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Partnership Appointment

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. Jon`s outstanding ability has already made him a “go to” lawyer in the complex litigation area in which we practice.”

Jon Felce commented: “I am extremely pleased to be joining the partnership at PCB Litigation. Given the firm’s fantastic reputation, this is a real honour and I look forward to continuing to contribute to the success of the practice.”

July 2016

Anthony Riem has been selected as one of the five most highly regarded individuals in Europe in Asset Recovery in the Whos Who 2016 Asset Recovery Analysis released today. It provided the following analysis of PCB:

London-based fraud boutique PCB Litigation is a “prominent firm in the UK market”. Founding partner Steven Philippsohn is renowned for being “a true visionary in the field” whose “strategic acumen and long-standing experience” has seen his small firm compete with the likes of the international heavyweights. The highly regarded Anthony Riem is also singled out as a “stellar practitioner” who “navigates complex structures and transactions with ease”. Clients were effusive in their praise of Riem, describing him as a “wonderful operator with particular expertise dealing with, and against, offshore firms”. Additionally, peers and clients alike commend Trevor Mascarenhas for his “intelligent handling of complex cases”. One source described him as a “formidable opponent” who is “rigorous, insightful and full of conviction”. See here


PCB Litigation has been instructed by a major international company on a worldwide fraud investigation


PCB have been retained to pursue a $ billion claim in 7 jurisdictions


PCB Litigation successfully resisted an application to set aside a default judgment: see transcript of judgment of Master Matthews.

January 2014

PCB Litigation has been instructed in arbitration proceedings arising from a dispute between shareholders of a Cypriot company, involving numerous allegations of wrongdoing against the majority shareholders.


One of PCB Litigation’s cases has been named by The Lawyer as one of the top cases of 2014. The Lawyer reports that this “is expected to be one of the largest claims in the Commercial Court in 2014”. PCB acts for the principal defendant to a claim in the region of US$1 billion involving numerous allegations of wrongdoing, as well as findings already made by the Court that the Claimants provided dishonest evidence, which led to the discharge of injunctive relief.

July 2013

PCB Litigation has been retained by an overseas state authority to challenge a contract tainted with corruption and avoided by governmental sanctions.


PCB Litigation successfully obtained an order from the BVI Court for the appointment of receivers over a judgment debtor’s interest in various BVI companies, which in turn have rights that can be exercised to control a Jersey foundation holding many millions of dollars worth of real estate assets.


PCB Litigation are acting to bring proceedings in 3 jurisdictions to recover payments made for multi million dollar property investments.


PCB Litigation have been retained by a European Bank to bring proceedings in several jurisdictions to recover debts in excess of $100m.

January 2013

PCB Litigation advised a global financial institution on claims in multiple jurisdictions relating to asset misappropriation.


PCB Litigation advised a global institution on asset recovery strategies in US, BVI and Cyprus.

December 2012

PCB Litigation obtained an Order discharging a £100m worldwide freezing order made against one of its clients.


PCB Litigation obtained judgment for in excess of US$150 million for a financial institution.

PCB win crucial victory in Middle East Fraud case

On 16 October 2012 PCB Litigation applied to the English Commercial Court to discharge freezing and disclosure orders made on the basis that: