DLA Piper Global Law Firm
Representing a multinational client in the recovery of oil product and sums due under oil supply contracts with a value of over $100 million from a Nigerian-based company, involving proceedings in the English High Court, the Nigerian Federal Court and in the Netherlands, where a ship and a cargo of oil product were arrested.
Acting for a Saudi Arabian group in relation to a US$10 billion fraud claim in the Cayman Islands and related proceedings in Bahrain, Switzerland, the US and England.
Acting for one of the world’s largest US manufacturers and distributors of medical products in relation to US$200 million tortious interference claims against their competitors and defecting employees in the US, Japan, Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland.
Representing a global defence contractor in FCPA/UK Bribery Act investigations pending simultaneously in European, African, Asian, and US jurisdictions.
Advising a number of major reinsurers following the major market loss arising out of the floods in Queensland, Australia, resulting in physical damage and business interruption claims by a global resources company for A$1.2 billion.
Representing the Government of the Republic of Zambia in its successful flagship anti-corruption case against its former president and 19 other defendants in the English High Court and on appeal, proceedings having taken place in London and Lusaka by way of a simultaneous video link between the two courtrooms.
Advising professional trustees in US$1 billion litigation relating to the Madoff fraud, involving claims brought in the US, Bermuda and England, with satellite litigation in a number of other offshore jurisdictions.
Obtaining freezing orders in Cyprus, Belize, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein on behalf of a Russian bank against a borrower who had misappropriated funds, and procuring his criminal prosecution in France.
Advising a newly-elected democratic government in Asia on the recovery in Singapore, the UK, Malaysia and Myanmar of substantial assets fraudulently misappropriated by members of the former regime through the central banking system and government-owned instrumentalities.
Recovering over £200 million for the administrators of a bridging finance company which was the subject of an extensive and high-profile fraud by one of its directors in proceedings in Pakistan, Dubai, Greece, Spain and Portugal.