Covington & Burling (London)

Gregory Lascelles

Covington & Burling (London)
Lawyer (Partner)

Greg Lascelles is an experienced litigator whose practice covers international and domestic commercial litigation and arbitration, with particular emphasis on the financial services sector. Mr. Lascelles has advised on investor and partnership disputes, corporate restructurings and disputes relating to equity, fixed income, interest rate, foreign exchange and commodities products. He has also advised on international arbitration matters, both ad hoc and institutional, under the LCIA, ICC, CIETAC and ICSID rules. In addition, Mr. Lascelles has defended clients in regulatory investigations into market abuse, systems and controls and financial reporting. He has acted for clients in collective selling and cartel allegations, fraud and conspiracy, international trust and contractual disputes. Mr. Lascelles’ clients include hedge funds, private equity houses, asset managers, investment banks, brokerage houses, entrepreneurs and major public companies in the financial services and private equity sectors. Mr. Lascelles is also a key member of our market-leading Privacy and Data Security Litigation team, which advises a broad range of international clients on data privacy-related litigation. He is currently representing clients defending mass data breaches.

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Louise Freeman, Gregory Lascelles, Alexander Leitch, Sinead McLaughlin, Tom Cusworth The English High Court confirms that legal advice privilege applies to foreign in-house lawyers (PJSC Tatneft / Bogolyubov)


In this alert, we review a welcome English High Court decision, which confirms that legal advice privilege extends to communications with foreign lawyers who provide legal advice in their capacity as in-house counsel. The decision of Mrs Justice Moulder in PJSC Tatneft v Bogolyubov and others (...)

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