Exceptional, director-led, advice and representation DaySparkes is a litigation firm based in the heart of London’s legal quarter, which specialises in complex commercial, banking and fraud disputes, frequently with an international dimension. Learn More Sir Ross Cranston releases second report on the HBOS Reading Fraud Customer Re-Review Learn More Sir Ross Cranston exposes serious “flaws” in the Griggs Review and an “unacceptable denial of responsibility” by Lloyds for the HBOS Reading banking scandal Learn More Freezing Injunctions for the Super Rich: What exactly are Ordinary Living Expenses? (the case of Vneshprombank LLC v Georgy Bedzhamov and others) Learn More Dropping anchor in English waters to catch the bigger fish Learn More HBOS fined £45.5 million for failure to report suspicions of Scourfield’s Reading Fraud Learn More Time for a Banking Tribunal? On 11 July 2018, the All Party Parliamentary Group (“APPG”) on Fair Business Banking published its long awaited report entitled “Fair Business Banking for All – How to improve access to justice for business in financial services disputes”. Learn More R-E-L-I-A-N-C-E - FIND OUT WHAT IT MEANS TO ME: Court Of Appeal Clarifies Application Of UCTA Test Of Reasonableness To Non-Reliance Clauses Learn More Reflecting on this... Court Of Appeal Clarifies The Rule Against Reflective Loss Learn More

What people say about us

  • The 'excellent boutique' litigation practice DaySparkes is a conflict-free law firm that acts for a range of companies, hedge funds and high-net-worth individuals and is 'able to take on interesting and complex financial disputes'.
    The Legal 500
  • DaySparkes' 'offers highly effective partner-led non-conflicted litigation to individuals and corporates'.
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  • “Brilliant job! Many thanks for everything. Your hard work, clear advice and patience has truly paid off. ”
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  • “I still revel in the Victory you gave me.”
    Client
  •  John Day is 'highly experienced and utterly unflappable', and Michael Sparkes is 'very bright and capable'.
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  • "DaySparkes adopt a commercial approach"
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  • "Very effective and represent good value for money"
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  • "An excellent boutique firm" that litigates an increasing number of high-value, complex disputes.
    The Legal 500
  • Sparkes and Day are 'really switched on when it comes to financial disputes and offer an admirable pragmatic, no-nonsense approach to claims'.
    The Legal 500
  • Michael Sparkes and the "hands-on and energetic" John Day are recommended.
    The Legal 500
  • John Day "has excellent instincts when it comes to litigation and a very good way with clients"
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  • Michael Sparkes "quickly cuts through difficult legal problems and presents them in a commercial way"
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  • John Day "has an instinctive grasp for a case’s strategy".
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