Jonathan Stevens
Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution

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Fraud & misconduct

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Jonathan Stevens
Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution

jonathan.stevens@asb-law.com

How we do it

Examples of our fraud investigatory work include:

  • acting for a national charity recovering over £150,000 stolen by its finance director
  • acting for an Isle of Man Trust Company in a dispute regarding the authenticity of a trust instrument relating to a London property worth £4.5million. The circumstances of the case formed part of a large international trust fraud
  • obtaining freezing injunctions against 10 defendants in three jurisdictions in a £6m fraud claim
  • successfully defending a director of a Channel Islands company in relation to an allegation of VAT fraud concerning the export of goods from the UK
  • running an investigation into a potential fraud in the engineering department of a major airline
  • advising on the investigation of the sale of shipping containers full of computer equipment

Examples of our regulatory work include:

  • defending regulatory investigations and proceedings and advising insurance brokers and underwriters on FSA compliant contracts and other documentation
  • advising directors of an international energy supplier on Office of Fair Trading compliance issues and dawn raid training
  • specialist advice in areas including corporate governance, data handling and money laundering
  • successfully defending an airline prosecuted for breach of Civil Aviation Authority regulations; our client was acquitted after a two-week jury trial
  • representing a regulator and major market participant in relation to a competition dispute over screenscraping of website data
  • representing individuals caught up in a competition prosecution over price-fixing in the food sector