Clare Allen

Supervising Associate

London

T +44 20 7825 3513
M +44 7889 758 129
clare.allen@simmons-simmons.com

General Experience

Clare is a supervising associate within the financial markets litigation group in our international dispute resolution practice. She has acted for a number of financial institutions in relation to contentious regulatory investigations and commercial disputes. In 2015, Clare spent 6 months on secondment to the Enforcement Division of the Financial Conduct Authority.

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Recent Work
  • advising a financial institution on an internal investigation relating to compliance with governance and controls regulation
  • advising a bank in relation to regulatory investigation by the FCA and other regulators around the world
  • acting for a major financial institution in UK High Court litigation in relation to alleged failure to settle a distressed debt trade
  • acting for a bank in the UK High Court in a fraud claim
  • advising a bank on an internal investigation into certain allegations made by a whistleblower
Background

Clare joined Simmons & Simmons in September 2011 and qualified into the dispute resolution group in September 2013.