Stephen Smith QC
Offers clients almost unparalleled expertise in civil fraud litigation and asset-freezing matters. His offshore practice incorporates work in the BVI, Cayman Islands, Bahamas and UK Crown Dependencies. He has substantial experience in cases involving breach of fiduciary duties, and is well versed in asset tracing and recovery procedures.
Strengths: "An excellent trusts and fraud lawyer - there are few with his depth and breadth of experience. He is fantastically well qualified and good company too."
Recent work: Acted in PT Ventures v Tokeyna Management, an important decision of the Commercial Court in the BVI which significantly restricts the perceived scope of the Black Swan Principle regarding freezing orders.