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Lloyds Banking Group headquarters. Credit: Bloomberg Mercury

When a group of U.K. politicians submitted a complaint against Herbert Smith Freehills in early July it marked an unprecedented step.

The MPs and Lords, who form the All-Party Parliamentary Group On Fair Business Banking, alleged the firm had acted either unethically or incompetently in its advice to U.K. financial institution Lloyds Bank and submitted a complaint to the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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Simon joined Law.com International in June 2019 after finishing his degree at City, University of London. His areas of focus are legal tech, insurance, and intellectual property. [email protected]

 

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