McDermott sued by investment manager over claims of fraudulent misrepresentation

Investment manager brings lawsuit over actions of two former McDermott London lawyers

McDermott Will & Emery’s UK arm is being sued by an investment fund manager over claims of fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of fiduciary duty.

The claimant, investment manager David Gorton, alleges that two former McDermott London lawyers advised him to invest in carbon credit trading schemes that they had undisclosed personal financial interests in.

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