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Steve Walpole

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Legal director

+44 (0)333 006 00490

Very hardworking, personable and pleasant, and always on top of the law. He explores solutions creatively, and always keeps his focus on the practical needs and aims of the client.
Legal 500

About Steve

Steve advises large corporates, financial institutions, asset managers and insolvency practitioners on a myriad of contentious issues. He has a particular interest in disputes arising from banking relationships and allegedly defective products.

Steve also has specific experience of: issues arising from secured and unsecured bank recoveries; managing large scale remediation projects for clients; the rectification of imperfect security; disputed fixed charge receiverships; mis-selling claims in relation to interest rate hedging products and personal investment products; unfair relationship claims; and professional negligence claims against Independent Financial Advisors, Solicitors and Valuers.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

Recent highlights

  • Advising on claims intimated against financial institutions pursuant to frauds allegedly perpetrated by third parties (application frauds, payment diversion frauds, bank account frauds and romance frauds)
  • Advising mortgage lenders on challenges to their product terms and conditions.
  • Advising on business as usual complaints against financial institutions (pre and post referral to the Financial Ombudsman Service).
  • Representing financial institution clients in retention of title claims, including cases with multi-jurisdictional issues.
  • Advising manufacturers of large industrial equipment on satisfactory quality disputes.