Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (London)

James Brady-Banzet

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (London)

James Brady-Banzet is a disputes, enforcement and investigations partner at Cleary Gottlieb, based in London. He joined Cleary Gottlieb in 2010 and became a partner in 2019. James has substantial experience representing some of the world’s leading organisations on a wide range of commercial disputes, banking disputes, and international arbitrations. He has considerable trial experience, and his work frequently involves complex multijurisdictional matters and high-stakes disputes. James also has significant experience representing clients in investigations by regulatory and law enforcement authorities, including UK Financial Conduct Authority and the Serious Fraud Office. He has been named a commercial litigation and arbitration “Rising Star” by Legal Week, and is recognized by the leading directories for his experience in banking litigation and commercial litigation. He is cited as “clever, hard-working and very dedicated,” “sharp and thoughtful,” “personable and highly intelligent,” with the ability to “manage both the legal team and clients to achieve the best results” and “an exceptional partner on a major long-running dispute."


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James Brady-Banzet, Paul Stuart, Lanto Sheridan, Julia Kelsoe The UK Supreme Court rules that many litigation funding agreements are unlawful and unenforceable in relation to a collective damages claim against a cartel of truck manufacturers (Trucks Cartel)


Supreme Court Rules Most Litigation Funding Agreements are Unlawful* Over the past two decades, litigation funding in the UK has become increasingly important and more commonly used. Once deemed contrary to public policy and unlawful, litigation funding is now regarded as playing a (...)

Sunil Gadhia, Nicholas Levy, Paul Gilbert, David Little, Vassilena Karadakova, Jonathan Kelly, James Brady-Banzet The UK FCA fines companies sharing strategic information on a bilateral basis during an initial public offering (Hargreave / Newton / RAMAM)


This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. On 21 February, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”) found that Hargreave Hale Ltd (“Hargreave Hale”), Newton Investment Management Limited (...)


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