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Commercial Fraud

If you or your business discovers that is has been the victim of fraud we can provide rapid, practical and cost effective action to help you investigate what has happened and recover your money.

Notable highlights

  • We investigated a multi-national trade fraud, obtained a worldwide freezing order for $100m in the English Courts in support of proceedings in Italy, and coordinated enforcement of that order in Luxembourg and the US.
  • We acted to successfully protect a UK listed company where allegations of fraud against a director led to a large claim from a foreign bank.
  • We acted for a travel company to recover all the losses it suffered as a result of a £5m fraud by its former Company Secretary.
  • We represented an African oil trading company in $50m fraud proceedings, successfully discharging injunctions in England, Mauritius and South Africa and enforcing cross-undertakings for damages.
  • We advised a US company on claims arising out of the purchase of a business via a German intermediary, specifically relating to the misappropriation of funds from an account in Liechtenstein.
  • We acted for a high-net-worth individual to recover €15 million stolen from a Cayman Islands account by obtaining a worldwide freezing order in the English Courts and tracing assets in the UK, Italy, Luxembourg and Austria.