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David Flack, Partner

David Flack

Partner

Practice areas

  • Commercial litigation
  • Financial institutions
  • Financial services disputes and investigations
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Regulatory investigations and enforcement
  • Reputation management

Practice notes

David is a partner in our Financial Services Disputes and Investigations group. He is a specialist banking litigator advising on all aspects of banking disputes as well as on internal/regulatory investigations with a particular focus on wholesale financial institutions. Prior to joining Eversheds LLP in April 2014, David spent 8 years as in-house litigation counsel at UBS AG in London where he was responsible for managing litigation and regulatory investigations for the investment bank in EMEA.

David’s recent experience includes:

  • defending a financial institution in relation to possible claims arising from the fallout from a large-scale internal Ponzi scheme;
  • leading a significant internal investigation into unauthorised trading at a investment bank;
  • investigating and advising in relation to mis-selling of investment products to a bank’s international wealth customers;
  • conducting a sensitive internal investigation into possible misconduct of a control function within a high-profile financial institution and related whistleblowing allegations; and
  • advising on high-value costs litigation for a Canadian Energy company in relation to a dispute with the client’s former legal advisers.

David has written articles on disclosure and the financial list for Journal of International Banking and Finance Law. He also co-leads Eversheds LLP’s Overseas Banks Legal and Compliance forum and heads up the FSDI court orders and injunctions team. He has been individually recognised in 2015’s Legal 500 for banking litigation where is described as “very effective”.

   The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms