February

Posted on: February 6th, 2018

PCB Litigation has recovered the proceeds of a fraud committed against one of its clients who had been duped into transferring monies following the hacking of an email account. PCB did so by obtaining an Order against a major retail bank requiring that bank to hand over the proceeds of the fraud.


For the third time in five years, one of PCB Litigation’s cases has made The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of the year. Trevor Mascarenhas and Sarah Kuper of ‎PCB act for TPG Europe and 33 related respondents to a €1bn claim alleging two of the world’s largest private equity houses entered into a refinancing transaction with intent to put assets beyond the reach of creditors.

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January 2018

Posted on: January 23rd, 2018

PCB Litigation has been instructed to advise the victim of a substantial international investment fraud.

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December 2017

Posted on: December 12th, 2017

PCB Litigation is advising in relation to a client’s rights in relation to substantial sums of money following the administration of one of its customers.

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November 2017

Posted on: November 6th, 2017

PCB Litigation has been retained in relation to a multi-million pound tax fraud case, involving a number of jurisdictions and allegations of nominee ownership of assets.


PCB Litigation has been retained by a global organisation in relation to investigations arising from allegations of bribery and corruption.
PCB Litigation has been retained by a Government Authority to pursue recovery claims in multiple jurisdictions.
PCB Litigation continues to be ranked by Chambers & Partners as a top tier firm for Civil Fraud, with Steven Philippsohn, Anthony Riem and Trevor Mascarenhas all highly ranked for both Civil Fraud and Litigation.

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Double success for PCB Litigation

Posted on: October 16th, 2017

PCB Litigation is delighted to share with you a double success achieved last week. Not only has PCB Litigation continued to be highly ranked in Legal 500 – including in Tier 1 for civil fraud work – with all five partners being recommended, but we have been shortlisted for Specialist Law Firm of the Year in the prestigious British Legal Awards.

The partners are extremely appreciative of your continued support for the firm.

Our dual recognition is a reflection of the continued strength and growth of PCB Litigation.

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October 2017

Posted on: October 3rd, 2017

PCB Litigation have been retained on behalf of a Government agency to pursue claims of up to £2bn in numerous jurisdictions against various Defendants.

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September 2017

Posted on: September 19th, 2017

PCB Litigation has obtained recognition of a foreign liquidation and associated relief pursuant to the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations.


Two of PCB Litigation’s partners, Steven Philippsohn and Trevor Mascarenhas, have been identified by Who’s Who Legal in a list of 37 leading litigators at English law firms.


PCB Litigation has been retained by a global organisation to pursue claims against several Defendants who misappropriated hundreds of $m.

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PCB Litigation recognised as a “standout firm in the London market” by Who’s Who Asset Recovery 2017

Posted on: July 4th, 2017

Who’s Who Asset Recovery 2017 has described PCB Litigation as a “specialist fraud boutique” and a “standout firm in the London market”. Steven Philippsohn, Anthony Riem and Trevor Mascarenhas are all named in the list of 8 leading solicitors in the UK in asset recovery, with Steven and Anthony occupying the first 2 places.

• PCB is described as having “a strong track record in high-profile recoveries”.

• Steven Philippsohn is described as “an internationally renowned practitioner with a wealth of
experience in high-stakes litigation. According to one source, “He is an undoubted leader and
superb legal strategist.”

•“The “fantastic” Anthony Riem is a highly rated operator with over 20 years’ experience assisting
corporate and financial institution clients with international asset tracing and recovery
actions.”

• “Completing the firm’s offering, Trevor Mascarenhas is well versed in multi-jurisdictional asset
recovery and emerges as one of the top names in London.”

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July 2017

Posted on: July 4th, 2017

PCB Litigation has been instructed by a former director of an international consumer goods distribution company in connection with substantial deceit claims.


PCB Litigation has been instructed by an international education provider in relation to a dispute with some of its former employees.

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June 2017

Posted on: June 14th, 2017

Steven Philippsohn chaired a session at the Cambridge Forum on Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Awards on Defence Strategies, which Claimants Lawyers should make their clients aware of. He also gave the attached presentation.

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