LMA Briefing Q1 2019: Federal Republic of Nigeria v JP Morgan ChaseBank, NA [2019] EWHC 347 (Comm)

LMA Briefing Q1 2019: Federal Republic of Nigeria v JP Morgan ChaseBank, NA [2019] EWHC 347 (Comm)

In this briefing, Brian Cain, a Solicitor from the LexisPSL Banking & Finance team, looks at Federal Republic of Nigeria v JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA [2019] EWHC 347 (Comm).

This case is in a lot of people’s list of banking cases to watch this year. It has recently been before the High Court which heard a reverse summary judgment/strike out application made by JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA (the bank). Given the issues and amounts at stake it is likely that this judgment will be the first salvo in what promises to be a hard-fought dispute.

 

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Neeta started her legal career at Allen & Overy in 2008 in the midst of the global financial crisis and the collapse of Lehmans where she gained most of her paralegal experience.

Neeta also did a short stint in litigation at the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office in 2006. Neeta graduated with a 2:1 honours degree from University of London, Queen Mary College and went on to obtain a distinction from the College of Law in the Legal Practice. She has been working at Lexis Nexis since April 2013.