Partner, Boies Schiller Flexner (UK) LLP
Fiona Huntriss is a partner at Boies Schiller Flexner and is an experienced litigator who has acted on a range of banking and financial litigation, as well as commercial disputes, restructuring and insolvency litigation, and sovereign disputes. Her core practice involves acting for investors in complex, multi-jurisdictional situations, including bank bail-ins/bail-outs, sovereign or quasi-sovereign disputes and noteholder litigations. She has acted for and advised parties litigating before the English, European and international courts. As well as active litigation, Fiona advises in respect of litigation and enforcement strategies. Her recent experience includes acting for holders of senior bonds issued by the Canary Wharf group, creditors of the Spanish conglomerate FCC, holders of convertible notes issued by Lloyds Banking Group, an institutional investor in a complex shareholder dispute focusing on valuation, and a leading bank in litigation involving a securitisation. Fiona also represented over 70 holders of notes issued by Landsbanki, Glitnir and Kaupthing in the restructuring and wind-down of the Icelandic banks, which involved litigating constitutional, EEA and banking resolution issues in Iceland and Europe. Fiona is described as ‘absolutely excellent’ and ‘[able to] balance commercial interests with the legal backdrop’. She is ranked as an ‘Up-and-Coming Individual’ in Chambers 2017 (Banking Litigation) and was named as a Rising Star (Litigation) at the 2015 Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards.