Laura Berry

Partner

London

Laura specialises in commercial litigation, with a particular focus on international disputes, whether litigating in London on behalf of international clients or acting for UK and non-UK based clients in multi-jurisdictional disputes.

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About Laura

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  • Biography

    Laura specialises in commercial litigation, with a particular focus on international disputes, whether litigating in London on behalf of international clients or acting for UK and non-UK based clients in multi-jurisdictional disputes.

    She has over 10 years’ experience advising clients across a range of sectors including banking and financial services, oil and gas and telecomms. Her clients range from multinational corporations to high net worth individuals.

    Laura has particular experience of acting for banks and other financial institutions in complex derivative and mis-selling actions, as well as experience of cartel follow litigation, having acted for a group of claimants in the Air Cargo litigation against British Airways.

    Relevant experience includes:

    • Acting for Banca Monte dei Paschi in its recent multi-million pound dispute with Nomura, which involved English and Italian litigation as well as criminal proceedings.
    • Advising a number of parties involved in the regulatory investigations into LIBOR manipulation.
    • Acting on behalf of a number of senior oil and gas executives in connection with a $5billion international arbitration, with the hearing taking place in Singapore and London in 2018.
    • Acting for the former Minister of Finance of Bulgaria in a claim over the alleged sale at an undervalue of part of the Bulgarian telecoms network.

    Endorsements

    Laura is recognised in the Legal 500 UK 2018 as being “extremely empathetic at helping clients through major pieces of litigation”.

    Laura is identified as a Next Generation Partner and described as having “exceptional preparation and great client management skills” in the Legal 500 UK 2020.

    In addition, Laura is an active member of the LSLA and AIJA.

Service Expertise
  • Banking, Restructuring and Insolvency

  • Dispute Resolution

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  • 25 Walbrook
  • London
  • EC4N 8AF

+44 (0) 207 242 1011

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