Mike's primary area of expertise is in banking and Financial services disputes arising from lending, hedging and regulated sales, with a particular focus on derivatives litigation (including acting for the successful party in Lehman v National Power Corporation, which was the first reported decision on the construction of the Close-out provisions in the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement).
Michael Hawthorne grasps the complexities of a case extremely quickly.
Senior Pensions Consultant
Christopher is an IP litigation specialist who graduated in Chemistry and has also spent time as a research chemist. His principal area of expertise is pharmaceutical patent litigation acting both for innovator and generic/biosimilar clients. Christopher also has significant experience of leading multi-jurisdictional teams and managing and coordinating patent litigation.
Becca specialises in decentralised energy solutions and new and emerging energy markets (including energy storage, heat and cooling, e-mobility and smart cities). Coupled with her ability to look across the commercial and legal aspects of a project, Becca is able to employ her energy regulatory focus to structure and deliver solutions for clients in new areas that have not yet been fully developed from a regulatory perspective.
Elizabeth is a Financial services regulatory partner with extensive expertise advising asset managers, fund managers, depositaries and insurance companies on the constantly shifting landscape in the UK and EU.