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Vanessa Whitman

Vanessa Whitman


T +44 20 7367 3198
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English, Italian

Vanessa Whitman is a Partner in the Finance Disputes team in London. Vanessa qualified with CMS in 2008 and works primarily on contentious matters for banks and insolvency professionals, advising clients on various aspects of contentious banking and insolvency law. She has a growing practice specialising in FinTech and Crypto disputes. Vanessa also has significant experience advising clients how to deal with Serious Fraud Office cases and other fraud related matters, having advised on Britain’s largest mortgage fraud.

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  • 2005 – LPC, BPP Law School, London
  • 2004 – PgDL, BPP Law School, London
  • 2003 – B.A., University of Warwick
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30 July 2020
Fu­ture Fa­cing Dis­putes - Us­ing block­chain to open up new pos­sib­il­it­ies
Fu­ture Fa­cing Dis­putes - Us­ing block­chain to open up new pos­sib­il­it­ies for resolv­ing dis­putes in­sight pa­per from CMS. Find out more.
19 August 2020
Back on Track: Whose re­spons­ib­il­ity is it any­way? Risk and re­spons­ib­il­ity...
Back on Track: prac­tic­al leg­al and risk is­sues for the gambling sec­tor is our series of up­dates for in-house leg­al and com­pli­ance teams in the gambling sec­tor. 
24 June 2020
Cor­por­ate In­solv­ency and Gov­ernance Bill: ad­vert­ise­ment of wind­ing up pe­ti­tion...
Last week, in Re a Com­pany (Ap­plic­a­tion to Re­strain Ad­vert­ise­ment) [2020] EWHC 1551 (Ch) the High Court re­strained the ad­vert­ise­ment of a wind­ing up pe­ti­tion on grounds of the im­pend­ing changes to in­solv­ency...
23 June 2020
In­ter­na­tion­al Dis­putes Di­gest - Sum­mer edi­tion
13 March 2020
Gambling Com­mis­sion Agrees Re­cord £11.6m Set­tle­ment with Bet­way
On 12 March 2020, the Gambling Com­mis­sion (the “Com­mis­sion”) agreed a re­cord £11.6m reg­u­lat­ory set­tle­ment with Bet­way Lim­ited (“Bet­way”) in re­la­tion to its fail­ure to im­ple­ment ad­equate so­cial...
11 July 2019
Rights in sports data
The judg­ment of Za­car­oli J handed down in The Ra­cing Part­ner­ship Ltd & Ors v Done Broth­ers (Cash Bet­ting) Ltd & Ors [2019] EWHC 1156 is of sig­ni­fic­ant in­terest and gen­er­al im­port­ance prin­cip­ally for two...
04 March 2019
Days of fu­ture past: the re­in­tro­duc­tion of Crown Pref­er­ence
HM­RC has launched a con­sulta­tion on new le­gis­la­tion that will re­store (and im­prove) its status as a sec­ond­ary pref­er­en­tial cred­it­or for cer­tain tax debts in busi­ness in­solv­en­cies (the “Con­sulta­tion”)....