Fraud & Asset Recovery

Our lawyers have unparalleled experience in bringing and defending major international fraud claims and asset recovery actions before the Jersey courts.

We act for foreign governments, NGOs, multinational corporations and private individuals in some of the most complex and high value political corruption, forfeiture and judgment enforcement actions. We are able to offer a seamless service across multiple jurisdictions through our close association with professionals who are expert in asset tracing and recovery work, conducting coordinated action in multiple jurisdictions as necessary.

Freezing and Disclosure Orders

The firm has obtained many effective and creative orders for the swift identification and restraint of assets to enable the satisfaction of overseas claims. This includes worldwide freezing orders and, where appropriate, the use of gagging orders.

Asset Recovery Actions

The firm has acted in major asset recovery actions in Jersey, resulting, for example, in the recovery of millions of dollars of the proceeds of corruption for the state of Brazil subject to a constructive trust. It acted for the claimant in Dalemont v Senatorov who sought to pierce the veil of a Jersey foundation.

Insolvency

We have acted for numerous overseas insolvency practitioners seeking recognition and effective powers in Jersey in order to identify and recover assets for overseas creditors.

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