Stephanie Melone, Associate, Dispute Resolution

Stephanie Melone

Associate

Personal Profile

Stephanie is an Associate in the Finance and Banking Disputes group, specialising in complex financial services litigation and general commercial disputes.

Stephanie has acted on a number of high-profile civil cases, both for individuals and corporates. She has assisted clients in relation to claims of financial mis-selling; fraudulent conspiracy; breach of warranty; and shareholders disputes. She also has experience working on general commercial dispute resolution matters conducted in the United Arab Emirates.

Stephanie is a member of the London Solicitor Litigation Association and is part of the firm's Hotels sector group.

Key Experience

  • Acting for a Luxembourg entity and successfully defending claims that the purchase of shares from a Bulgarian telecommunications provider at €330 million were rigged (LIC Telecommunications SARL & Anor v VTB Capital PLC & Ors [2019] EWHC 1747 (Comm)).
  • Acting for Duet Group Ltd in Commercial Court proceedings brought by Barthélemy Holdings LLC.  These proceedings were part of a wider dispute, with claims in Luxembourg, France and the US, all arising in connection with complex loan arrangements put in place by Colony Capital.
  • Acting for shareholders in their claims regarding the corrupt sale of an African bank.
  • Acting for individuals accused of fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of warranty in the sale of an national infrastructure business to a multi-national corporation.
  • Acting for clients in respect of the mis-selling of financial products such as interest rate hedging products.

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Trainee Solicitor, Davidson & Co Legal Consultants, Dubai (UAE)
University of Nottingham, Law (LLB)
 

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