“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

Currently based in Gibraltar, Ligia’s practice is diverse, ranging from large scale high value commercial litigation and trust litigation to employment matters both contentious and non-contentious, jurisdictional disputes, art disputes and appeals to the judicial committee of the privy council.

Ligia has particular expertise in matters relating to the protection of confidential information and other business interest both on behalf of employers and individuals and with disputes involving financial services and banking, professional negligence, shareholders and directors’ disputes, breach of contract and partnership disputes. As a result, she has developed a wealth of experience extending across various practice areas.

Ligia is a dual qualified Solicitor, having first qualified as an Advocate in Romania in 2004. She then qualified as a Solicitor in England in 2010 whilst working with the commercial litigation team of a highly respected Legal 500 law firm. Prior to moving to Signature Litigation, Ligia was working with the litigation team of a leading national law firm in the city of London. Ligia is now able to practice in the UK and Gibraltar.

Ligia has been nominated as finalist Assistant/Associate Solicitor of the year on a number of occasions at the British Legal Awards and the Law Society Excellence Awards.

Experience

  • Acting for two trust and corporate management services companies in claim by the beneficiary of the trust regarding the termination of the trust.
  • Acting for the shareholders of a Maltese company in a claim against a bank involving allegations of knowing receipt and dishonest assistance.
  • Acting in a number of appeals to the judicial committee of the privy council.
  • Acting for a national retail bank in the context of a Financial Conduct Authority investigation into the sale of interest rate hedging products.
  • Obtaining various springboard injunctive relief against former employees for breach of undertakings and confidential information.

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