TITLE

City's finest brought in for bank test case

AUTHOR(S)
Goswami, Nina
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Lawyer;7/30/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 30, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) test case which involves all the finest lawyers in Great Britain. The case, which has already started last July 27, 2007, has its inception in the wake of a deluge of claims that bank overdraft charges are becoming unfair. To defend the banks' sides, Simmons & Simmons is to act for Barclays; Ashurst for Abbey; Linklaters for Royal Bank of Scotland; Clifford Chance for Clydesdale; and Lovells for Lloyds TSB.
ACCESSION #
26234369

 

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