Banking & Lender Disputes

From new technology and alternative services to greater regulatory burden, the pace of change in the modern banking and financial services industry continues to present a multitude of complexities that affect both lenders and customers alike. Further, when problems arise, it’s rarely just litigation: it’s reputational and regulatory standing and the trust in lender/client relationship that also needs careful handling.

Maintaining that approach alongside commercial focus when handling operational loss, inter-bank disputes, professional negligence claims, payment disputes or recoveries and enforcement is vital. In times of pressure where reputational scrutiny is paramount, obtaining balanced and pragmatic advice will let you find the best route through.

Why choose Foot Anstey

Our team offers a depth of experience and insight acting for lenders in both claimant and defendant roles, often balancing regulatory compliance, media scrutiny and “bottom-line” commercial drivers. We always consider wider industry circumstances and the organisational requirements and priorities.

Considering these angles means we are very sensitive about our clients’ approach to disputes and in every case we aim to deliver the highest level of care, that City headquartered firms cannot always guarantee.

You may often know the options available but are looking for truly practical and valuable advice. In providing this we will help to further your strategic goals.

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Our team members are truly specialist in banking disputes so you know you’ll never be working with a “jack of all trades”. You can be confident that they have the experience and expertise to support you and your organisation.