Our finance litigation expertise is recognised across all areas in particular asset (including marine and aviation), consumer and motor finance, as well as general banking and secured lending, covering the recovery of unsecured and secured debt, guarantee claims, satisfactory quality and conversion claims, defended mortgage repossession work, LPA receivership, title defects, subrogation, mortgage fraud, land registry adjudication, professional negligence claims, compensation fund applications, operational loss work (including litigation regarding terms and conditions, breach of mandate, conversion, fraud, and payment by mistake claims) and disputes about financial products.
Our national team of litigation experts work collaboratively with you and other members of our firm to provide clear direction in a cost-effective way. We work hard to understand your needs as well as your commercial aims.
Our approach is decisive, energetic and innovative. Responding to your need for a speedy resolution. As a result we are recognised for service excellence in our work for banks and finance houses as well as captive and specialist funders.
This article discusses third party litigation funding and a recent Supreme Court decision that considers the jurisdiction of the courts to make cost orders against a non-party to litigation.
Legal business DWF has appointed finance litigation partner Ben Johnson to its Manchester office, where he will work with the business's national finance litigation team to bolster its existing capabilities.
DWF has appointed regulatory partner Robbie Constance as the business continues to boost its City team.
Anyone who has to deal with the County Court Bailiff system recognises its serious shortcomings, it is underfunded and it could also be said that it is under resourced. July saw a report published by Lord Justice Briggs around the Civil Courts Justice Review. Albeit no firm recommendations were reached when it came to enforcement.
On 2 August 2016, the FCA published a Feedback Statement on rules and guidance in relation to PPI and Plevin complaints.