Signature Litigation has been ranked in Legal 500 UK 2016 for ‘Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail’, ‘Commercial Litigation’, ‘Fraud: Civil’, ‘Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation’, ‘International Arbitration’ and ‘Professional Negligence’.
Founding partner Graham Huntley has also been ranked as a ‘Leading Individual’ for ‘Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail’. Please see below a list of the full rankings and comments for the firm from Legal 500:
LONDON: DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail (Tier 3)
Signature Litigation LLP recruited Julian Connerty and Adam Rooney from Clyde & Co LLP and Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP, respectively. The team acted for a lead group of RBS Shareholders against RBS in relation to its 2008 rights issue. Well-regarded individuals include Graham Huntley, who ‘brings huge experience’, Abdulali Jiwaji, who is ‘a thoughtful practitioner’, and Daniel Spendlove, who ‘brings real energy to cases’. Natalia Chumak is also well regarded.
Graham Huntley is ranked as a tier one Leading Individual in this category.
Commercial Litigation (Tier 4)
Signature Litigation LLP recruited Julian Connerty and Adam Rooney from Clyde & Co LLP and Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP, respectively. The team represented a lead group of RBS shareholders in claims against RBS over its rights issue. Graham Huntley is ‘one of the most experienced litigators in London’, and is recommended alongside the ‘responsive and measured’ Abdulali Jiwaji; and Daniel Spendlove, who is ‘a strategic thinker’. Hermès Marangos and Natalia Chumak are also key advisers.
LONDON: CRIME, FRAUD AND LICENSING
Fraud: Civil (Tier 4)
Signature Litigation LLP includes founding partner Graham Huntley; a litigator ‘you would not want to have on the other side’. The team is currently acting for claimants Blue Tropic and Coppella Ventures in damages claims totalling $40m.
Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation (Tier 6)
Signature Litigation LLP’s areas of focus include large-scale infrastructure projects, losses related to natural disaster, D&O claims and product liability. Hermes Marangos has handled claims in the financial services, construction and energy sectors, and Natalia Chumak has notable arbitration experience.
Professional Negligence (Tier 7)
International Arbitration (Tier 5)
Signature Litigation LLP’s ‘excellent team’ is frequently called on by Russia and CIS clients to act in multi-party, multi-jurisdictional disputes. Natalia Chumak ‘has an excellent grasp of how points might play before tribunals’.