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Steven has been involved extensively in cases involving enforcement of US and other foreign judgments in England and depositions in England for US proceedings, as well as financial and securities litigation, including derivatives.
Steven is one of only three UK lawyers ranked as a leading lawyer for US litigation work by Chambers' Global Directory 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Chambers Global Directory 2017 lists Steven under USA - Litigation - Foreign Expert Based in UK and states,
“UK-based Steven Loble of W Legal is highly regarded for his cross-jurisdictional litigation work and is frequently called upon by major US companies for advice and assistance. Clients describe him as both the “consummate professional” and “responsive.”'
Steven is also listed under UK - Dispute Resolution - Foreign Expert for USA, and describes him as follows, “Steven Loble of W Legal is active in international disputes, with particular experience acting for US companies.'
"Steven Loble is an experienced litigator in London. He primarily acts for international clients on multi-jurisdictional matters, and his caseload includes significant work for major US entities."
"Steven Loble prexperience acting for US companies.’imarily acts for foreign clients and is noted for ability on multi-jurisdictional matters. His caseload includes work for major US clients." (2016)
"Steven Loble concentrates on commercial disputes involving international parties. He advises US clients on areas such as enforcement proceedings in the UK, and is also an expert on US discovery and trial requirements". (2015)
"Steven Loble speaks German, French and Italian and is very knowledgeable about the intersection of US and UK law. He is often sought out by big US clients and government agencies for complex transatlantic cases, including securities matters. Sources say he is "technically excellent" and "a very good negotiator."" (2014)
"London-based consultant Steven Loble has substantial cross-border litigation experience." Legal 500, 2015.
Chambers Global Directory 2012
“Steven Loble offers a wide-ranging international dispute resolution practice. He speaks German, French and Italian, as well as"offering extraordinary expertise in the intersection of US and UK law." In addition, he is "a hard-working and accessible individual, and as clients we are very happy with the results that he has achieved."
Chambers Global Directory 2011
“Steven Loble has many overseas clients and is frequently involved in preparing for and enforcing foreign judgments. Sources praise his"extraordinary depth of experience and ability to manage multiple legal systems." He was recently involved in obtaining UK evidence for a securities class action in New York. He speaks German, French and Italian.”
Steven is described in the 2010 edition of Legal 500 as "extremely knowledgeable and efficient ".
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Steven Loble has been in practice as a solicitor in London for 30 years.
He has acted in over 50 reported cases and has wide experience of international and commercial litigation.
Many of Steven's clients are based outside the United Kingdom. With years of experience acting for foreign clients, he has substantial expertise in dealing with the issues which arise in cross-border litigation - choice of law, jurisdictional disputes, enforcement of judgments, obtaining depositions in the United Kingdon, dealing with questions of foreign law and sovereign immunity.
Steven speaks German, French and Italian.
advising Citigroup in obtaining vital evidence in England in connection with an $8 billion claim against it by Guy Hands' Terra Firma private equity group arising out its purchase of EMI music
obtaining evidence in a number of cases brought against banks in the United States for facilitating terrorism by maintaining accounts for terrorist organisations
advising a foreign regulator in relation to a case against an English company which is alleged to be in breach of the regulations of the foreign country
acting for an investment bank in relation to the Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy
other credit-crunch related litigation.