Peters & Peters

Dr. Vlad Meerovich


A specialist in multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation and international arbitration, Vlad also has experience of acting in cases involving parallel criminal proceedings and investigations by the Serious Fraud Office.

Vlad is a commercial litigator specialising in the field of complex corporate and financial fraud. He acts in the High Court and arbitral proceedings that also tend to engage criminal process and involve emergency without notice applications to seize property and assets. Vlad’s experience covers both obtaining and challenging freezing injunctions.

Since joining Peters & Peters in 2009, Vlad has represented clients in a range of high-profile, high-value civil and criminal cases. He has worked on matters involving allegations of breach of fiduciary duty, corruption, dishonesty, fraudulent misrepresentation, misappropriation, money laundering, price fixing and unlawful financial assistance. Vlad has particular experience of acting in cases arising out of business acquisitions (acting for and against former management); failed investments that have been misappropriated and/or mismanaged; trusts; and HM Revenue & Customs enquiries.

Much of Vlad’s work is international. In addition to UK and European clients, he has acted for individuals and entities from India, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Russia, Ukraine and the United States.

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)20 7822 7762
Case examples

Acted for Russian businessman Alexander Tugushev in Commercial Court claims brought by against Vitaly Orlov and others relating to one of Russia's largest international fishing businesses.

Acting for a former director of the BSGR group in Vale v Steinmetz, a £1 billion-plus Commercial Court claim relating to a mining joint venture in Guinea.

Acting for the owner of a large Russian business who became a victim of a major fraud perpetrated by one of his trusted employees and accomplices

Advising the owner of one of Ukraine’s largest gas and energy companies subject to numerous criminal allegations.

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
Civil Justice Committee of the Law Society of England & Wales
Private International Law Working Group of the Law Society of England & Wales