Alex Shattock

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 2984
London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 2984
Alex Shattock

Alex Shattock

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Biography

Alex Shattock is a senior dispute resolution lawyer based in London. Alex has experience in the full range of commercial disputes including banking and financial institutions, information technology, fraud and professional negligence disputes.  Most of these disputes have a strong cross-border emphasis with significant reputational implications.

Recently, Alex has completed an eight month secondment in the dispute resolution team of Standard Chartered Bank. Alex has been recommended in the Legal 500 2020 for banking litigation.


Professional experience

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  • Law, King College London, 1st Class Honours
  • LPC, BPP Law School, Distinction
  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales

Reported cases

  • FBN Bank (UK) Limited v Leaf Tobacco A.Michailides [2017] EWHC 3017. Acted for FBN on its summary judgment from the High Court worth in excess of €160m
  • Société Générale and ING Diba AG v Landmont Limited [2019] EWHC 1660 (Comm). Acted for the claimant banks in a successful summary judgment application worth €17m.  
  • Barclays Bank v Unicredit [2012] EWHC 3655. Acted for Barclays in one of the leading cases on contractual discretion.

Other cases

  • Acted for one of central Asia's largest banks in international enforcement proceedings of a US$600m LCIA award against a brokerage firm and its former directors
  • Acted for a defendant public authority in a US$200m dispute with its investment bank counterparty concerning issues of ultra vires, misrepresentation and professional negligence. This case was one of The Lawyer's Top 20 cases in 2014
  • T-Systems v EE: acting for EE in relation to an £86m IT dispute arising out of the transformation of EE's Orange and T-Mobile estates.
  • Acting for a major mobile operator on potential claims arising out of its network sharing contracts with another mobile operator.
  • Advised a security trustee on its rights and obligations arising out of an alleged Event of Default and the related settlement of outstanding court proceedings
  • Defended a 'big four' bank from multiple interest rate swap mis-selling claims
  • Advised an Asian government on the investigation of fraudulent commodity trades (with a quantum of US$800m) and related applications for cross-jurisdiction freezing and disclosure orders in the Singaporean Courts
  • Acted for a Greek syndicate of banks on debt enforcement and related misrepresentation claims worth approximately €300m.
  • Challenging governing law clauses: re-match in the Court of Appeal, Norton Rose Fulbright Banking Disputes Quarterly
  • Challenging governing law clauses: New ideas in European public body litigation, Norton Rose Fulbright Banking Disputes Quarterly
  • Taberna Europe CDO II Plc v Selskabet , Norton Rose Fulbright Banking Disputes Quarterly
  • Libya Investment Authority v Goldman Sachs International, Norton Rose Fulbright Banking Disputes Quarterly