“They have prominent roles in large-scale commercial cases, as well as cases which adopt an innovative approach to dispute resolution.”

Chambers Europe 2024

“The team is organised, efficient, very responsive and proactive.”

Chambers Europe 2024

“Signature has a really good, strategic approach to cases and thinks the issues through.”

Chambers Europe 2024

“The firm has provided us with excellent service for years.”

Chambers Europe 2024

“They are impressive litigation experts.”

Chambers Europe 2024

“They have an incredibly talented and personable team. They are very competent and have a good understanding of what their client needs.”

Chambers Europe 2024

“The lawyers at Signature Litigation were really appreciated by the clients. They are very reactive, very available and very technically competent.”

Chambers Europe 2024

“Strong team with clear dedication to and expertise in litigation and arbitration. Talented and very responsive.”

The Legal 500 EMEA 2024

“The work performed is excellent and the client service is outstanding.”

The Legal 500 EMEA 2024

“Finely tuned team with seamless coordination.”

The Legal 500 EMEA 2024

“The team stands out for its great availability, responsiveness as well as its tireless determination in defending the interests of its clients.”

The Legal 500 EMEA 2024

“They know the law, provide exceptional advice and work efficiently.”

The Legal 500 EMEA 2024

“Available, very high quality of service, very accessible. They understand the client’s expectations exactly.”

The Legal 500 EMEA 2024

“‘Very dynamic team – proactive and solution-oriented. Diverse and collaborative lawyers.”

The Legal 500 EMEA 2024

“Experts in their field.”

The Legal 500 EMEA 2024

“Very structured approach, excellent communication and ability to explain to non-lawyers. Cases move forward without us having to follow up constantly.”

The Legal 500 EMEA

“Exceptional team, extremely efficient and in whom you can have complete confidence. Very innovative firm in its approach to clients.”

The Legal 500 EMEA 2024

Excellent specialist litigation firm, with very knowledgeable and approachable partners.”

The Legal 500 UK 2024

They are all very hard-working, diligent and able, and are not afraid of putting in the hard yards. They are also very flexible and adaptable due to being streamlined and agile.”

The Legal 500 UK 2024

Signature LLP are a cohesive, experienced and effective team. They get to the heart of the issues and communicate well (within the team and to clients). They fight hard when fighting is needed and are wise to the alternative solutions where available.”

The Legal 500 UK 2024

They are litigation heavyweights in small firm clothing.”

The Legal 500 UK 2024

High quality litigation team. Were able to get up to speed quickly on the case and then guide us rationally. We were mainly impressed with Signature’s commercial skills – they understand people and looking at it from the other side to pre-empt or avoid aggravating issues unnecessarily.”

The Legal 500 UK 2024

Signature offers an outstanding bespoke litigation service for clients. It has a compact and dynamic approach to creating a team for a case that is able to deliver the highest quality product efficiently and competitively. They are also ahead of the curve on technology.”

The Legal 500 UK 2024

The Signature team are small but perfectly formed with only the highest quality lawyers involved. This means that they are efficient and effective. Not surprisingly, the largest and most prestigious clients are content to trust them.”

The Legal 500 UK 2024

The ability of Signature to come on board mid-case, take over, synthesize, absorb and put together a comprehensive defence, witness statements and deal with an aggressive claimant firm was top-notch.”

The Legal 500 UK 2024

They are very efficient and effective.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

The team is very well co-ordinated, and able to work with large and complex matters.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

Excellent commercial drive and technical ability on complex international arbitration cases.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

One of the very best litigation boutiques in London.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

Signature Litigation is a market-leading boutique litigation firm. It has extremely strong background in big ticket litigation, with quality personnel and an unparalleled degree of focus and determination.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

Exceptionally good at building up the dispute strategy.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

Signature is a very professional team managing a complex international case across many jurisdictions. They have a very strong standing in managing multiple parties across different jurisdictions with different law.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

Excellent banking team with real experience in claimant-led litigation. Senior Associates are particularly impressive: thorough, efficient and very sensible.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

Great specialist knowledge with a pragmatic and commercial outlook.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

The amount of deep thought that goes into each piece of work is quite extraordinary – I don’t know quite where the headspace comes from to do this time and time again.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

They provide brilliant client care coupled with very sound legal judgment.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

Experts in their specialist field. Nobody better.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

Every member of the team is valued and as a result they provide a much higher quality of service to their clients than their competitors.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

Signature is not afraid to look for solutions outside the box to get results for its clients.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

The team is very well coordinated and able to work with large and complex matters.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

The dispute resolution experts at Signature Litigation LLP have a particular focus on complex, cross-border civil fraud claims.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022

Signature Litigation is the only pure litigation specialist in Gibraltar, setting the firm apart from others in Gibraltar. The firm is very professional, knowledgeable and efficient, an ideal choice for litigation in the jurisdiction.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

“The practice unites an impressive bench of stellar litigators.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

“The boutique specialises in complex litigation, both in France and internationally, with the majority of matters multi-jurisdictional in nature, with the firm’s London presence a key asset for cross-border work.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

Signature Litigation Paris “quickly established itself as one of France’s finest dispute resolution practices and consistently attracts high-stakes, often headline-grabbing matters.”

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

The team is attentive, available, very friendly, and provides unfailing follow-up to cases.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

“Great ability to establish a strategy and a very clear, structured and impactful line of defense or attack, based on a real mastery of legislation and procedures.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

Excellent expertise combined with the ability to explain idiosyncratic concepts of French jurisdiction to foreigners.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

“The team is also highly regarded for its know-how in defending companies against toxic tort claims and deals with a high amount of claims brought by employees regarding asbestos and other chemical substances.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

Signature Litigation Paris is “the market’s go-to-firm for domestic and cross-border product liability cases.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

“The firm’s focus on dispute resolution and insurance matters makes it a popular choice for a range of clients in the aviation industry including airlines, constructors, and insurers who benefit from the department’s ability to advise on cross-border matters.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

The team is very responsive – we would normally receive a response on the same day or early the day after. They keep us updated regularly, and are knowledgeable in their fields of expertise.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

The team at Signature is highly talented, experienced and dedicated.

The Legal 500 UK 2021

Signature Litigation is described as a “quality team at every level“.

The Legal 500 UK 2021

Extremely bright and dedicated team. A willingness to go the extra mile and find a solution to whatever problem comes along however simple or complex.

The Legal 500 UK 2021

Signature Litigation has “‘the agility to deal with matters of all kinds’ and has particular experience in multiparty and multijurisdictional disputes.”

The Legal 500 UK 2021

The amount of deep thought that goes into each piece of work is quite extraordinary.

The Legal 500 UK 2021

I am confident that they would always deliver a peerless service to the client, whoever that may be.

The Legal 500 UK 2021

“They are quite commercial in their approach and don’t escalate matters; rather they find the most efficient way to deal with things”

Chambers UK 2020

“A highly respected litigation boutique with expertise in a wide range of contentious corporate matters”

Chambers UK 2020

“They can really go toe to toe with magic circle firms”

Chambers UK 2020

“An excellent boutique litigation firm”

Chambers UK 2020

“They have really had our backs in a very innovative way”

Chambers UK 2020

“They are absolutely brilliant – very good at the big picture, very effective communicators and very easy to get on with.”

Chambers UK 2020

“Signature has provided us with steady-handed advice and I can honestly recommend their tightly-knit team to anyone in need of sound legal advice”

Chambers UK 2020

“Noted expertise in handling cases related to alleged benchmark manipulation and mis-selling, as well as significant shareholder disputes”

Chambers UK 2020

“Well known for its representation of high net worth individuals”

Chambers UK 2020

“Prominent dispute resolution boutique with a strong record acting on behalf of claimants against major banks and financial institutions in complex litigation matters”

Chambers UK 2020

“The amount of deep thought that goes into each piece of work is extraordinary”

Chambers UK 2020

“Brilliant client care coupled with sound legal judgement”

Chambers UK 2020

Signature “has developed a deep bench of talent, which means even with the high demand for their services they consistently maintain a high quality”

Chambers UK 2020

“Highly responsive, intelligent and commercially astute lawyers”

Chambers UK 2020

“They demonstrate the ability to formulate, plan and implement a sophisticated global strategy”

Chambers UK 2020

“They are impressive in the way they deal with very complex cases”

Chambers UK 2020

The Firm’s “tactical and strategic vision is unparalleled, and the practice has a great range of partners and associates”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

“A strong focus on large, complex cases that are often cross-border”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

“A highly experienced team of partners who have in-depth knowledge of commercial dispute resolution”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

“Outstandingly successful”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

“Dedicated litigation experts with experience in handling every element of large-scale and highly complex commercial disputes, frequently involving multiple parties and jurisdictions.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Prominent dispute resolution boutique with a strong record acting on behalf of claimants against major banks and financial institutions in complex litigation matters.”

Chambers UK 2019

“A highly specialised dispute resolution firm, with a strong focus on large, complex and often cross-border cases.”

The Legal 500 UK 2019

Dispute resolution boutique Signature Litigation LLP handles large, high-profile professional negligence claims, often with a cross-border element, for claimants and defendants.

The Legal 500 UK 2019

“The practice advises on all aspects of large-scale banking litigation.”

The Legal 500 UK 2019

“The hallmarks of the team are that they are responsive, commercial, conflict-free, flexible … a client gets Magic Circle quality.”

Chambers UK 2019

“They have a lot of experience in multi-jurisdictional, high-value litigation. They are a boutique firm that is growing in size considerably but which can still provide a personal, flexible service.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Adept at handling multiparty and cross-border disputes, particularly those related to banking.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Their advice is sound and their strategic approach is excellent. I would recommend them without hesitation.”

Chambers UK 2019

“The firm is extremely focused on high-quality litigation”.

Chambers UK 2019

“Noted expertise in handling cases related to alleged benchmark manipulation and mis-selling, as well as significant shareholder disputes”.

Chambers UK 2019

“A first-class firm with a positive, collaborative culture of integrity”.

The Legal 500 UK 2019

Dedicated litigation experts with experience in handling every element of large scale and highly complex commercial disputes, frequently involving multiple parties and jurisdictions.

Chambers UK 2019

Biography

Alice specialises in commercial litigation, product liability, manufacturer/supplier chain and insurance disputes.

Alice is a litigator with significant experience in national and cross border disputes related to product liability for both manufacturers and insurers. In this scope, she has further developed specific expertise in managing expert proceedings in multi-party litigation.

She advises clients from a large range of industry sectors such as the nuclear, energy, pharmaceutical/life sciences, construction, food and cosmetic sectors. As such, she regularly appears in Court to defend claims against consumers, NGOs, competitors, business partners and market surveillance authorities.

She also advises clients on regulatory matters and assists companies launching new products.

Prior to joining Signature Litigation, Alice studied at the Sorbonne, at Dauphine University in Paris and at Leiden University in The Netherlands. She also trained at various law firms and at the Paris Court of Appeal, gaining practical insights on litigation.

She is a member of AMRAE (Management des Risques et des Assurances de l’Entreprise).

Experience

Product Liability

  • Representing a manufacturer of distribution systems in its dispute with one of its clients operating in the pharmaceutical sector alleging a defect in the distribution systems provided.
  • Representing a vaccine manufacturer in the scope of claims filed by patients and/or people who refuse to be vaccinated by said product.
  • Representing a leading US mobile phone manufacturer in the scope of allegations of planned obsolescence.
  • Assisting food raw ingredient manufacturer in the scope of the investigations carried out by the French market surveillance authorities.
  • Assisting a supplier of metal tubes for the nuclear sector in its dispute with its metal supplier and with its own customers all over the world following the disclosure, by its supplier, of irregularities in the said metal.
  • Assisting a company specialising in the treatment of nuclear waste in the scope of criminal proceedings brought against it as a result of a breach of the applicable regulations.

Insurance

  • Acting for a Canadian manufacturer of hydraulic turbines and its insurer in its dispute with its sub-contractors following the discovery of defects in the said turbine parts of a hydroelectric power plant in Canada.
  • Representing a company specialising in thermal and air conditioning equipment and its insurer against which liability is sought as a result of a fire in a residential building.
  • Advising a refrigeration units manufacturer and its insurer following a loss affecting a municipal ice rink.
  • Advising a French insurer on its scope of coverage due to its insured following a loss affecting solar panels installed in Israel

Commercial Litigation

  • Assisting Japanese air conditioning manufacturer in the scope of the termination of the agreement with one of its distributors.
  • Representing a leading American cosmetics manufacturer in a dispute against its French distributor with respect to the termination of established business relations.
  • Representing an aeronautical company in the dispute with its contractual partner as a result of a breach of its obligation to transfer the company.

Publications

Régime des produits défectueux et santé : gardons les yeux ouvertsL’Usine Digitale – 15 January 2024

Régime des produits défectueux et santé : gardons les yeux ouvertsLe Monde du Droit – 8 January 2024

France ChapterICLG’s Drug & Medical Device Litigation 2023 – 14 April 2023

Action de groupe et vice caché : l’éclairage salutaire du tribunal judiciaire de Versailles – Editions Francis Lefebvre – 1 November 2021

An Update on the Nuclear Liability RegimeRevue Lamy Droit Civil – 1 October 2021

Loyers commerciaux et Covid-19 : quand la bonne foi l’emporte sur la force majeureLa Tribune de l’assurance – 11 May 2021

Covid-19 : une opportunité pour refonder l’assurance cyberLa Tribune de l’Assurance – 7 July 2020

L’assurance cyber devra tirer des leçons du Covid-19L’AGEFI Hebdo – 11 June 2020

L’assurance annulation à l’épreuve du Covid-19– La Tribune de l’assurance – 9 June 2020

Product liability: will there be an “americanisation” of EU litigation in 2020?Lawyer Monthly – 25 February 2020

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