Kofi specialises in complex commercial litigation and investigations, with a focus on financial services and fraud-related matters. He has extensive experience of highly sensitive, high-value disputes, often involving urgent interim relief and multiple jurisdictions. Kofi also regularly acts on internal reviews into issues involving shareholders and directors.
Since joining PCB Litigation in 2019, representative matters include: successfully obtaining a worldwide freezing order, search order and related relief to the value of £1.3 billion for the liquidator of Vneshprombank; and investigating a suspected trading fraud of c. $200 million for another international bank.
Prior to joining PCB Litigation, Kofi was a senior solicitor at a leading City disputes practice, where he acted on a broad range of investigations and dispute proceedings for corporates, private equity firms and financial institutions. Throughout 2018, he acted for the British Bankers’ Association in major High Court litigation and related US criminal proceedings concerning alleged manipulation of LIBOR by major international banks. In 2017, Kofi was seconded to the Royal Bank of Canada for 10 months, during which he directly managed litigation and regulatory enforcement matters across all divisions of the bank for the Europe and the Asia-Pacific regions.
Kofi trained and qualified at a magic circle firm, where he also practiced for several years after qualification, acting on a series of large-scale international matters. He is a solicitor-advocate (higher courts civil proceedings).