Neil Micklethwaite is the Managing Director of Brown Rudnick’s Dispute Resolution Department, and has over 25 years of experience in handling complex litigation and international arbitrations. Neil also has extensive experience of handling regulatory investigations. He acts for international corporations, asset managers and hedge funds, as well as representing UHNW individuals in large scale litigation cases, and in defending regulatory investigations both in the UK and worldwide.
Neil has extensive experience in complex disputes concerning the Russian Federation and other CIS states and has significant experience in civil and criminal fraud cases and in undertaking asset tracing exercises across numerous jurisdictions. Alongside this work, Neil also regularly defends high profile individuals in regulatory and criminal investigations brought by the National Crime Agency, the Serious Fraud Office, the FCA, the SEC and HMRC. Before joining Brown Rudnick, Neil was head of litigation in London at both DLA Piper and Bingham McCutchen.
Neil has acted for Hermitage Capital Management in relation to a major US$230m fraud affecting its business in Russia, as well as advising on civil asset tracing issues and criminal investigations in the U.K, Guernsey, Switzerland, the BVI and the USA.