Harriet Territt's practice is centered on banking and financial litigation, with a focus on disputes relating to complex and innovative financial products such as synthetic CDOs and credit derivatives. She also counsels and acts in disputes arising out of fund management disputes, syndicated facilities, asset-backed finance, and restructurings.
Harriet has particular experience in multijurisdictional financial disputes, including securities fraud litigation, and she works closely with Jones Day's New York FILR team, including on Jones Day's representation of the various Lehman entities in bankruptcy.
Harriet also represents clients in connection with investigations and proceedings brought by regulatory and enforcement agencies such as the Financial Services Authority and the Serious Fraud Office, with significant experience in the application of financial sanctions. She deals with related regulation and law such as compliance with bribery and corruption legislation, has undertaken highly confidential internal investigations and compliance reviews for clients, and assists with crisis management.
Harriet has extensive know-how in fraud-related litigation, including asset tracing and trust litigation. As a result, she has substantial experience advising banks and trustees on the coordination of litigation in many other jurisdictions, including the United States, Italy, Brazil, and Russia, offshore jurisdictions such as the Cayman Islands, and the British Virgin Islands. Harriet has acted in a variety of claims in the High Court involving allegations of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.
Harriet is an external member of the Standards Committee of the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority) in the UK. The SRA is the independent regulator of solicitors in the UK.