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 SFO.
- Anglo-Russian Law Association
- British Nigeria Law Forum
- Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
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 HMRC 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.
Prior to joining the firm, Vlad worked at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and the University of Oxford. He holds a doctorate and masters in Law and Accounting from the London School of Economics and Political Science where he also taught on the LLM Corporate Governance Programme. Vlad’s doctorate thesis deals with issues of investor protection in Russia. Vlad spent the legal year 2016-17 working at the Court of Appeal as Judicial Assistant to Sir Christopher Clarke and Lady Justice Thirlwall.
Vlad is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb).
- Representation of former CEO of large Nigerian bank in £800 million fraud proceedings
- Acting in connected Commercial Court claims with a combined value in excess of $400 million, subject to Kazakh law
- Representation of corporate clients and individuals in relation to restraint arising from money laundering investigation