Jenner & Block


Mr. Thomson’s recent representations include the following:

  • Acting for a banking group and certain of its officers in connection with substantial claims and exposures arising out of the collapse of the Abraaj Group;
  • Advising the former chairman of a FTSE 100 company in respect of civil proceedings relating to historic accounting practices;
  • Acting for an individual in connection with substantial claims arising from the sale of the legal services division of a listed professional services firm;
  • Advising a global automation company on investigations conducted by the SFO;
  • Representing a Russian oil major in arbitration proceedings arising out of the purchase of a group of companies;
  • Conducting an internal investigation for a European manufacturing company concerning allegations of anti-competitive behaviour;
  • Acting for an individual in the context of an FCA investigation into a financial services firm;
  • Advising a credit fund regarding a potential judicial review into a recent legislative change;
  • Representing a noteholder in the restructuring of a UK-listed entity; and
  • Advising numerous companies in relation to GDPR compliance and cyber-security matters.

Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Thomson worked on a number of different engagements including:

  • Representing a global financial institution responding to a regulatory investigation into historic foreign exchange practices;
  • Representing a major international bank in a high-profile dispute regarding a capital raising;
  • Acting for a Russian businessman defending allegations of fraud by a Russian bank;
  • Advising a global financial institution facing regulatory enforcement proceedings in Singapore;
  • Acting in a multi-billion dollar dispute between a Saudi conglomerate and a Cayman group of companies in liquidation; and
  • Representing a global financial institution in regulatory enforcement proceedings concerning the alleged mis-selling of investment products.

Jenner & Block London LLP is a limited liability partnership established under the laws of the state of Delaware, USA and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with SRA number 615729. Jenner & Block London LLP is affiliated with Jenner & Block LLP, which operates Jenner & Block’s offices in the United States.