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Carter-Ruck recommended for Commercial Litigation in Legal 500 Results

Carter-Ruck has been rated by Legal 500 directory for its Commercial Litigation practice.

Legal 500 reports that '[Carter-Ruck] handles breach of contract, shareholder and partnership matters, professional negligence, breaches of confidence, and IP issues.'


Legal 500 - Carter-Ruck “top of the tree” and recognised in all four of its core practice areas

The Legal 500 has endorsed all four core business areas of the firm and recommended numerous Carter-Ruck lawyers in its United Kingdom 2020 analysis of Defamation & Reputation Management, International Arbitration, Public International Law and Commercial Litigation.


MARC and Carter-Ruck Collaborate on New Initiative to Enforce International Claims

U.S. based MARC LLC, a forward-thinking dispute management and asset-recovery company and London-based specialist disputes law firm Carter-Ruck are collaborating to bring to market a new service to enforce international claims. The partnership was jointly announced today by MARC CEO Franz. J. Sedelmayer and Adam Tudor of Carter-Ruck.


Carter-Ruck’s Mike Pullen comments on the Sainsbury’s and Asda £15bn Merger to Financial Times

Mike Pullen, consultant at Carter-Ruck, was featured on the front page of the Financial Times and page 17 of the FT Companies & Markets section on the proposed Sainsbury's and Asda £15bn merger. In the FT front cover story, Mike commented …"The CMA will definitely look at this. They will look at market power and the national market, but they will also scrutinise regional clusters, and the power over suppliers."… He added that "divestments were likely for the tie-up to be approved."

Mike also provided his legal insight on the supermarkets merger on the Today programme (BBC Radio 4).


Carter-Ruck announces three new partner promotions

The firm is delighted to announce that Antonia Foster, Miranda Rushton and Rebecca Toman have been promoted to the Carter-Ruck partnership. 


Wafic Saïd settles Data Protection claim against Barclays

Mr Wafic Saïd, the Syrian businessman and philanthropist, has resolved his legal action against Barclays Bank after the bank apologised publicly to him for the way it ended their banking relationship and clarified the basis for its decision.


Carter-Ruck clients successful in substantial interest rate hedging product consequential loss claim

Two Carter-Ruck clients have received substantial consequential redress awards under the Financial Conduct Authority’s Interest Rate Hedging Product Review.

The IRHP Review recommended that, including interest, the two companies be awarded in total almost £400,000 in basic redress and a further £825,000 in consequential losses.


2016 editions of the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners

Carter-Ruck’s three core practices areas have been commended in the 2016 editions of the two main independent legal directories; Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.


Carter-Ruck’s Banking Litigation team commended in Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500

Chambers and Partners notes that the team is known for its “conflict-free practice receiving mandates from claimants in high-profile banking disputes” and states that it is “well versed in issues arising across financial products and derivatives, as well as related fraud matters.

The Legal 500 recognises the team in its “Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail” section.


Counterfeiting: how to tackle the online threat

Stevie Loughrey and Claire Woolf examine the weapons available for brands to tackle counterfeiting online.

This article was first published in the Intellectual Property Magazine.


Banking Litigation: a changing Landscape?

Stevie Loughrey and Charles Enderby Smith examine the potential changes in the legal landscape which may make it easier for companies to bring claims against banks in relation to mis-sold products and investments. 


PAG v RBS: LIBOR manipulation claims

PAG v RBS: Claimant friendly decisions in relation to disclosure applications in a claim involving LIBOR manipulation

The judgments should assist claimants seeking to establish actionable wrongdoing resulting from LIBOR manipulation. In particular, a defendant bank will not necessarily be able to hide behind confidential agreements with regulators to avoid disclosure of LIBOR related material in claims brought against it. Neither will the risk of prosecution in foreign courts, for disclosing documents that a foreign court had ordered to be kept confidential, necessarily provide the banks with a shield. 


Victory for US golf manufacturer SuperStroke in counterfeiting claim

Carter-Ruck has secured victory for US golf manufacturer, SuperStroke, in its trademark and passing off claim against an English golf retailer.


Law Society Gazette

Charles Enderby Smith has written an article in the Law Society Gazette on the recent judgment in Suremime Ltd v Barclays regarding tortious claims against a bank for allegedly failing to carry out a review into the mis-sale of IRHPs in accordance with the agreement reached between that bank and the FCA.


LIBOR manipulation

Carter-Ruck partner, Stevie Loughrey, has been quoted by various media outlets regarding the sentence imposed on Tom Hayes for LIBOR rigging.


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