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Civil Fraud

Peters & Peters has an international reputation for both bringing and defending civil fraud claims on behalf of clients including multi-national companies, governments and high net worth individuals. We are ranked in Band 1 of UK firms acting in this practice area by Chambers UK 2017 who describe us as a “well-known name with a reputation for high-profile international instructions”.

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We are regularly instructed in some of the most high-profile and cutting-edge civil fraud claims to come before the High Court. We have successfully pursued and defended claims valued in the hundreds of millions of pounds and we have managed serious and complex matters, often with multiple claims being pursued across different jurisdictions.

We specialise in tracing and recovering stolen or misappropriated funds or property. Clients value our ability to identify the key issues in a case quickly and to take the necessary steps to preserve assets without delay. The majority of our cases are international and we work closely with leading practitioners in many other jurisdictions to achieve outstanding results for our clients.

Peters & Peters is also renowned for acting for clients against whom serious allegations of fraud are made, and in particular where Freezing Injunctions & Search Orders have been obtained.

We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver a hands-on, pro-active service to claimants and defendants, both here and abroad with a strong focus on crisis-management throughout.

Due to our Business Crime team’s experience in international criminal and regulatory investigations, we are familiar with the issues which arise where civil fraud cases are running in tandem with criminal investigations and prosecutions (including where a claimant wishes to bring a private prosecution) and we are able to provide comprehensive and effective advice to defendants who may be subject to attention from prosecutors.

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Key Contacts

Keith Oliver

Keith Oliver, Head of International

Email Keith

+44 (0)20 7822 7722

Jonathan Tickner

Jonathan Tickner, Partner

Email Jonathan

+44 (0)20 7822 7766

Sarah Gabriel

Sarah Gabriel, Partner

Email Sarah

+44 (0)20 7822 7730

Jason Woodland

Jason Woodland, Partner

Email Jason

+44 (0)20 7822 7760

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