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“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

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“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

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

The Legal 500 UK 2019

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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

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

The Legal 500 UK 2019

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

Chambers UK 2019

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“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

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

Chambers UK 2019

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

Chambers UK 2019

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

Chambers UK 2019

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

Chambers UK 2019

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

The Legal 500 UK 2019

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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

Johnny is Signature’s Professional Support Lawyer. He has gained significant experience in handling a broad spectrum of domestic and international disputes and now advises internally on all aspects of commercial litigation.

Historically, Johnny has worked on some of Signature’s highest profile cases including those featured in The Lawyer’s “Top 20 Cases of the Year”. His knowledge encompasses complex contractual and tortious disputes, CIS disputes, professional negligence litigation and contentious insolvency matters. His experience includes disputes at all levels, from County Court to Supreme Court proceedings, as well as international arbitration.

Johnny regularly publishes articles on the financial and regulatory disputes market and he has been featured in publications such as the FT Adviser, Dow Jones Financial News and Compliance Monitor. Johnny is also member of London Solicitors Litigation Association.

Prior to joining Signature Litigation, Johnny trained at the international law firm Nabarro LLP (now CMS Cameron Mckenna Nabarro Olswang LLP), qualifying as an Associate in the Commercial Litigation team in September 2013.

Experience

Commercial Litigation

  • Acting for two BVI companies in proceedings against a Georgian businessman and former politician for the misappropriation of the companies’ assets valued at approximately US$100m.
  • Acting for the claimants in a professional negligence claim brought against a major international law firm in respect of restructuring advice given in relation to a €20m distressed loan.
  • Advising the liquidators of a company in parallel proceedings against the company’s former directors brought under the Civil Procedure Rules and the Insolvency Act.
  • Acting for a large medical defence organisation defending professional negligence claims brought against doctors.
  • Acting for a UK property development company in a multi-million pound loss of chance dispute.

Regulatory Investigations

  • Advising members of a medical defence organisation in the regulatory proceedings brought by the General Medical Council and Medical Practitioners tribunal service.

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