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Steven Philippsohn

Steven is a leading authority on complex international litigation. Over the last 30 years his firm has been retained by governmental, national and international organisations. Steven currently acts for State Enterprises, prominent financial institutions and other organisations in numerous jurisdictions including, amongst others British Virgin Islands, Cyprus, Jersey, Kuwait, Singapore and countries within Eastern Europe, Africa and South America as well as the UK and the US. His recent cases include Ukrsib Bank v Polyakov, Alfa Bank v Dalemont, Credit Suisse v UP Energy Group, VTB v Nutritek and others; Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Company and another v Al Refai and others; Berezovsky v Joseph Kay; Westminster Council v Dame Shirley Porter

The 2014 edition of Legal 500 has singled out Steven as being a leading individual in civil fraud and as being “aggressive for clients claims” and a “great strategist and fighter” He has been described as “always seeking to push the boundaries of what you can achieve to maximise a client’s position – he thinks outside the box” and as “a wise and excellent strategist” who “has a breadth and depth of experience, extensive knowledge of the market, and a willingness to take things on” (Chambers). In Chambers 2014 he is listed in the top tier of Fraud litigators, being described as a “brilliant thinker” according to market sources, who also commend him as having “very good instincts” and being “result orientated” (Chambers 2014).

The 2014 edition of Legal 500 have described PCB Litigation as having “real quality” with the 2014 edition of Chambers 2014 referring to them as a leading litigation practice, “the team constantly appearing in high quality work” The Times describe PCB as “solicitors to the banking community” and “operating across a global landscape, recovering and protecting clients’ assets over borders and through multiple jurisdictions”.

Steven is listed by the London Times as one of the 100 key influential legal professionals in the United Kingdom. For many years Steven was the Deputy Chairman and Board Member of the UK`s Fraud Advisory Panel

Steven is the UK representative of Fraudnet who are in the top tier of the Civil Fraud Section of the 2014 edition of the Chambers Global Law Directory. FraudNet is a worldwide network of lawyers specialized in asset tracing and recovery, with 67 Members present in 60 countries, providing victims of fraud with the possibility of retaining as the most sophisticated global fraud network the best asset recovery professionals in the targeted jurisdictions and access to a 24/7 international rapid deployment force to recover their stolen assets with the same cyber-powered speed, stealth, reach and proficiency.

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