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Nicholas Grafton-Green

Nicholas Grafton-Green

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Nicholas Grafton-Green

Nicholas Grafton-Green specialises in complex cross-border contentious matters, with a particular focus on financial services investigations, banking litigation and aviation disputes.

Nicholas was seconded to the Litigation, Investigations and Enforcement Team at a global bank between January 2015 and November 2015.

Regulatory Investigations and Financial Crime Insights

The latest global trends, risks and developments in regulatory investigations and financial crime

  • Advising a major bank in relation to a large-scale FCA enforcement relating to historic pricing practices in the retail sector
  • Advising a major bank in relation to a multi-jurisdictional investigation into manipulation of foreign exchange markets
  • Advising a trading company in relation to a commodities investigation in the oil and gas sector
  • Advising as a skilled person in relation to a s.166 investigation
  • Advising an aviation financier in an English Court of Appeal case relating to the duties of a mortgagee
  • Advising aircraft lessors in relation to a range of lessee default issues, including recovery of costs, loss of profit and cross-border enforcement
  • Advising a major bank in an English Commercial Court case relating to the close-out of a derivatives portfolio
  • Advising a property manager in an English High Court case relating to an introducer fee
  • Advising a large corporate in relation to anti-bribery and sanctions issues

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Cambridge (MA, History with diploma in French) 2006
  • University of London (Certificate in Economics) 2008
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2008
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2010
  • Senior Associate since 2015
  • Seconded to the Litigation, Investigations and Enforcement Team at a global bank 2015

Professional bodies

  • London Solicitors Litigation Association