Laura Durrant

Partner, London

Biography

Overview

Laura Durrant is a partner in the Firm's Global Commercial Litigation Practice. Laura joined White & Case in 2018 from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) where she was Head of Litigation & Investigations for several years.

Prior to joining RBS, Laura was at a London City firm managing a range of complex litigation and regulatory cases and investigations.

Laura advises financial services firms, individuals and corporates with contentious regulatory, investigative and litigious issues.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
BA
Oxford University
Legal Practice Course
Oxford Institute of Legal Practice
Languages
English

Experience

Litigation and regulatory issues faced by RBS in the UK and US following the 2008 global financial crisis and government bail-out of the bank in October 2008.

A broad range of financial services wholesale and retail investigations across multiple jurisdictions.  Issues under scrutiny have included AML systems and controls, transaction reporting and retail and investment banking market compliance.

Advising on supervisory and enforcement investigations in multiple jurisdictions, including s166 reviews by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Commercial and financial services litigation disputes, including managing broad portfolios of associated claims and class actions.