Martin Kenney & Co. Solicitors

Fraud Department

Global-wide

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What the team is known for Martin Kenney & Co is a founding member of ICC FraudNet, an international network of fraud and asset recovery lawyers. Operating out of the BVI, the boutique firm acts as expert local counsel or as lead counsel in coordinating cross-border asset tracing and recovery mandates. It is comfortable handling complex pre-emptive remedy law, cross-border insolvency and worldwide freezing orders.

Strengths"The firm is managing and pulling together teams of international lawyers across numerous different countries. It's not just acting as a high-quality local counsel, it's a good team at that firm that is more than just a local component to a bigger case."

Work highlights Acted on behalf of Nissan to investigate the status of a superyacht acquired by former CEO and chair Carlos Ghosn.

Notable practitioners

Martin Kenney is the founding and managing partner of the firm. He is qualified as a BVI and English solicitor advocate, a New York foreign legal consultant and a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. "Martin does asset tracing and recovery day in, day out," says one lawyer. An impressed client adds: "Mr Kenney and his team were like an unstoppable tank. I was amazed by their tenacity at working for a group who really had no money to pay him. We were mostly all broke - I will forever be grateful for him and his incredible team."