Civil Fraud and Asset Recovery
“Its members are experienced in the handling of complex and high-profile commercial disputes, and are regularly instructed in cases involving civil fraud, insolvency, commercial loans, securities and secured lending.”
(Chancery: Commercial, The Chambers UK Bar 2019)
Our expertise in commercial litigation, trusts, banking and insolvency law means we are a natural choice for cases involving allegations of dishonesty, whether in a corporate or private client context. We have wide ranging experience in civil fraud and asset recovery matters, including breach of fiduciary duties, knowing receipt and dishonest assistance, international asset tracing and restitutionary remedies.
We are experienced in obtaining emergency relief to protect our clients’ assets, including worldwide freezing injunctions and search orders and advising on interim conservatory measures in other jurisdictions including close collaboration with local counsel.
Our work in this area is often international in scope, with recent disputes touching on the USA, Continental Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as several offshore jurisdictions. It encompasses a broad variety of sectors, including financial services, real estate, energy and hospitality, in addition to cases involving private individuals.
Our civil fraud and asset recovery team includes barristers at all levels of experience, which means we can offer a comprehensive service on all manner of fraud issues, from international, multi-counsel cases to discrete advisory work.