Signature Litigation and its members across all offices have been ranked in the Chambers Global 2023 Guide across several practice areas.
UK – Commercial and Corporate Litigation – Band 3
“Signature Litigation is a highly respected litigation boutique with expertise in a wide range of contentious corporate matters. The team is particularly well versed in shareholder disputes, including large group actions, and also advises on cases concerning breaches of contract and fiduciary duties. The firm has strong international capability and is adept at multi-jurisdictional cases.”
“They are all assiduous in managing my expectations and are always polite, patient and proactive. Their analysis and attention to detail have been exemplary.”
“The litigators at Signature are extremely professional, good at working in a team with counsel and superb at client-handling.”
“The team is very good and the work has always been expertly done.”
“The partners I work with at Signature have very good commercial acumen and can assess issues on the horizon and prepare for outcomes.”
Notable practitioners: Graham Huntley and Daniel Spendlove
France – Litigation – Band 5
“Signature Litigation is an experienced practice handling a variety of litigation mandates, including product liability, insurance claims and IP-related disputes. The law firm offers further assistance with environmental claims and competition cases. The team is also well versed in handling class action cases.”
Notable practitioners: Thomas Rouhette
UK – International Arbitration: Commercial Arbitration – Band 5
“Signature Litigation is an impressive boutique renowned for its astute representation of clients in the energy, financial service and telecommunications sectors. The firm is routinely called upon to handle proceedings under LCIA rules. It has further experience of advising on enforcement actions. The team is well versed in multiparty and cross-border disputes, with recent work involving matters stemming from Europe and the Middle East.”
“The team adopts a very learned and diligent approach to cases. They’re extremely dedicated, highly professional and show an exceptional depth of knowledge.”
“The firm’s advice is commercial and cuts through the legal complexities, providing practical guidance on how to proceed.”
Notable practitioner: Ioannis Alexopoulos
Individual rankings are as follows:
Thomas Rouhette – France: Litigation – Band 2
Thomas Rouhette is widely praised for his expertise in product liability cases. He also assists with fraud matters and financial disputes.
“Thomas Rouhette is an excellent litigator with great commercial awareness.”
Elliott Phillips – Gibraltar: General Business Law – Dispute Resolution – Band 1
Elliott Phillips of Signature Litigation LLP rises in the ranking due to impressive work activity and client support. He operates a broad practice, representing clients in litigation ranging from competition law and construction disputes to defamation and breach of trust. He is also involved in investor-state arbitration and breach of contract disputes.
“Elliot has given me a lot of comfort and confidence in my case, always presenting the reasonable and realistic arguments and merits in a clear and responsible manner.”
“He is an extremely committed lawyer with a great ability to understand multiple views and generate consensus. Elliott knows how to balance fine details against the broader picture to arrive at the solution.”
“Elliott’s client service is second to none. His level of sophistication and understanding of the key issues makes him a formidable opponent and one that we are glad to have on our side.”
“He is very very commercial, articulate and savvy. He has got very good judgement, knows the local tribunals and has a good sense of when things will work.”
“He’s a great thinker, always got an eye on how to achieve the best outcome legally and practically. I would highlight his litigation tactical nose and his discretion as the highlights.”
Graham Huntley – UK: Commercial and Corporate Litigation – Band 2
Graham Huntley practises across a broad spectrum of commercial and corporate litigation. He is particularly well known for his work on substantial shareholder disputes but also handles contentious contractual and transactional matters.
“He is very thorough, exercises good judgement and inspires confidence in his clients.”
“Graham is very experienced and very strategic.”
Daniel Spendlove – UK: Commercial and Corporate Litigation – Band 5
Daniel Spendlove is adept at representing clients in complex commercial and corporate disputes, including issues such as breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties and misrepresentation.
“Daniel Spendlove is an exceptionally skilled lawyer with an eye for detail and a strategic focus.”
“He is a really excellent commercial litigator.”
“Daniel has a brilliant legal brain coupled with common sense and pragmatism that gets the job done.”
Ioannis Alexopoulos – UK: International Arbitration – Band 6
Ioannis Alexopoulos brings long-standing experience in high-value commercial disputes seated across various jurisdictions. He is also adept at handling BIT claims.
“Ioannis is the definition of a smooth operator – he keeps everyone motivated and knows what tactics to employ.”
“He’s very bright and strategic.”
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