Jonathan Fisher QC led the UK legal team, which included Anita Clifford, resisting an application for a determinative ruling in a civil claim brought against auditors of a bank for failing to identify signs of money laundering. The $100 million claim was brought in the Dubai International Financial Court and judgment is expected before Easter. Jonathan and Anita were representing the Claimants, along with Faisal Osman (33 Chancery Lane), Caley Wright (Maitland) and Rob Lawrie (Keystone).
Jonathan Fisher QC is ranked in the top tier for Proceeds of Crime and Asset Forfeiture work in the Legal 500; and Band 1 for POCA and Asset Forfeiture work, as well as Financial Crime in Chambers UK. Jonathan is also recognised as a leading silk for Fraud (both civil and criminal) and Tax work.
Anita Clifford is ranked by Chambers UK as an ‘Up and Coming’ junior barrister for Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) and Asset Forfeiture work and as a leading junior by the Legal 500.
Both Jonathan and Anita accept instructions from professional firms and direct from individuals and companies of sizes. They may be instructed together or individually.
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