News and Resources

Pension Transfer Advice Failing

1 / 11 / 2017

Susanne Muth considers the FCA’s recent update on systemic failings in the provision of advice on pension transfers. The update focuses in particular on the advice (or lack thereof) being given on transfers from defined benefits schemes to defined contributions personal pension schemes. If you think you have lost out as a result of unsuitable pension transfer advice, we are […]

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GRG Interim Report

15 / 10 / 2017

Susanne Muth considers the recently released Interim Summary Report into the workings of RBS’s Global Recovery Group. Click here to download the article. If you think you may have a claim against a lender relating to your treatment by a business support unit — whether that’s RBS/GRG or another bank — we are able to give you […]

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Susanne Muth joins Forum

2 / 10 / 2017

We are delighted to announce that Susanne Muth has joined Chambers from October 2017. Susanne appears regularly in the High Court in London and the regional Business and Property Courts. Her wealth of experience in the areas of commercial litigation, professional negligence and financial services regulation will complement our expertise in our core areas of […]

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Ruhi Sethi-Smith joins chambers

1 / 10 / 2017

We are delighted to announce that Ruhi Sethi-Smith has joined Forum Chambers. Ruhi has a wealth of expertise in commercial, banking and financial services, insolvency, consumer credit, and professional negligence litigation. She regularly appears in High Court and County Court disputes. Prior to joining the bar Ruhi was a Solicitor-Advocate at a number of top London […]

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Claims against Banks’ Business Support Units

26 / 8 / 2017

Going from Bad to Worse: Claims against Banks’ Business Support Units The activities of the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Global Restructuring Group (“RBS GRG”) have been subject to widespread criticism in the media. The headlines have been welcome for affected customers and unpalatable for RBS. But what does it mean for your business? At Forum, […]

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Barclays Fraud Charges

21 / 6 / 2017

Forum Head of Chambers, David McIlroy, was recently interviewed by Channel 4 News regarding the decision of the Serious Fraud Office to charge Barclays and four former bankers with fraud and financial assistance in connection with Barclays’ dealings with Qatari investors in 2008. You can watch David’s interview here. For further information, please contact Pat Webber.

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CGL v RBS

20 / 6 / 2017

Forum Head of Chambers, David McIlroy, was recently interviewed by William Turvill of City A.M. regarding the swaps mis-selling Court of Appeal case, CGL v RBS. The article is available here. For further information, please contact Pat Webber.

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Ruhi Sethi-Smith writes in CLAN Newsletter

26 / 4 / 2017

Ruhi Sethi-Smith has written the editorial for this month’s Commercial Litigation Association Newsletter, looking at the duty to act in good faith in commercial contracts. Click here to download the newsletter.

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