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July 2018

At the recently announced 2018 Lawyer Awards, PCB Litigation was commended in the Boutique Firm of the Year category for its high-profile, high-value work over 2017 and 2018 and identified by the judges as “one to watch”.

PCB Litigation has been retained to advise European Liquidators in relation to funding and legal assistance to bring substantial multi jurisdictional claims.

June 2018

Anthony spoke at the International Conference of the Fraud Lawyers Association on litigating in the eye of the media.

Steven spoke on the topic of Managing International Litigation at the KNECT 365 Conference on Asset Recovery in Singapore.

Jon Felce’s analysis of a recent case concerning the purpose of the ‘slip rule’ was published by Lexis®PSL on 31 May 2018. A copy can be found here.

May 2018

PCB Litigation has successfully obtained a US$180 million judgment on behalf of a financial institution and an order that the defendant pay its client’s costs on an indemnity basis, having persuaded the Court that the defendant deliberately gave misleading evidence at trial.

PCB Litigation is delighted to announce that its Senior and Founding Partner, Steven Philippsohn, has won the prestigious Who’s Who Legal Asset Recovery Lawyer of the Year Award, presented at an awards ceremony in London on 8 May 2018.

Jon Felce was invited to join Lexis®PSL’s Case Analysis Expert Panel on Dispute Resolution. His first piece was published by Lexis®PSL on 30 April 2018 and can be found here.

April 2018

Steven Philippsohn accepted an invitation to address 35 of India’s leading Bankers on the topic of International Asset Recovery. The meeting took place at the offices of the Indian Bankers Association in Mumbai on 25th April.

PCB Litigation is delighted to confirm the successful resolution of a substantial bitcoin dispute in full.

February 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. The trial is scheduled to last most of February and March 2018.

PCB Litigation has been retained in relation to a multijurisdictional $300m nickel fraud claim.

Jon Felce’s article on “Defeating dissipation: recent legal developments” was published in a special report on Corporate Fraud and Corruption by Financier Worldwide Magazine: see here.

December 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.

November 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.

Jon Felce was this week’s Lawyer in the News in The Law Society Gazette: see here

Double success for PCB Litigation

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.

In The Legal 500, we maintained our top tier ranking for civil fraud – being described as “a niche firm which has built up an outstanding reputation in the civil fraud field”, “punching well above its weight” and providing “pragmatic, current and appropriate advice on all fronts” – with Steven Philippsohn and Anthony Riem again recognised as leading individuals. PCB Litigation also continues to be ranked highly for both commercial and banking litigation, having “expanded its disputes scope beyond the civil fraud arena to include complex commercial litigation work”, with an array of accolades going to our partners. “Highly rated” Steven Philippsohn is a “name to note”, whilst Anthony Riem “gives sensible and measured advice” and is “a shrewd tactician and a great fighter”. “Wise and sharp” and “encyclopedic” Trevor Mascarenhas has “strong business acumen and gives appropriate advice”, Nick Ractliff “is well regarded for shareholder and joint venture disputes, unfair prejudice matters, and breach of fiduciary duty claims” and Jon Felce is also recommended as a key contact.

Meanwhile, we are also very proud to have been recognised by The British Legal Awards, the glittering awards ceremony being said to represent the cream of the UK’s legal community.

We look forward to sharing our continued success with you in the future.

Steven, Tony, Trevor, Nick and Jon