Partner Abdulali Jiwaji has today appeared on BBC World News’ Business Live program to discuss the news that five of the world’s biggest banks are expected to collectively pay more than $6bn for allegedly manipulating foreign exchange markets.
The rise of boutiques has been yet another development shaping the legal industry that no-one predicted.
Signature Litigation partner, Abdulali Jiwaji, to speak at The Commercial Litigation Summit on 13th May 2015.
City lawyers are risking mega salaries to strike out on their own. Legal Business explores what is driving the current wave of boutiques and asks how these start-ups have fared.
In this issue of Signature’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, we reflect on recent case law regarding disclosure in the context of benchmark rigging.
On the back of robust financial growth for the 2013/14 year, high-flying boutique Signature Litigation is exploring developing a trainee scheme, with a proposal to match itself with non-competing firms and ‘facilitate a programme of reciprocal secondments’.
Graham Huntley has retained his Band 1 ranking in Chambers Europe for Litigation.
The battle rages on: Abdulali Jiwaji and Rory Spillman on misselling claims in financial derivatives
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Rory Spillman discuss misselling claims in financial derivatives in Financier Worldwide.
Petrobras scandal sends shockwaves through London market – Insurance Day. Partner Hermes Marangos comments.
Hermes Marangos writes in Insurance Day: allegations of corruption in Brazil and the insurance fallout
Petrobras scandal has implications for a number of lines of business – Insurance Day, By Partner Hermes Marangos.
Rumbling on – Barclays’ profits plunge after £750m Forex provision – Legal Business. Daniel Spendlove comments.
Signature Litigation lawyers Abdulali Jiwaji, Daniel Spendlove and Anuj Moudgil’s article in Corporate Adviser on potential civil claims around FX manipulation.
The value of UK fraud dropped in 2014 despite the highest volume of cases on record, signalling regulators’ growing focus on lower-value, easy-win cases, and raising concerns about the UK’s ability to tackle complex cases. Partner Graham comments in CDR Magazine.
In the wake of the Graiseley Properties v Barclays Bank case, Joshua Freedman finds there is compelling evidence that indicates that the big banks are not untouchable giants when it comes to suing for mis-sold products. Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in CDR Magazine.
This is the first issue of Signature’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, which will be issued going forward as a regular quarterly review of recent developments in financial markets litigation and regulatory enforcement.
Barclays Bank plc v Lester Charles Landgraf, Londell McMillan and Elias Farrah. Signature Litigation case featured in The Lawyer’s ‘Top 20 Cases of 2015’.
Signature Litigation is delighted that founding partner Graham Huntley has been recognised by Super Lawyers London 2014 as a leading lawyer for Commercial Litigation.
Natalia Chumak and Rory Spillman published in Financier Worldwide following Promoting individual responsibility in banking and the potential for conflicts.
Litigation Trends – New Law Journal. Partner Graham Huntley comments.
The English courts are fast becoming the premier enforcement jurisdiction for arbitral awards, explains Graham Huntley
The recent decision in Cruz City v Unitech is an illuminating example of the increasing extent to which the English courts are willing to use the impressive tools of domestic civil enforcement to support arbitral awards.
Signature Litigation featured in Lawyer 2B’s ‘Six Cases to Watch This Year’.
Signature Litigation has expanded its partner resources with the hire of Hermès Marangos, who joins Signature in November 2014 from DAC Beachcroft.
Signature Litigation is delighted to have been recognised as a leading firm by both Legal 500 and Chambers UK.
Chambers UK 2015 ranks Signature Litigation in the ‘Spotlight Table’ for Banking Litigation: Conflict Free, noting that the firm is ‘Well reputed for its ability to take on major banks and global financial institutions.’
This article is written in Russian by Natalia Chumak and Nick Storrs for The Law.
‘Privilege is now seen as a fundamental human right’: British intelligence agencies face spying on lawyers allegations – Legal Business. Partner Graham Huntley comments.
Signature has secured a privacy ruling for client ENRC in an important case involving an unprecedented attempt by international law firm Dechert LLP to claim that privileged information in their possession would lose privilege in the event that it was subject to a claim by their former client for assessment of allegedly excessive bills.
Signature Litigation’s success as a London boutique firm recognised in Legal Business’ Disputes Yearbook 2014
Signature Litigation has been recognised in Legal Business’ Disputes Yearbook 2014.
Partner Natalia Chumak has commented in CDR magazine on Russian dispute resolution and the London Court of International Arbitration.
Still flocking to London to resolve their commercial disputes, Russian parties are now being urged to resolve their disputes closer to home – CDR Magazine. Partner Natalia Chumak comments.
CDR Magazine publishes the news of Partner Abdulali Jiwaji joining the firm.
Legal Business publishes news of the firm’s recent growth.
Signature Litigation has been ranked in the Legal 500 UK 2014 for ‘Commercial Litigation’, ‘Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail’, ‘Fraud: Civil’ and ‘International Arbitration’.
In the face of stiff competition from international rivals, can the commercial court maintain its pre-eminent position? – The Law Society Gazette. Partner Graham Huntley comments.
Law Society predictions for the UK Legal Services Sector to return to pre-financial crisis rates of growth marries with a continuing surge in disputes work, report practitioners – CDR. Partner Graham Huntley comments.
Graham Huntley of Signature Litigation – who is a past president of the LSLA – offers a note of caution for commercial litigators.
Signature Litigation’s client, Julien Grout, has won a review of the Financial Conduct Authority’s decision to drop its probe into his work at JP Morgan.
Signature Litigation’s client, Julien Grout, has filed an appeal regarding a Financial Conduct Authority decision to drop its probe into his work at JP Morgan.
Daniel Spendlove, partner at Signature Litigation, was interviewed on BBC World Service about Forex.
Financial Times – Patarkatsishvili Family Reaches Deal Over Metalloinvest Stake.
The move of Natalia Chumak to Signature Litigation has been covered in The Lawyer.
Natalia Chumak was interviewed in New Law Journal regarding her move to Signature Litigation.
New Law Journal cover the join of Natalia Chumak, partner at Signature Litigation. “Signature Litigation has appointed Natalia Chumak as a partner of the firm, working alongside Graham Huntley and Helen Brannigan. Natalia is highly respected within the CIS business community. As a native Russian speaker, she has a successful track record of helping CIS…
The join of Natalia Chumak as a partner and of various associates has been covered in Lawyer Monthly.
Signature Litigation is delighted to announce the appointment of Natalia Chumak as a Partner of the firm, working alongside Graham Huntley and Helen Brannigan. We also welcome several new Associates to our team.
Signature Litigation is currently acting in two of the top 20 law cases of 2014, according to a report in The Lawyer.
Graham Huntley, founder of Signature Litigation, has been quoted in Legal Business in an article regarding the UK’s financial institutions.
Graham Huntley, partner at Signature Litigation, discusses the growing number of Litigation boutique firms in London in Legal Business.
Graham Huntley and Helen Brannigan, founding partners of Signature Litigation, covered in Legal Week piece on regulation and litigation.
Graham Huntley, founding partner of Signature Litigation, interviewed in BCL Legal regarding Signature Litigation’s structure.
Graham Huntley, founding partner of Signature Litigation, was quoted in The Times’ Law Diary, discussing Signature’s profit sharing model and the London Legal Support Trust.
Kevin Munslow, CEO of Signature Litigation, discusses the profit sharing model the firm operates under in LegalFutures.