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Signature Litigation is delighted to have been recognised as a leading firm by both Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

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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.’

Legal 500 2014 ranks Signature Litigation for ‘Commercial Litigation,’ ‘Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail,’ ‘Fraud: Civil’ and ‘International Arbitration’. The directory describes the firm as ‘equal to the best’.

A full list of the rankings and comments can be found below:

Chambers UK

Chambers UK ranks Signature Litigation in the ‘Spotlight Table’ for Banking Litigation: Conflict Free. It describes the firm as a ‘conflict-free litigation boutique adept in handling complex multi-jurisdictional litigation of a high-profile nature. Well reputed for its ability to take on major banks and global financial institutions.’

Graham Huntley is ranked as a leading individual in several categories, as follows:

Banking Litigation (Band 1)

Graham Huntley is the firm co-founder. He enjoys an enviable reputation amongst peers, who cite his history litigating in significant disputes as well as his technical skill. Sources say he is “extremely tenacious and keeps the client’s interests in mind.”

Litigation (Band 1)

Graham Huntley of Signature Litigation enjoys a reputation as one of the market’s premier commercial litigation practitioners, advising key funds, banks and life assurers in high-profile matters. Sources consider him to be “an intense and effective solicitor with an incredibly client-focused approach.”

Fraud: Civil (Band 3)

Graham Huntley of Signature Litigation is highly regarded for his experience in fraud disputes and investigations. Sources admire his “real eye for detail.”

Natalia Chumak is also ranked as an ‘Up-and-Coming’ lawyer for International Arbitration. Natalia has a “good handle on treaty arbitrations” and ten years’ experience in the field, representing clients in the energy sector in contract and shareholder disputes. She is also often instructed by Russian and CIS companies.

The firm’s full profile in Chambers and Partners can be found here.

 

Legal 500

Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail (Tier Three)

Signature Litigation LLP’s Graham Huntley ‘doesn’t waste time on legal points that don’t achieve commercial objectives’, and Helen Brannigan ‘combines commercial nous, sound judgement and superb client handling skills’. The team acted for Renaissance Capital in two claims, seeking payment of fees worth over £100m in relation to M&A and equity and debt transactions. Natalia Chumak joined from Fieldfisher.

Graham Huntley is ranked as a tier one Leading Individual in this category.

Commercial Litigation (Tier Four)

Signature Litigation LLP is ‘equal to the very best’. The team acted for Renaissance Capital in multi-jurisdictional claims against African Mineral, seeking payment of £100m-plus fees in relation to M&A transactions and equity and debt transactions. Graham Huntley is ‘that rare breed of senior litigator who rolls up his sleeves and doesn’t simply delegate to associates‘, and Helen Brannigan is highly rated. Natalia Chumak joined from Fieldfisher. Chumak has a strong focus on Russian and CIS clients, and is a ‘steely litigator with excellent litigation instincts‘.

Graham Huntley is ranked as a tier one Leading Individual in this category.

Fraud: Civil (Tier Five)

Litigation boutique Signature Litigation LLP is led by the ‘hugely experienced and imaginative‘ Graham Huntley. The growing team is handling a range of significant fund management and Eastern Europe related claims.

International Arbitration (Tier Seven)

The firm’s full profile in Legal 500 can be found here.

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