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UK 2022
UK-wide Fraud: Civil
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Band 5

2 Ranked Lawyers

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Fraud: Civil - UK-wide
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Band 5
What the team is known for

Conducts far-reaching investigations, arbitrations and litigation relating to alleged fraud and financial crime. Particularly successful at representing blue-chip clients in the financial services sector, including banks, corporates and individuals. Substantial experience in dealing with complex, multi-jurisdictional fraud cases. Offers an in-house forensic services team, including accountants and IT specialists, to seamlessly assist clients with uncovering or refuting fraudulent activity.

Strengths

Commentators say: "It's a great, knowledgeable team that is excellent in navigating clients through complicated matters."

Interviewees report: "They manage their cases extremely well. Papers are always well prepared and well thought through - they really think the positions through on a case."

"They are massively well resourced, so if something is required, they can get it done. They have the size and quality of resources to be able to back things up," reports a client.

Work highlights

Continued to represent the Asturion Foundation, established to hold assets on behalf of the Saudi royal family, in recovery proceedings concerning a high-value property portfolio which was transferred fraudulently by one of the foundation members to a widow of the late King of Saudi Arabia.

Notable practitioners

Segun Osuntokun is the managing partner of the firm's London office as well as heading the civil fraud team. He has vast experience in handling investigations, disputes and asset tracing related to alleged fraud, with notable expertise in sub-Saharan African jurisdictions.

Andrew Tuson has a strong fraud practice, with key experience in both civil and criminal proceedings relating to alleged fraudulent activity. He can advise clients on the pursuit and defence of large fraud claims as well as asset recovery matters.
"He's absolutely excellent, clear-headed and very easy to work with."

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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

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Segun Osuntokun
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Andrew Tuson
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