September 2017

Posted on: September 19th, 2017

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 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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Partnership Appointment

Posted on: June 1st, 2017

PCB Litigation is delighted to announce that Jon Felce has joined the partnership on 1 June. Since joining the team in 2014 from a leading international firm, Jon has obtained a number of extremely successful results for his clients including a series of ground-breaking orders. Jon has significant experience in complex, high value domestic and cross-border commercial litigation and fraud and asset recovery disputes, and is a welcome addition to PCB Litigation’s industry-leading partners.

PCB Litigation’s Senior Partner, Steven Philippsohn, said: “We are delighted that Jon has accepted our invitation to join the Partnership.

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May 2017

Posted on: May 8th, 2017

PCB Litigation is advising in relation to a significant bitcoin dispute.


PCB Litigation has been retained to act for a company holding valuable oil and gas interests, which were the subject of a transfer that is being disputed in the Commercial Court.
An article in Legal Futures, based on a report released by Premonition, names PCB Litigation as one of 7 law firms to have a 100% success rate in the Chancery Division of the High Court over the last 3 years (minimum 5 cases). The Chancery Division hears a variety of cases including those involving fraud, company and trust disputes and insolvency cases, areas in which PCB Litigation is very active.

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April 2017

Posted on: April 21st, 2017

PCB Litigation has been instructed on behalf of a Bank to pursue claims in respect of a loan which was obtained by fraud.


PCB Litigation has been instructed to advise a major UK company in relation to various contractual and other issues arising out of a share sale agreement.
PCB Litigation has been instructed to bring claims arising out of the collapse of a property investment.
PCB Litigation has been instructed to defend claims in relation to an international joint venture dispute
PCB Litigation has been instructed in relation to a multi-million dollar investment and property dispute involving a factory and its relocation.

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March 2017

Posted on: March 6th, 2017

PCB obtains first ever search order against a third party: see here for details


PCB Litigation has been retained to act for a major European State Bank in a multi $million asset recovery case involving several jurisdictions.

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February 2017

Posted on: February 3rd, 2017

PCB Litigation are advising on the recovery of $1billion African fraud


Steven Philippsohn has been included in The Thought Leaders section of the Who’s Who Legal website – see here

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January 2017

Posted on: January 13th, 2017

PCB Litigation have been retained by a European pension fund who are the alleged victim of a $multimillion investment fraud.


PCB Litigation have been retained by Middle Eastern clients in relation to a major insurance fraud.


Steven Philippsohn was quoted in The Times on “After last year’s dramas, what lies ahead?”

Mr Philippsohn was one of a number of leading lawyers asked by the Times to comment on what to expect in 2017, identifying regulatory compliance as ever more important: “2017 is likely to see increased corporate responsibility ‎for prevention of financial crime.

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