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Navinder Grover

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Teacher Stern LLP

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Commercial Litigation


Navinder is an experienced Commercial Litigation Partner and Head of the Insolvency Department at Teacher Stern LLP. He also leads the Civil Confiscation and Restraint team.

Navinder is a robust litigator and a thoughtful strategist who has handled claims on behalf of HNWIs, multinationals and nation states. He is regularly involved in a broad range of complex litigation matters, from contractual and property to professional negligence disputes, including domestic litigation and international arbitration.

Representative Experience

Commercial litigation:

- Representing a Jersey Charitable Trust pursuing and defending litigation relating to a $10m    debt in the High Court, New York and Zurich, with enforcement against assets in BVI, Colorado and Florida.
- Pursuing contract and trust claims in relation to £6m family asset dispute.
- Challenging a High Court £3m judgement obtained by perjured evidence relating to assets in England and India.
- Pursuing an unfair prejudice petition for shareholders relating to a successful franchise operation across London valued at £6m.
- Defending a £1.3m dispute regarding loans passing between companies and private individuals totalling some £5.5m and involving parties from the UAE, Cayman Islands and London bringing a Trust claim against successfully defending a £3m dispute involving allegations of fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of warranties.
- Pursuing trust claim in relation to property development dispute valued at £3.5m.

Insolvency – for liquidators:
- £4m fraud claim against directors following unlawful restructure of group companies valued at £16m
- £2m fraud claim against directors following use of false loan and security documents and misfeasance.
- £1.5m claim against directors for misfeasance, wrongful and fraudulent trading
- Advising director/shareholder on the restructure of a £65m group of property and trading companies in administration and procuring the exit from administration after eight months.
- Advising lender on £4.5m loan to refinance company in administration and procure the exit from administration for the borrower.
- Representing shareholders defending public interest winding up petitions brought by the Secretary of State against their companies.
- Advising on directors disqualification proceedings.

Confiscation – asset recovery:
- Representing seven third parties and recovering £2.8m of confiscated assets in a claim against CPS.
- Securing release of £1.5m of confiscated property assets on behalf of family members of the defendant in £6m confiscation proceedings.
- Representing the wife of an alleged criminal to recover assets of £850,000 from terms of restraint order after their divorce.
- Obtaining a recalculation of the value/benefit of criminality, from £5.3m to £47,000 and securing the immediate release from prison of the defendant.
- Acting for wife and son of defendant in respect of constructive trust claim against family property and other assets worth £1.9m.


Trained Simon & Company; qualified 1999; solicitor Simon & Company 1999-2000; Mundays 2000-03; Teacher Stem (2003-11); partner Teacher Stem 2011 to date.




Insolvency Practitioners Association; Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association; International Bar Association.


Judd School; Birmingham University (1994 LLB (Hons); LPC (1995); Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (2009).


Vice-chair and trustee of charity (UKPHA- Sikh history), hockey, cricket, running.

London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Teacher Stern LLP's 'experienced, efficient team provides a complete litigation service'. The practice covers contractual and shareholder actions, fraud and asset tracing claims, mis-selling disputes, and professional negligence. The key contacts are insolvency head Navinder Grover as well as  Jack Rabinowicz, Clare Toomer, Rajesh Pabla and Philip Rubens.

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