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Dispute Resolution
9 Years Ranked

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Provided by Oliver Clifton

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Oliver Clifton is a partner in the Insolvency & Dispute Resolution Group in the BVI. He acts in disputes involving ultra-high-value assets, fraud disputes and litigation arising out of Russia, the CIS and Africa.

Oliver specialises in complex cross-border commercial litigation, with particular experience in fraud and asset tracing, as well as "Oligarch" litigation often involving urgent injunction and disclosure applications. He also has extensive experience in obtaining orders in support of foreign Court and arbitration proceedings.

He is an experienced advocate and appears in the BVI Commercial Court, before the ECSC Court of Appeal and the Privy Council.

Professional Memberships

Member, COMBAR (North America)

Member, BVI Bar Association

Honorary Member, Chancery Bar Association

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Dispute Resolution - British Virgin Islands
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Band 1

Oliver Clifton has a strong reputation in the jurisdiction, particularly when it comes to the representation of clients based in Russia. He has many years' experience in the BVI and regularly assists with white-collar fraud and asset tracing work.
"He is an experienced and savvy BVI litigator." "He is very quick to catch every single detail and react. Oliver's presence is key to a smooth trial."

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