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Craig Pollack

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Fraud: CivilBanking LitigationCommercial and Corporate Litigation
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Fraud: Civil - UK-wide

Band 3

Craig Pollack plays a central role in high-value fraud cases relating to an array of claims including breach of contract and conspiracy. He also assists his clients in recovering misappropriated assets.
"Craig is outstanding. He has a very solid grasp of the law and he doesn't create false expectations - he's very honest and open with you about your position." "Craig is wise, extremely experienced and a brilliant litigator who leads his team and inspires his client."
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Banking Litigation - London (Firms)

Band 5

Craig Pollack handles a wide range of disputes emerging from the banking sector and often acts in high-profile international litigation. He has defended clients in a wide range of claims related to market abuse and financial product mis-selling and is also skilled at advising on contentious regulatory investigations.
"Craig is well regarded and a heavyweight litigator." "He is a very serious operator and a good lawyer."
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Commercial and Corporate Litigation - London (Firms)

Band 3

Craig Pollack advises clients on an array of complex transactional, contractual and shareholder disputes. He is particularly adept at dealing with overseas clients and with cross-border and offshore matters.
"Craig Pollack is one of the best litigation strategists in the market, and someone you definitely want on your team." "He has an excellent reputation and he is a very good litigator." "Craig is direct, to the point and gets on with the job. He has an amazing rapport with his international counterparts and this shines through in every case."
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Craig Pollack draws on over 25 years of litigation and arbitration experience to guide clients through the most complex, cutting edge international disputes. Mr. Pollack has worked on some of the most high profile litigation of recent years, including successfully defending Mr. Oleg Mkrtchan and his related corporate entities against multi-billion dollar claims brought by two separate Ukrainian oligarchs. He is currently engaged in high profile litigation defending claims made by Vale relating to one of Africa’s biggest mining controversies and in defending Magnus Roth in claims made in connection with ownership of Russia's largest fish business (Norebo).

Mr. Pollack acts for major investment banks, hedge funds, public companies, and high net worth individuals and has particular expertise in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes, regulatory investigations, and banking and financial markets disputes.

Career

Prior to joining Covington in January 2017, Mr. Pollack was the Global Head of Dispute Resolution at a major international firm.

Publications

Mr. Pollack is often invited to speak at industry events and is the author of several key articles including: "Evaluative Mediations: Considerations in deciding whether to agree it" (JAMS International Publication) and "The role of the mediation advocate: a user's guide to mediation" (LCIA Journal).

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