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Signature Litigation ranked in Chambers Global 2024 Guide

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Signature Litigation’s offices and a number of its members have again been ranked in the Chambers Global 2024 Guide.

The Firm has retained its rankings across a number of practices in all of its offices, with Hermès Marangos being ranked for the first time in the Global Guide for Insurance in Latin America, and strengthened rankings in Litigation (France).

The Firm is ranked as follows:

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.”

Strengths

“Signature has a really good, strategic approach to cases and thinks the issues through.”

“The team is organised, efficient, very responsive and proactive.”

“They have prominent roles in large-scale commercial cases, as well as cases which adopt an innovative approach to dispute resolution.”

Notable practitioners: Graham Huntley and Daniel Spendlove

France – Litigation: Elite – Band 4

“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.”

Strengths 

“They are impressive litigation experts.”

“The firm has provided us with excellent service for years.”

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.”

Strengths

“The firm has a remarkably pragmatic and synthesised approach to complex, cross-border matters.”

“The team are very well led. They have excellent support at associate level and are able to master specifics of the industry in question.”

“The firm has demonstrated strong commercial and strategic acumen.”

Notable practitioner: Ioannis Alexopoulos

Individual rankings are as follows:

Hermès Marangos – Latin America: Insurance: International Counsel – Band 3

Hermes Marangos of Signature Litigation demonstrates considerable expertise handling complex insurance disputes spanning Latin American markets such as Chile and Mexico.

“I highlight Hermes Marangos’ English and Spanish skills, his knowledge of the market, and his network of contacts, which are all of great support. He is always willing to assist.”

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 has built an impressive practice in Paris, and his firm is continually developing its team and gaining strong matters.”

Philip Dunham – France: International Arbitration – Band 5

Philip Dunham of Signature Litigation LLP regularly represents clients in commercial cases before a wide range of tribunals, including ICSID and the ICC.

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.

“Elliott Phillips is a very sophisticated litigator who combines a charming manner with a steely resolve.”

“He shows enormously good judgement in complex and difficult legal issues, and will often present a sensible and commercial solution. He is a very nice person to work with and he is unflappable in his approach.”

“He is pretty measured in how he deals with problems and issues. He is very calm and thinks very sensibly about the strategy.”

“Elliott is extremely nuanced and sensitive. He is realistic in his approach and is an excellent tactician. He seems to have all of the details at his fingertips and picks things up quickly.”

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.

“Graham fights really hard for his clients – he’ll never say die.”

“He’s a savvy operator.”

“Graham is very good at seeing the big picture in litigation.”

Daniel Spendlove – UK: Commercial and Corporate Litigation – Band 5

Daniel Spendlove is adept at representing clients in complex commercial and corporate disputes. This includes issues such as breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties and misrepresentation.

“Dan knows how to set the right course for the case and he does it with real aplomb.”

“Dan is exceptional.”

“He is a positive presence in every case and is good at client management.”

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 a brilliant lawyer with a lot of experience.”

“Ioannis is highly experienced and an excellent strategist.”

“He is always available for urgent matters. He is quick and efficient.”

“Ioannis has sharp analytical skills. He is a great strategist, flexible and business-oriented.”

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