Camilla advises on a wide range of complex and substantial disputes and her practice spans commercial, banking and competition litigation, arbitration and contentious regulatory investigations. She has acted for a number of major corporates, banks and other financial services institutions and the matters that she advises on often involve multiple jurisdictions.
Camilla is also involved in the firm’s Data Protection and Privacy hub and advises on all aspects of data protection and privacy, including in the context of global investigations or disputes.
Highlights include advising:
- An electronic payment services company in respect of a significant commercial contractual dispute with its counterparty, which included successfully obtaining an out of hours injunction from the High Court to ensure the continuity of business services to our client.
- Banco Santander Totta in successful litigation in the High Court and Court of Appeal relating to the validity of interest rate swaps entered into on ISDA terms between the bank and Portuguese public sector companies. This case was the first case to be heard in the new Financial List in the High Court and the Court of Appeal decision is the leading judgement on the extent to which “mandatory” provisions of foreign law can be applied to English law governed contracts.
- Deutsche Bank on investigations by Government agencies in the US, UK and Germany into LIBOR misconduct, and on the subsequent coordinated settlements in the US and UK.
- A multinational utility company on an investigation in respect of allegations of internal risk control failures and related improper risk management actions, including notification to the FCA in respect of alleged breaches of FCA rules.
- The treasury department of a major European Government in relation to a dispute between one of the largest banks in that jurisdiction and various groups of holders of the bank’s subordinated debt. In particular advising the treasury department in relation to its powers to make an order in relation to the bank’s subordinated liabilities so as to ensure appropriate burden sharing amongst subordinated bondholders.
- Koninklijke Philips N.V. in connection with follow-on damages claims arising out of the European Commission CRT cartel investigation.
- British Airways in relation to the multijurisdictional follow-on damages actions arising as a result of the US Department of Justice and European Commission investigations into an alleged air cargo cartel.
- An international oil and gas exploration and production company in relation to a number of disputes subject to ICSID and ICC arbitration proceedings in respect of the exploitation of the client’s interests in African offshore oilfields.
- A significant European financial institution in relation to LCIA arbitration proceedings and a simultaneous expert determination process commenced against Ukrainian and Cypriot defendants claiming losses in the region of $100 million arising under a sale and purchase agreement. The matter was concluded following implementation of a complex settlement and restructuring programme on which we also advise
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