Climate Change and Litigation
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Hannah Bain is a Special Counsel in Russell McVeagh's public law and litigation teams. Hannah leads Russell McVeagh's climate change offering, working together in a strategic alliance with Te Whakahaere climate change advisors to support partners in this increasingly important space. Hannah is also experienced across a wide range of contentious matters, with particular experience in complex commercial disputes in the infrastructure, energy, banking and financial services sectors, and with regulatory investigations.
Hannah's recent experience includes:
Advising RBS in connection with its landmark shareholder rights issue litigation, following the near collapse and government bailout of the bank in October 2008.
Advising a party in connection with disputes arising out of pricing clauses in a sale and purchase agreement.
Acting for a renewables company in relation to a significant return of capital to its shareholders by way of court-approved scheme of arrangement.
Advising a major UK bank in connection with a series of investigations arising out of a high profile fraud.
Advising a UK retail bank in relation to a c£140m claim for breach of contract and misrepresentation in connection with lending facilities and interest rate hedging products.
Assisting a UK financial institution in connection with a regulatory investigation relating to governance issues.
Acting for an energy sector participant in an ongoing contentious contractual dispute.
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