Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the appointment of Mark Sutton as a Senior Equity Partner in its leading Professional & Financial Disputes (PFD) group.
With over 15 years' experience, Mark is a leader in his field, with wide-ranging knowledge of professional and financial disputes. Mark joins from DAC Beachcroft where he was Head of Global Directors & Officers (D&O) and Financial Institutions.
Mark has extensive experience advising on complex disputes in the D&O and Professional Liability fields. He specialises in large claims against directors, banks, corporate trustees, Lloyd's brokers, financial advisers, fund managers, stock brokers, accountants and corporate services providers. Mark recently completed a complex financial transaction arbitration dealing with the aggregation of several hundred claims, giving rise to losses in excess of £10m. The outcome was successful for the insurers.
Clyde & Co's specialist professional and financial liability practice has a long established reputation for successfully advising on the largest and most complex disputes brought against international professional organisations.
Simon Konsta, Global Head of Insurance, said: "Exposures for professionals are becoming increasingly global. This is due to a surge in co-operation amongst regulators and the continuing focus by claimants trying to target the 'deep pockets' of professional services networks. As a result, firms are increasingly faced with claims that transcend national boundaries."
"Anticipating this, our specialist group has kept pace...