EMEA’s top litigation lawyer joins Hagens Berman UK LLP as Head of Litigation


LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jeremy Marshall has joined the partnership of Hagens Berman UK, the London office of world-renowned US law firm Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP as Group Head of Litigation, bringing an in-depth knowledge of litigation funding and from the large-scale EMEA region the region has.

The move to Hagens Berman UK bolsters the firm’s global presence and strong litigating bench, as it builds on Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP’s decades-long reputation as a tenacious and dedicated law firm representing collective rights of individuals against large entities that have committed fraud, negligence and other forms of wrongdoing.

The future of large-scale litigation

Prior to joining Hagens Berman UK, Jeremy was Director of Investments at Innsworth Advisors and Senior Director of Investments at Omni Bridgeway, where he was instrumental in large-scale litigation funding in EMEA.

Jeremy has also played a key role in the development of litigation funding in the UK and Europe. He has considerable experience in building and managing shares of large institutional groups, including securing funding for large shareholder cases such as Danske Bank (Denmark), Tesco PLC (UK), Volkswagen AG (Germany) and Wirecard (Germany).

“Jeremy’s impressive track record in funding and involvement in large-scale litigation is a strategic fit in alignment with the future of our firm,” said Steve Berman, Managing Partner of Hagens Berman. “Hagens Berman continues to blaze a trail of legal representation on behalf of those most vulnerable to corporate fraud, and we know that Jeremy will help us continue to expand our scope and practice to that end.”

Jeremy said: “I am delighted to join a firm that has class action in its DNA and is a true leader in the field. I look forward to helping grow his European practice and setting Hagens Berman apart from the crowd.

“As the firm continues to grow in the UK and EMEA, our clients will benefit immensely from Jeremy’s legal insight and understanding of global markets,” said Michael Gallagher, co-managing director and partner at Hagens Berman UK. “We are delighted and rather lucky to have Jeremy join our team.”

Mr. Marshall’s extensive legal career also includes nearly two decades in private legal practice in London, including approximately 10 years with an international law firm and many years with a major law firm. National Commercial where he ran his London-based litigation office. There, Jeremy’s legal practice focused on professional negligence claims, banking disputes, shareholder disputes, and international fraud and insolvency litigation.

Jeremy was admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1995. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Law and a Master of Laws, both from the University of Cambridge. He received higher audience rights and is recognized in the Lawdragon Global 100 Leaders in Legal Finance 2021 guide.

Jeremy will be based in the London office of Hagens Berman UK, adding to its growing litigation team, as the company’s emissions cheating case against Mercedes escalates. The company is currently leading the effort for those in the UK and Wales who have been harmed by the carmaker’s emissions cheating scandal affecting its diesel vehicles sold and leased to both individuals and businesses.

Hagens Berman UK is headquartered in London and focuses its practice on competition and class litigation, as well as investor fraud. The company expands the global reach of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP with offices in Seattle, Berkeley, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix and San Diego.

Steve Berman and Michael J. Gallagher Jr. are available for interviews and can be contacted at [email protected]

About Hagens Berman

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP is a consumer rights class action law firm operating in 10 cities around the world. Hagens Berman UK LLP is headquartered in London. The firm’s tenacious commitment to plaintiffs’ rights has earned it numerous national accolades, awards and titles of “Most Feared Plaintiff’s Firm”, and MVPs and Class Action Law Pioneers. To find out more about the law firm and its success stories, visit hbsslaw.com and hbsslaw.co.uk. Follow Hagens Berman for updates and news at @ClassActionLaw.


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