Jumana Rahman is a counsel in the London office. Her practice focuses primarily on complex commercial cross-border litigation, with a particular focus on funds litigation, banking and financial services litigation, and insurance-related disputes.
Ms. Rahman has significant experience of complex commercial cross-border litigation, including professional negligence disputes and claims arising out of insolvency scenarios. In recent years, she has represented companies in the banking and financial services sectors, investment and hedge funds, and alternative investment structures in proceedings in various jurisdictions. In particular, she has been involved in disputes in, amongst others, the following jurisdictions: the Bahamas, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, the Channel Islands, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ukraine and the USA.
Chambers UK describes Ms. Rahman as “super-smart”. The Legal 500 UK 2011 recommends Ms. Rahman for insurance and reinsurance litigation and she has been listed in Chambers UK as a “highly respected member of the firm’s Securities Litigation Practice, with considerable experience of large, complex international litigation.”
Ms. Rahman's experience includes advising:
- A European financial institution on losses arising out of an investment in a Cayman Islands investment fund, involving issues of conflict of interest and misrepresentation
- A global banking group in respect of its losses and liabilities arising out of the Madoff Ponzi scheme
- A global banking group in claims for negligent mismanagement and breach of fiduciary duty against its subsidiaries in the Cayman Islands
- A global banking group in respect of its losses and liabilities arising out of the Petters Ponzi scheme
- A private equity firm and former directors of a portfolio company in issues arising out of the collapse of a multinational company
- A hedge fund on litigation issues in connection with its bid to acquire the Findus Group
- A security agent on litigation issues in connection with the restructuring of a German company
- A German bank on the litigation aspects of the Eurotunnel restructuring
- A number of international mobile telecommunications companies in regulatory proceedings
- A financial services organisation in a claim for negligent administration of a mutual fund, and breach of fiduciary duty in The Bahamas