Fraud: Civil

Chambers UK Bar, 2023

Set, Band 2
Drawing on the set’s established expertise in banking, insolvency and commercial disputes, the barristers at 4 Stone Buildings also offer expertise in complex and high-value civil fraud disputes. The team is regularly instructed to act for liquidators, shareholders, creditors and directors, among other parties. Members are experienced in the handling of both domestic and international cases, and are well regarded for their expertise in matters involving cross-border insolvencies and worldwide asset tracing and recovery claims. Recent work for the set’s tenants includes the representation of the Secretary of State for Health in a multimillion pound claim against Servier Laboratories.

“They run a smooth operation.”
“The clerks are very responsive.”
“They are a great clerking team to work with. They clerks are very approachable and return calls immediately.”

Jonathan Crow KC, Band 1
Jonathan Crow KC is an experienced advocate whose fraud work forms part of a wider company, commercial and public law practice. In addition to litigation, he is admired for his prowess in arbitrations. His experience includes appearances in the Supreme Court.

Andrew De Mestre KC, Band 3
Andrew de Mestre KC is an expert in cases concerning dishonesty, negligence and fraudulent misrepresentation, and is proficient at tracing and recovering misappropriated assets. He approaches fraud as part of a wide-ranging commercial practice that also encompasses such areas as company and insolvency law.

Richard Hill KC, Band 3
Richard Hill KC provides robust advocacy in civil fraud disputes in the context of a broad commercial practice. His clients include multinational corporations and high net worth individuals.

Orlando Fraser KC, Band 4
Orlando Fraser KC handles leading fraud cases as part of a domestic and international commercial chancery caseload that also touches on insolvency and company law.
“Orlando is very charismatic, charming and an incredible advocate.”
“Orlando is a very good advocate and tactician.”

Sharif Shivji KC, Band 4
Sharif Shivji KC is a well-regarded silk who is regularly involved in complex and high-value fraud litigation. He acts for a broad client base, including several high net worth individuals and financial institutions, and has experience handling cases involving multiple overseas jurisdictions.

Christopher Harrison, Band 4
Christopher Harrison is an accomplished senior junior who tackles fraud-related litigation as part of a broader commercial practice. His instructions originate both in the UK and overseas. He acts for both claimants and defendants.