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Event: The Four Faces of Fraud Disputes, 12th March 2024

Event: The Four Faces of Fraud Disputes, 12th March 2024

The Reform Club,
Pall Mall,

12th March 2024
8am - 11:30am BST

Join Outer Temple Chambers’ fraud team alongside other expert guests on Tuesday 12th March 2024 for our Fraud breakfast seminar hosted at The Reform Club.

You are invited to join Outer Temple Chambers’ fraud team and expert guests from Cooke, Young & Keidan, Fieldfisher, Macfarlanes, McDermott Will & Emery and RPC for our event ‘The Four Faces of Fraud Disputes’.

Across four specialist panels, our speakers will be discussing:

  • The expanding landscape of corporate liability in criminal fraud offences: key implications and insights;
  • Strategic thinking in civil fraud litigation in 2024;
  • International perspectives: from fraud in the context of International Financial Institutions (e.g., the World Bank) to tales from the Middle East; and
  • Key issues when faced with fraud allegations in international arbitration.

Book your place

This event will be held in-person at The Reform Club, 104 Pall Mall, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5EW. Places are limited and booking is required.

To book a place and register for the event, click here.

The Agenda

8:00am – Registration & Breakfast

8:45-10:00am – Event

10:30-11:30am – Coffee & Networking

Speaker Bios

John McKendrick KC

John practises in public and commercial law. After taking silk in his late thirties, he has led teams before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, the Queen’s Bench Division, Chancery Division, Family Division, the Commercial Court, the Court of Protection, the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, the Privy Council, the Scottish courts and in many arbitrations. He has been involved in many high profile cases. 

Natalie Todd

Natalie has expertise in litigation and arbitration involving banking and financial services, insolvency, trust, contractual, partnership, shareholder and commercial disputes.  She has a particular specialism in fraud and asset recovery and has acted on some high profile Russian and CIS cases.  She has worked on multi-jurisdictional asset tracing cases, including obtaining extensive Worldwide Freezing, Search, Disclosure and Passport Surrender Orders in one of Russia’s biggest ever alleged bank frauds.

Alex Haines

Alex is a barrister called to both the English and Irish Bars and a US-qualified attorney admitted to the New York Bar. He is a specialist in international law and sanctions, with rare expertise in the law of international organisations (IOs). Alex’s core practice areas are: (i) business crime including global investigations and the debarment frameworks of Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) and International Financial Institutions (IFIs); (ii) sanctions and export control; (iii) international regulatory and disciplinary proceedings; (iv) international administrative law and the institutional law of IOs including their privileges and immunities; and (v) international arbitration and ADR. Alex is one of few practitioners who have been instructed in LCIA arbitrations against IOs.

Romilly Holland

Romilly Holland focuses her practice on international commercial and investment arbitration and has significant experience in arbitrations before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), as well as before ad hoc tribunals. In addition to acting as counsel, Romilly has regularly been appointed as secretary to the arbitral tribunal in international commercial arbitration proceedings.

Justina Stewart

Justina Stewart’s practice encompasses the full range of commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on banking and financial servicescivil fraudfintech and digital assets, insolvency and international arbitration. Justina’s practice spans all aspects of civil fraud claims, including applications for freezing and disclosure orders as well as ancillary orders such as committal applications; acting in trials involving allegations of fraud and dishonesty; asset recovery and tracing claims, and recognition and enforcement of judgments.

Dan Wyatt

Dan Wyatt is an experienced commercial litigator with particular expertise in complex, international, high value civil fraud, crypto/digital asset, financial services, and shareholder/partnership disputes. His work is usually multi-jurisdictional, and frequently involves Former Soviet Union countries. Dan advises on proceedings in all levels of the English courts, as well as on arbitration proceedings.

Oliver Powell

“An impressive senior junior well versed in large scale litigation”. Oliver Powell is ranked in both Chambers & Partners (UK) and The Legal 500 (in five practice areas). He undertakes instructions that involve the regulation of business activity and commerce. His practice encompasses: asset forfeiture & civil recovery; business crime; civil fraud; corporate investigations; financial services; health, safety & environment; maritime regulatory law; and sanctions & export controls.

Nathan Capone

Nathan has extensive dispute resolution experience with a focus on complex fraud, investigations, injunctions, asset recovery and enforcement. He is ranked as ranked as a ‘Rising Star’ for Civil Fraud in the Legal 500, where I’ve been described by clients as a “really dynamic, skilful litigator” and “a superstar in the making” who is “dedicated to providing an excellent client service, obtaining great results against the odds“.

Sophie O’Sullivan

Sophie O’Sullivan is a specialist in business crime and professional regulation. Her core practice areas are: sanctionsbusiness crime; commercial fraud; asset forfeiturefinancial regulation and complianceprofessional discipline; and health and safety. Sophie is ranked as a Leading Junior in four practice areas by the Legal 500: (1) Business and Regulatory Crime (Including Global Investigations); (2) Fraud; (3) POCA and Asset Forfeiture; (4) Professional Discipline and Regulatory Law.

Lucian Ilie

Lucian is an English barrister and a French avocat specialising in international law, transnational litigation and international arbitration, with particular expertise in investor-State disputes and commercial arbitration cases. Combining experience of civil law culture with common law know-how, Lucian’s practice areas include: (i) International Arbitration (including arbitration-related litigation), (ii) International Organisations, (iii) Private and Public International Law (including rules of jurisdiction, conflict of laws, enforcement of foreign judgments/awards, State immunity, extradition, ECHR law) and (iv) International Commercial Litigation (including before the English, French, DIFC and ADGM courts).

Neill Blundell

Neill is a partner at White & Case and head of the London white collar team. He is a specialist white collar and regulatory defence lawyer who advises both individuals and corporates on compliance, pre-investigations, investigations and prosecutions conducted by UK agencies such as the FCA, SFO, CMA, HMRC, NCA, and the CPS. He is also an expert on building anti-fraud, AML, anti-bribery and Criminal Finance Act compliance programmes and in providing the training for clients in anti-fraud and culture awareness.

Helen Pugh

Helen specialises in general commercial litigation, civil fraud, contentious insolvency and company law issues, and professional negligence. Her practice has a strong international element with expertise in jurisdictional disputes and conflict of law issues, including as they arise at an interim stage in applications for worldwide freezing orders and service out applications or on the substantive claim, and in the cross-border insolvency context.

Nicholas Hill

Nick has a substantial pensions law, commercial disputes and professional negligence practice. He is ranked as a Leading Junior in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. The directories recommend Nick for his client care, for his advocacy, for developing new arguments, and for finding solutions; he is described as being “second to none”. His clients include individuals, companies, partnerships, major English and American law firms, insurance companies, benefits consultants, professional trustees, actuaries, various property entities, investment managers and advisers.


Events 26 Feb, 2024


John McKendrick KC

Call: 1999 Silk: 2016

Oliver Powell

Call: 2006 (England & Wales); 2010 (Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI))

Alex Haines

Call: 2007 (England & Wales); 2019 (New York); 2020 (Ireland); and 2024 (District of Columbia)

Nicholas Hill

Call: 2008

Helen Pugh

Call: 2008

Justina Stewart

Call: 2010

Sophie O’Sullivan

Call: 2011

Lucian ILIE

Call: 2021 (Solicitor Advocate since 2018); 2016 (Bucharest); 2013 (Paris)

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