McDermott sets out defence against allegations from former investment management client

Firm responds to allegations of fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of fiduciary duty

McDermott Will & Emery’s UK arm has set out its defence against allegations of fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of fiduciary duty made by a former investment fund management client.

The claimant, David Gorton, alleged 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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