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William Christopher

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Kingsley Napley LLP

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Dispute Resolution

Position

William is a partner in Kingsley Napley’s Dispute Resolution team, based in London.  He deals mainly with civil fraud litigation and asset recovery. 

William has specialised in commercial litigation with a particular focus on civil fraud actions since he qualified. He has extensive and wide-ranging litigation experience, having acted in cases involving contractual disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of trust, and insolvency-related litigation. 

William is highly experienced in using freezing injunctions, search orders and disclosure orders in international fraud investigations.  He acts as a supervising solicitor in the execution of search orders.

Career

PCB Litigation (Partner from 2003) 1998 - 2004
Reid Minty (Partner) 2004 - 2008
McGrigors (Partner) 2008 - 2012
Pinset Masons (Partner) 2012 - 2015
Kingsley Napley (Partner) 2015 - Current

Member

  • Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association
  • The Fraud Advisory Panel
  • The Fraud Lawyers Association
  • Founding member of Victims of Crime Association of Lawyers (VOCAL)

Education

University of Exeter (1991 - 1994)


London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Kingsley Napley LLP's cross-practice team specialises in the full spectrum of criminal, regulatory and civil contentious matters across the banking arena. It acts in claims against banks, financial advisers and other investment bodies, and has particular experience in investor and mis-selling claims, fraud-related disputes and fraudulent misrepresentation. Richard Foss leads the dispute resolution practice, of which Sue Thackeray, William Christopher, Ryan Mowat and Fiona Simpson are key members.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Kingsley Napley LLP has expertise in areas such as civil fraud, professional negligence, insolvency, banking and trusts, and its commercial litigation clients include listed companies, professional football clubs, government agencies, as well as trustees in bankruptcy, offshore trust companies, Middle Eastern banks and Formula 1 companies. The firm also advises high-net-worth individuals and high-profile entrepreneurs. Richard Foss leads the dispute resolution practice, which also fields Ryan Mowat, Sue Thackeray, William Christopher and Fiona Simpson. Mary Young was recently made partner.

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