slows Pace Of Existing UK Investigations – Abdulali Jiwaji

Partner Abdul Jiwaji comments in relation to the slowing pace of UK investigations as a result of Covid-19, in Law360.

Apr 20, 2020

Signature Litigation and partners ranked in The Legal 500 EMEA 2020 Guide

We are pleased to announce that Signature Litigation and its fee earners have again been ranked in The Legal 500 EMEA Guide.

Apr 15, 2020

Signature Litigation listed in the top 20 specialist firms for client service

Signature Litigation has been listed as one of the top 20 specialist firms for client service in a survey conducted by Legalease and published in Legal Business.

Apr 07, 2020

Updating The EU Product Liability Directive For The Digital Era – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis discusses whether there is a need to adapt the EU Product Liability Directive in light of the digital era and ever growing technological advancements, in Law360.

Feb 25, 2020

New EU Directive Sets Out Minimum Standards of Protection for Whistleblowers – Nicolas Brooke and Camille Gravis

Partner Nicolas Brooke and Associate Camille Gravis discuss the new EU whistleblower directive and its impact on corporate entities, in The American Lawyer.

Feb 25, 2020

Data litigation specialist Mathilde Gérot joins Signature Litigation Paris office

Specialist disputes law firm, Signature Litigation, today announces the appointment of data protection specialist, Mathilde Gérot, as a senior associate to its Paris office.

Jan 15, 2020

Signature Litigation : arrivée de Mathilde Gérot, avocate spécialisée dans la protection des données personnelles

Signature Litigation, cabinet d’avocats dédié aux contentieux complexes et à l’arbitrage international, annonce aujourd’hui l’arrivée de Mathilde Gérot en tant que collaboratrice senior (senior associate), spécialisée dans la protection des données personnelles.

Jan 15, 2020

Thomas Rouhette discusses his wishes for the French legal landscape in 2020 in Option Droit et Affaires

Partner Thomas Rouhette comments in Option Droit et Affaires, sharing his wishes for the French legal landscape in 2020 and his vision on the evolution of the legal profession in the next decade.

Jan 09, 2020

Anti-Bartlett wins the day: Hong Kong Court rules that trustee has no duty to supervise underlying company – Elliott Phillips and Simon Everington

Partner Elliott Phillips and Associate Simon Everington discuss the decision of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal in the case of Zhang Hong Li and others v DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited and others [2019] HKCFA 45.

Nov 28, 2019

Signature Litigation recognised in The Times Best Law Firms 2020

Signature Litigation has been listed in The Times Best Law Firms 2020 guide for its commercial dispute resolution expertise.

Nov 14, 2019

Abdulali Jiwaji comments in The Times

Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in The Times in relation to the avenues available to small businesses looking to resolve disputes with banks.

Oct 31, 2019

Signature Litigation promotes international commercial litigator, Steven De Lara, to partnership

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Steven De Lara to the partnership. Steven was a Senior Associate and practices both in London and Gibraltar.

Oct 16, 2019

Signature Litigation shortlisted at the British Legal Awards 2019

Signature Litigation has been shortlisted for UK Law Firm of the Year and Boutique Law Firm of the Year at Legal Week’s British Legal Awards 2019.

Oct 01, 2019

Partner Hermès Marangos speaking at English Law Week in Mexico and Colombia 2019

Partner Hermès Marangos will be speaking at the English Law Week in Mexico and Colombia 2019 conferences, in relation to insurance and reinsurance litigation. The conference, which will be held in Mexico until 4 September and then in Colombia until 6 September, brings together leading business and legal professionals to […]

Sep 03, 2019

UKJT public consultation on cryptoassets and smart contracts under English law – Guy Robson and Elliott Fellowes

Senior Associate Guy Robson and Associate Elliott Fellowes discuss cryptoassets and smart contracts following their attendance at the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce public consultation.

Jun 10, 2019

New reform proposal to relaunch the French blocking statute raises concerns – Thomas Rouhette and Ela Barda

Partner Thomas Rouhette and Associate Ela Barda examine proposed reforms to the French blocking statute, the ‘Gauvain Report’, which seeks to strengthen sanctions for domestic companies subject to extra-territorial proceedings.

May 09, 2019