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Signature Litigation ranked in Chambers Europe 2022

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Signature Litigation and its members have been ranked in the Chambers Europe 2022 Guide.

Signature has been ranked as a leading firm in the following categories:

UK: Litigation

Chambers describes Signature as: “Dedicated litigation experts with experience in handling every element of large-scale and highly complex commercial disputes, frequently involving multiple parties and jurisdictions. Noted for its representation of claimants in the banking sector as well as its ability to pursue or defend major fraud claims. Clients include high net worth individuals, financial institutions and worldwide commercial organisations from across a diverse array of industry sectors.”

A source notes: “If you need a creative legal team for very difficult pieces of commercial or fraud litigation, Signature should be on your list.

Graham Huntley is noted as a key contact.

France: Insurance

Chambers notes that we handle “a range of insurance mandates, including environmental and industrial risk claims” and that the “team is well equipped to assist with cross-border matters“. We are also known for representing “both insurance companies and insured on insurance coverage issues and COVID-19 related claims.

Clients highlight Signature’s “knowledge and ability to handle complex and difficult matters,” and add that we “are very prompt in their responses and always friendly to speak with.

Example work highlight as published by Chambers: Represented Allianz in EUR500 million proceedings against EDF following an incident at a nuclear power plant in France.

Emmanuèle Lutfalla is noted as “the key point of contact“.

France: Litigation

Signature is described as “an experienced practice handling a variety of litigation mandates, including product liability, insurance claims and IP-related disputes.”  Chambers als notes: “[Signature] offers further assistance with environmental claims and competition cases. The team is also well versed in handling class action claims.

Impressed clients laud Signature for being “responsive, very friendly and very efficient.

Example work highlight as published by Chambers: Represented Fondation Saint-Louis in defence proceedings against the Comte de Paris over real estate assets.

Thomas Rouhette is recognised as a ‘Notable Practitioner’ for this category.

The following members are recognised in the Guide as ranked experts:

Elliott Phillips

Gibraltar: General Business Law: Dispute Resolution

Highlight cases for Elliott Phillips include his advice to Gibraltar telecoms service providers on appeals against decisions taken by the Gibraltar communications regulator. He also advises on significant insolvency and trusts disputes. “He gets straight to the point,” states one source, explaining: “There is no background noise; he quickly gets to the core issues of what the dispute is about.” “He is extremely well connected and charismatic,” notes another interviewee. Elliott Phillips is a key partner in Signature Litigation LLP’s Gibraltar office.

Thomas Rouhette

France: Litigation

Thomas Rouhette is widely praised for his expertise in product liability cases. He also assists with fraud matters and financial disputes. One impressed client says: “He is spectacularly intelligent, takes the time to understand the strategic needs of our business and beyond that he is a very pleasant individual, the full package.”

France: Transportation: Aviation

Thomas Rouhette “not only understands the legal issues but has an appreciation for the business issues,” according to one pleased client. He has expertise representing manufacturers in product liability disputes. Another referee states that “you are in good hands with him, he will look after your interests in a top-notch manner.”

 

Signature’s profile on Chambers can be accessed here.

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