Sam is a partner in the Financial Services Disputes and Investigations team. 

He is known for his expertise representing financial institutions in professional negligence claims arising out of property transactions. He has experience acting in high value, multi-party claims, and managing portfolios of lower value claims, against a range of professionals.

Sam also specialises in advising payment institutions in contentious matters. He has spent time on secondment at a global services and payments company where he led the UK litigation team. He has experience dealing with a range of consumer, business and merchant disputes in the payments space, and providing strategic advice and training.

Sam is focused on achieving good commercial outcomes for his clients and takes a pragmatic approach to resolving disputes. He utilises appropriate forms of ADR to resolve disputes and is experienced in mediation.

Sam joined TLT in 2007 and became a legal director in 2019.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales


  • Acting for creditors defending a wide range of Section 75 claims. These claims include high value product liability claims, groups of claims involving the alleged mis-sale of home improvement products, and travel related claims.
  • Managing large portfolios of financial mis-selling claims brought under the unfair relationship provisions of the Consumer Credit Act 1974.
  • Advising payment service providers on disputes arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic-  including on their potential liabilities for refunds as a result of cancellations and merchant insolvencies.
  • Pursuing professional negligence recoveries claims for lenders arising out of secured lending transactions as a result of alleged negligent overvaluations by surveyors and claims against solicitors.
  • Providing strategic advice to, and defending, financial institutions in connection with data privacy claims under the GDPR and other causes of action.


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