Anatomy of a Fraud
Thursday 11th, July 2024
15:00 - 18:00
Devonshires Solicitors LLP, 30 Finsbury Circus, London, EC2M 7DT

Anatomy of a Fraud

Anatomy of a Fraud

Join two of our seasoned litigation lawyers for an immersive exploration of a typical commercial fraud case.

This seminar offers a unique chance to delve into a real-world scenario through an interactive case study, providing you with valuable insights and effective strategies to detect, prevent, and respond to fraud.

15.00 – 15.30:
15.30 – 17.00:
17.00 – 18.00:
Networking Drinks


Pauline Lépissier, Partner, Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Pauline has significant experience in fraud investigation and recovery. Recent examples include:

  • Coordinating litigation in multiple jurisdictions for the freezing and recovery of assets following a $600 million fraud;
  • Representing a company in proceedings against its former managing director for fraudulent breaches of directors’ duties resulting in a liability of over £200k to HMRC;
  • Assisting a housing association in recovering approximately £5 million through a complex settlement with former directors following a fraud.

Pauline has expertise in advising clients as to fraud prevention and investigation, taking urgent interim action to prevent the dissipation of monies (such as applying for Norwich Pharmacal or freezing orders), and acting in proceedings for the recovery of funds (including enforcement through orders for the sale of property or insolvency proceedings).

Matthew Garbutt, Partner, Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Matthew advises on high value contractual disputes including PFI, IT and supplier contracts, as well as tortious claims for a broad range of clients. He also specialises in serious criminal cases including historical serious crime and money laundering, as well as providing invaluable guidance in commercial fraud investigations.

Matthew has experience in virtually all forms of commercial dispute resolution and has advised clients in criminal matters, including police, HMRC and HSE prosecutions.

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