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Stephen Brown

Call: 2013, (Solicitor: 1991)   

+44 (0)20 7306

Civil Fraud

Stephen has dealt with fraud and asset tracing claims throughout his career as a lawyer. His experience covers all manner of business-related frauds, from investment funds to shareholder claims.

Significant Work:

  • £120 million fraud claim against a Cayman Island fund involving world-wide freezing injunctions.
  • proceedings to recover cash fraudulently withdrawn from bank accounts immediately prior to acquisition. Stephen obtained a freezing order.
  • acting for the owner of property misappropriated by a fraudster, including obtaining a freezing order.
  • defending claims by a shareholder who had obtained his shares by fraudulent misrepresentation against the majority shareholder in a company.
  • claims against an Australian mining company in relation to a fraudulent rights issue. Stephen was acting for an investment fund.