Usually in the Commercial Court, Chancery Division or Court of Appeal, Jack acts for international bank clients in high value commercial litigation, often involving multiple foreign jurisdictions.

He has particular experience of claims arising out of syndicated lending facilities, often involving Indian-based promoters. Jack has excellent experience of domestic and international asset investigation and protection measures, including freezing injunctions and third party disclosure orders. He works closely with the firm’s contentious insolvency practice and has good experience of contested bankruptcy proceedings.

Jack is a key Associate in the firm’s SIPP/SSAS pensions practice, dealing with disputes and litigation on behalf of SIPP providers, including in the tax tribunals.

Jack also specialises in strategic advisory work around complex complaints and remediation, with a particular focus on SME banking complaints (often involving the Business Banking Resolution Service), drawing upon his experience of secondments to three of the firm’s key banking clients.

Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Experience

  • Acting for a consortium of Indian financial institutions in a GBP >1bn recovery and enforcement action relating to a guarantee liability of a high profile Indian businessman, together with associated bankruptcy proceedings. 

  • Acting for an Indian banking client in two related recovery actions totalling approximately EUR 20m relating to funds lent for the purpose of refurbishing and running a cruise ship. Defending associated challenges to jurisdiction.

  • Working with Hong Kong lawyers to secure a freezing injunction and garnishee orders over accounts in Hong Kong following payments arising out of CEO-imposter fraud for approximately USD 2m. 

  • Working on a very high profile business banking complaints and remediation scheme for a major UK banking client’s restructuring arm.

  • Acting for a major UK banking client in defending a GBP 3.5m mis-selling claim concerning a suite of facilities backed by the Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme, together with an associated counterclaim for repayment of sums due.

  • Investigating a potential £1m professional negligence claim for an asset-based lender in respect of a high value historic racing car

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