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Essex Court Chambers

Paul McGrath QC

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments

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Global
Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

Band 2

Paul McGrath QC
Strengths: "He is pre-eminent in the field of fraud and has a genuine passion for the law which he combines with a thoroughly practical approach to his advice."
Recent work: Acted for Ravi Ruia and Prashant Ruia in defending claims brought by ArcelorMittal for conspiracy to place assets beyond creditors in order to avoid enforcement of arbitral awards.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

Band 2

Paul McGrath QC
Strengths: "Very, very knowledgeable and strategic in his approach to cases." "He's highly knowledgeable about fraud in terms of law and practice, and is very creative with it."
Recent work: Acted in The Libyan Investment Authority v Credit Suisse International, GLG Partners Asset Management Ltd & Others, a case involving allegations that Credit Suisse and GLG Partners paid substantial bribes to officers of the LIA.
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Offshore (Bar) - UK

Band 2

Paul McGrath QC
Paul McGrath QC often appears in, or advises on, high-value commercial claims and is also highly adept at international arbitration. His recent instructions include a substantial fraud case with cross-border regulatory implications. His offshore practice includes work in the Cayman Islands, the BVI and Dubai.
Strengths: "In the world of fraud and asset tracing, there are few people who could match Paul for his encyclopedic knowledge." "He is just fabulous at the law and lovely to work with as well."
Recent work: Represented Convoy in Convoy v Roy Cho and Broad Idea, a significant BVI case regarding the jurisdiction to grant interim relief orders.
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