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.
Head of Global Fund Registrations and Company Secretary
LIBOR transition: government proposes legislation to deal with 'tough legacy' contracts
Covid-19: Indian precedent case for cross-border insolvencies is now gaining importance
Mark specialises in patent litigation and other contentious IP disputes, which usually involve a cross-border angle.
Matthew is an experienced pensions lawyer and trusted adviser to household name schemes. He also leads the pensions group’s specialist bulk annuity team.
Iain leads Pinsent Masons' contentious intellectual property practice having prosecuted many of the UK’s most high profile pieces of IP litigation through the UK courts and then on to the Court of Justice of the European Union.