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Gareth Vowles, Legal Director

Gareth Vowles

Legal Director

Practice areas

  • Financial services disputes and investigations

Practice notes

Gareth is a Legal Director in Eversheds Sutherland's Financial Services Disputes & Investigations team. Gareth has expertise in a number of practice areas including:

  • Regulatory: Gareth has been responsible for delivering a number of significant regulatory projects for financial institutions, including past business reviews and investigations, both in a UK and overseas/cross-border context. Examples of Gareth's experience include investigations of the mis-selling of financial products, complaints handling compliance, failures in systems and controls, AML compliance and market abuse.

  • Litigation: Gareth has many years’ experience of dealing with financial services litigation for lenders and insurers. Examples of the typical issues covered include broker disputes, commission recoveries, fraud, undue influence, third party interests, Land Registry indemnity claims and economic torts.

  • Complaint Handling: Gareth is a subject matter expert in consumer and retail finance complaints, with particular emphasis on the mis-selling of financial products. Examples of Gareth's experience include designing and delivering bespoke complaint handling processes, defending financial institutions facing volume or group action consumer litigation, dealing with complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service, vexatious litigants and claims management companies.