Allen & Overy boasts deep experience of advising alternative lenders and investment fund managers on a broad range of litigation.
Our litigators around the world take a practical and commercial approach to resolving disputes as efficiently and effectively as possible, working for funds on disputes involving acquisitions and sales, commercial contracts, mis-selling and insolvency.
Examples of our fund litigation work include advising:
- Over 30 international investors (including many private equity funds) in ten different claims under the Energy Charter Treaty against the Kingdom of Spain, relating to investments in renewable energy plants in Spain.
- A major international hedge fund in relation to the theft of highly valuable information and trading strategies by a former UK employee. The case involves civil and criminal proceedings and injunctions in a number of jurisdictions including England, Hong Kong and the U.S.
- A global private equity fund in relation to a EUR350m claim against it concerning the amount of additional consideration payable following the acquisition and subsequent disposal of a major brewing business.
News and insights
Publications: 05 December 2023
In episode 8 of Deconstructing Crypto, Todd Fishman and Gene Ingoglia break down the trial of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in which a federal jury found him guilty of seven counts of fraud.
News: 30 November 2023
Allen & Overy today announced that renowned life sciences specialist Dr Anna Wolters-Höhne has joined the firm’s intellectual property litigation practice with effect from 1 December 2023. Anna joins…
Blog Post: 27 November 2023
The latest post in our blog series looking at the UK Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority proposals to improve diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the financial services…
Publications: 07 November 2023
In spring 2023, the UK Government’s Department of Culture, Media and Sport published a white paper on reforming English football club governance. Since then, the Government has consulted with leagues,…