Sam is a legal director in the Financial Services Disputes and Investigations team. He acts for banks, lenders, payment service providers, marketplace lenders and insurers in a wide range of disputes in the financial services sector.
He is particularly known for his expertise representing financial institutions in professional negligence claims arising out of commercial and residential property transactions. He has experience acting in high value, multi-party claims, and managing portfolios of lower value claims, against a range of professionals. Sam also acts for clients defending allegations of professional negligence.
Sam has recently returned from a seven month secondment at a global services and payments company where he led the UK litigation team. He has experience dealing with a range of consumer, business and merchant disputes in the payments space, and providing strategic advice and training.
Sam is focused on achieving good commercial outcomes for his clients and takes a pragmatic approach to resolving disputes. He is a firm believer in alternative dispute resolution and is experienced in mediation.
Sam joined TLT as a trainee in 2007, qualified into the Financial Services Disputes and Investigations team in 2009 and became a legal director 2019.