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Fraud and Asset Tracing Litigation

We are one of only a few large, full-service law firms with dedicated expertise in fraud litigation in the U.S., Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Our experts have been involved in some of the largest international fraud cases, including Maxwell, Madoff and KazakhGold. 

We act for claimants in corporate fraud and asset tracing claims, obtaining emergency freezing and disclosure orders and conducting and coordinating national and international fraud investigations.

Our lawyers have experience of litigating in the key offshore jurisdictions in which proceeds from fraud are usually held and can act quickly to freeze assets. We provide extensive resources, up-to-date knowledge and a proven ability to handle cross-border work. 

Our advice covers:

  • banking fraud and corporate fraud
  • mortgage fraud and letter of credit fraud
  • asset tracing, civil search orders and freezing orders
  • private prosecution
  • extradition and transfers to avoid creditors and criminal seizure
  • offshore trust disputes, trustee charging, removal and retirement of trustees and sham trusts
  • disputed settlements and wills disputes
  • breach of trust and breach of fiduciary duty
  • undue influence, mental capacity and incapacity issues
  • partnership disputes, including general partner, limited partnership and limited liability partnership

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News: 21 APRIL 2021

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