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Financial professionals

Financial professionals turn to us when they need help defending claims, resolving disputes, and managing regulatory issues.

Our experience in this field is vast. We've defended claims against financial advisers and networks, discretionary investment and fund managers, pension trustees, administrators and actuaries, offshore trustees and corporate service providers.

We provide a full service offering to financial and pensions professionals and have lawyers specialising in key areas of the field. These include civil claims, Financial Ombudsman Service (FOC) complaints, s166 skilled persons reports, past business reviews and Pensions Ombudsman complaints.

 

 

Examples of work

Bringing judicial review proceedings against the FOS in R v Financial Ombudsman Service Limited

Acting for pension trustees in relation to a multi-million-pound claim arising out of alleged failure to equalise retirement ages and accrual errors

Advising on financial adviser networks' liability for appointed representatives' acts, including where those acts amount to fraud

Acting for various financial services firms and their insurers in dealing with investment claims and complaints, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) s166 reports and past business reviews

Advising offshore trustees and corporate service-providers in respect of a multi-million-pound dispute being litigated in Guernsey

The Team