Kobre & Kim

Financial Crime Department

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Kobre & Kim is a highly regarded international firm with expertise in handling cross-border financial crime matters for high net worth individuals. "They are very good and excellent for international matters," says a commentator. Another comments: "I have never seen such high-level work, strategic thinking and speed in a law firm."

Sources praise the team, with one saying: "The lawyers at that firm are brilliant, they are full of smart and talented individuals." Another source comments: "They are a very approachable and relaxed firm, they have very nice people and they work ridiculously hard across a number of time zones." An interviewee enthuses: "We think that they are very, very good and some of the best that we have ever worked with in terms of their knowledge and expertise. They will negotiate if a client wants to, but also fight for a client if that's the right course of action."

Notable practitioners

Robin Rathmell
is qualified in both the UK and USA. He acts for wealthy individuals on international financial crime cases. A source praises Rathmell, saying: "Rob is a superb tactician in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes that blend different areas of law from white-collar crime to commercial litigation to bankruptcy to reputation management." Several interviewees recognise the quality of his client care, with one interviewee saying: "He looks after clients very well and he is very good at communicating to clients in stressful situations." Another interviewee comments: "He is quickly able to weigh up vast amounts of information and understand complex issues."