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Oliver Shipway, Senior Associate

Oliver Shipway

Senior Associate


English, Italian - fluent

Practice areas

  • Financial institutions
  • Financial services disputes and investigations
  • Fraud and financial crime
  • Inquiries and investigations
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Pensions disputes

Practice notes

Oliver is an associate in our Financial Services Disputes and Investigations department in London, who advises financial institutions and individuals on complex and high-profile litigation and investigations. His past experience includes: litigation arising out of a high-profile Ponzi scheme; disputes relating to FCA rules and market conduct; pension-scheme litigation; commercial disputes between project finance counterparties; an investigation by a US prosecutor into FX trading in the UK; a s.166 PRA review in respect of a large financial institution; internal investigations for banks into systems, controls and conduct; and a market-leading, FSA-mandated investigation into product mis-selling. Oliver is a qualified Solicitor Advocate in England and Wales (Higher Courts, Civil).

Oliver was previously an associate in the Litigation department at Linklaters where he advised in civil litigation, particularly media/privacy/data protection disputes, and on litigation risk in international commercial transactions. Prior to being a litigator, Oliver trained and qualified as a banking lawyer in Linklaters' Project Finance department where he advised for several years on high-profile international project, energy, infrastructure and leveraged finance transactions in London and Milan.