“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

Jessica is a commercial litigator with experience in high value international arbitrations, cross-border professional negligence claims and financial and banking disputes.

Jessica trained at Nabarro LLP and moved to Signature Litigation following qualification in September 2015. She is a fluent French speaker and, prior to starting her training, spent 10 months working in the corporate team of the Paris-based law firm August & Debouzy.

Jessica is a member of the London Solicitors Litigation Association and JUSTICE. She also takes an active interest in providing pro bono legal advice.

Experience

  • Defending partners in a UK private equity firm, along with associated global entities, in a Commercial Court claim alleging diversion of the business opportunity to conduct an asset recovery process on behalf of the Family and Estate of the late Badri Patarkatsishvili.
  • Acting for UK private equity firm in an LCIA arbitration against Ukrainian and Russian individuals for breaching obligation to sell majority shares in Georgian bank worth in excess of £30 million.
  • Representing a UK currency management investment firm in its application for pre-action disclosure against a major retail and investment bank. The application was made in light of suspected front-running on historic FX trades.
  • Advising Canadian pension fund in an LCIA claim against a major Australian investment bank for breach of confidentiality provisions in the shareholders’ agreement governing the parties’ holdings in a major European airport.
  • Representing a private investment fund in a professional negligence claim in the Commercial Court against a French law firm worth in excess of £37 million.
  • Acting for the leader of a foreign political party in a claim against a major retail bank following the attempted closure of his bank account. The claim drew upon the implications of national and EU financial and banking regulations, as well as EU discrimination law.

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