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    The Times: Lawyers launch petition for financial mis-selling tribunal

    Posted on December 19th, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    The Times Brief reports that we have launched an online petition in an attempt to apply public pressure on banks to settle compensation claims for financial product mis-selling. The petition launched on Friday calls on the government to create a […]

    Petition: Establish a Financial Services Tribunal to resolve customer disputes.

    Posted on December 19th, 2016 by M Ali Akram

    Major banks and other financial services institutions are often in dispute with customers who deserve protection. Access to court is costly. The FOS ombudsman scheme is inadequate. The FCA is not equipped to resolve disputes. Tribunals offer scrutiny, justice and […]

    GRG WestRegister took 80% Equity in Bowlplex – Cost Owners £50m; while RBS Profited £9m

    Posted on December 4th, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    RBS has been accused of deliberately destroying small businesses In the past five years, LexLaw has issued more High Court litigation over bank misconduct than all other law firms in the UK By VICKI OWEN FOR THE MAIL ON SUNDAY […]

    Court of Appeal grant permission to appeal based on LIBOR and Negligent IRHP Review arguments

    Posted on November 29th, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    The Court of Appeal, the highest court within the Senior Courts of England and Wales, has granted permission to appeal to the Claimant in WW Property Investments Ltd v National Westminster Bank Plc [2016] EWCA Civ 1142 (29 November 2016). […]

    The Sunday Times: Barclays sued for £4m by GPs for derivatives mis-selling

    Posted on July 3rd, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    Kiki Loizou, Small Business Editor of The Sunday Times, reports on one of our derivatives litigation cases where Barclays Bank plc mis-sold a highly toxic derivative (a 27-year £4.5m Rollercoaster Swap) to an NHS-funded GP practice in London. The Doctors […]

    LEXLAW Case Study: RBS pay £1m to settle derivatives mis-selling claim with social care provider

    Posted on July 2nd, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    The Royal Bank of Scotland PLC (RBS.L) has settled a High Court claim [1] over the mis-selling of two complex collar derivatives [2] in 2007 to Mehnaaz Chaudhry, a businesswoman who provides residential care and social support services to disadvantaged children and […]

    The Times: Queen’s award winner sues banks over mis-selling

    Posted on June 30th, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    The Times Brief reports that a company with a Queen’s award for its work in boosting British entrepreneurs is suing two of the country’s biggest banks after they refused to pay up for allegedly mis-selling the not-for-profit business a complicated […]

    RBS settles mis-sold swaps litigation (Westgate Healthcare Ltd v Royal Bank of Scotland Plc)

    Posted on April 24th, 2016 by Jenny Julian

    Today’s Sunday Times, reports on settlement in the case of (1) Westgate Healthcare (Aylesbury) Ltd (2) Westgate Healthcare (Hemel Hempstead) Ltd (3) Westgate Healthcare Ltd v Royal Bank of Scotland Plc [2014-522 : CL-2014-000186] which has reportedly settled for around […]

    Legal duty to conduct the FCA IRHP Review Fairly – Suremime v Barclays Bank

    Posted on August 3rd, 2015 by Sivakumaran Sivathillainathan

    The High Court has decided that it is arguable that major banks owe duties of care to their SME customers to conduct the FCA Interest Rate Hedging Product (IRHP) Review in accordance with the rules agreed with the Financial Conduct […]

    The Sunday Times: ‘We will battle on, warn victims of bank mis-selling’

    Posted on August 2nd, 2015 by Jenny Julian

    The Sunday Times reports on the largest ever publicly disclosed settlement of an interest rate swaps mis-selling case. The derivatives in question were sold to a Care Home by Lloyds Bank, which refused to compensate their customer via the FCA-backed IRHP Review […]