Representation of former CEO of large Nigerian bank in £800 million fraud proceedings
The firm represented Dr Erastus Akingbola, previously CEO of one of Nigeria’s largest banks, in £800 million proceedings in London, which were instigated by the client’s former employer. The case involved a worldwide freezing order, issues of domestic and Nigerian law and parallel criminal proceedings in Nigeria.
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Emma's experience is in fraud and competition law with particular interest in cases litigated in the High Court which are also of interest to the criminal and regulatory authorities in the UK and abroad. Emma was quoted in Legal 500 (2015) as being "Very Sharp"
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"Highly recommended for his asset recovery practice and has extensive experience in multi-jurisdictional emergency procedures including asset freezing and search and seizure orders." Who's Who Legal