Farrer & Co LLP

Fraud: Civil Department

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What the team is known for Deals with major fraud matters on behalf of corporates and high net worth individuals. Displays impressive expertise in cross-border work, particularly across Europe and in offshore jurisdictions. Well known for its expertise in handling fraud claims with trust elements. Advises clients with links to the energy, real estate, and oil and gas sectors, with further strength in claims relating to financial services fraud.

Strengths A commentator characterises the firm as a "very classy outfit with a user-friendly approach to litigation."

A source lauds the team for being "very professional and innovative," with another adding that the lawyers "provide the highest-quality legal advice and service."

One client says the team comprises "excellent lawyers who have a good reputation."

Work highlights Represented RP Explorer, a Cayman-based investment fund, in its USD80 million claim for fraud against multiple defendants with regard to the client's investments on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

Notable practitioners

Adrian Parkhouse
is head of commercial litigation at the firm and also co-chairs the art group. He assists clients with complex fraud disputes as well as helping them with asset tracing matters, and has particular expertise in claims related to fine art and alleged investment fraud.