Members have extensive experience in all aspects of banking and financial services disputes, advising clients and acting in litigation and arbitrations both domestically and in multiple overseas jurisdictions.

Our banking and finance practice group has substantial experience acting for or against a range of financial institutions. Our specialist practitioners’ experience includes financial services disputes, product mis-selling claims such as LIBOR or FOREX, rate manipulation claims (LIBOR and FOREX) derivatives and financial product litigation and related professional negligence claims.

Members also have significant experience acting for and advising clients on all aspects of cryptocurrency, cyber fraud and blockchain disputes. This includes litigation and international arbitration, freezing injunctions, blockchain tracing, tracing the proceedings of fraud, regulatory compliance and enforcement, sanctions and securities transactions.

Our members’ banking and financial services practices are complemented by their international experience in multiple jurisdictions and expertise in the related areas of civil fraud, derivatives and financial products litigation and insolvency.

Two of our members are ranked by the Legal 500 UK Bar 2024 for London in this field: James Gale is ranked as a Leading Junior for Crypto & Blockchain Assets and Georgia Purnell is ranked as a Rising Star in Banking and Finance.

Banking & Financial Services barristers

Peter Knox KC

Call: 1983Silk: 2006

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Jeffrey Golden KC (Hon)*

Call: 1978Silk: 2022

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Thomas Roe KC

Call: 1995Silk: 2014

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Tom Poole KC

Call: 2001Silk: 2021

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Daniel Feetham KC

Call: 1994Silk: 2016 (Gibraltar)

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Richard Samuel

Call: 1996

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Christopher Loxton

Call: 2009

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Charles Sorensen

Call: 2011 (England & Wales) 2015 (Jersey)

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Charlotte Pope-Williams

Charlotte Pope-Williams

Call: 2011

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Andrew Barns-Graham

Call: 2011

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Jas Jandu

Call: 2014 (Barrister) | 2004 (Solicitor)

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James Gale

Call: 2016

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Georgia Purnell

Call: 2018

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Katharine Bailey

Call: 2019

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Anna Lancy

Call: 2021

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Rory Turnbull

Call: 2021

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Nicholas Leah

Call: 2022

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Get in touch

Darren Whitbread

Senior Practice Manager

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  +44 (0)20 7415 7807
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Bradly Patterson

Practice Manager

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  +44 (0)20 7415 7911
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