In a judgment handed down by Marcus Smith J, the High Court Judge (Chancery Division) held that the Claimants’ claims brought against Tradition Financial Services Limited (TFS) in dishonest assistance and certain of the Section 213 claims were time-barred. Greenberg Traurig represented TFS.

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Photo of Masoud Zabeti Masoud Zabeti

Masoud Zabeti, Litigation Chair for Europe, represents clients in complex litigation and arbitration, as well as regulatory matters. Masoud handles multijurisdictional matters with a particular focus on Russia/CIS, the Middle East, and major offshore financial centers. He acts on disputes arising from complex

Masoud Zabeti, Litigation Chair for Europe, represents clients in complex litigation and arbitration, as well as regulatory matters. Masoud handles multijurisdictional matters with a particular focus on Russia/CIS, the Middle East, and major offshore financial centers. He acts on disputes arising from complex investment products and funds and advises in trade finance disputes.

Masoud also has a great deal of trial and appellate court experience, having taken many cases to trial, as well as numerous cases to the Court of Appeal and also the Supreme Court.

Masoud represents financial sponsors and creditors as well as debt and equity investors on a range of disputes and restructurings involving corporate and property acquisition finance. In the field of retail banking, his practice has centered on developing strategies for clients to deal with mass consumer mobilization. He also possesses deep experience on matters involving payment systems. Another major concentration of Masoud’s practice is the use of effective civil powers granted by courts across many jurisdictions to trace and freeze assets and secure evidence. Additionally, Masoud advises clients on major investigations across the world, including those arising from fraud and data compromise.

Masoud has been recognized by publications, including the Legal 500, as a Leading Individual in the field Banking Litigation. Legal 500 has praised Masoud for being a “master tactician,” “determined,” “bright, focused, experienced and a committed street-fighter,” and for being “one of London’s leading litigators.” 

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Ian Bean is a member of the Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s London Office. He focuses his practice on complex banking disputes. He has experience of major commercial and banking cases including those with a cross border element. He also works on more…

Ian Bean is a member of the Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s London Office. He focuses his practice on complex banking disputes. He has experience of major commercial and banking cases including those with a cross border element. He also works on more general commercial dispute resolution matters.

Concentrations

  • Complex disputes in the banking sector
  • Disputes in the Interdealer Broking Market
  • Disputes arising from complex investment products
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Halimah Sattar is an Associate in Greenberg Traurig’s London Litigation team.