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The firm: Selachii LLP specialises in resolving contentious disputes. The firm has a tenacious and entrepreneurial approach often challenging convention to achieve the client’s goals. We tailor solutions specifically to the circumstances and needs of the client concerned, providing high-quality and conflict-free representation at all stages of dispute or negotiations.

Selachii LLP is a London law firm founded in 2012 by partners Richard Howlett and Simon Taylor. The firm was founded with the objective to be a specialist, proactive dispute resolution firm. The wider team includes counsel, international lawyers, and investigation operatives.

Selachii is a no-conflict law firm.

Although we act for a wide range of clients in different industries and locations, we are assiduous in ensuring that conflicts of interest cannot arise. We use sophisticated checking systems to identify possible conflicts of interest, so that we can ensure all work we undertake for all our clients is conflict free. Selachii clients can rest assured that we will represent them using all our professional skills and to the very fullest extent of our capabilities.

Types of work undertaken: The Selachii Litigation team specialise in resolving high-value contentious disputes.

Selachii has been instructed by international clients on a variety of complex and high-value litigation, including matters involving bitcoin, binary trading, gambling, IP and fraud.

Acting on behalf of a member of the Royal Family of Qatar concerning a family dispute.

Acting on behalf of the American Embassy concerning recovery of over-payments of rent to Landlords in London.

Acting on behalf of a Russian group of companies relating to an IPEC claim for gambling domains, websites and Trade Mark Infringement.

Acting on behalf of a private individual to recover losses in a London Casino that were incurred due to the Casino’s breach of their Licensing conditions.

Successfully acted on behalf of an international group of individuals to obtain the first ever injunction worldwide in the High Court against a bitcoin and crypto currency exchange.

Acting on behalf of a large amount of creditors for the defunct Mt Gox Bitcoin Exchange in Japan.

Acting on behalf of a 3D printing company to successfully defend injunctive proceedings against a winding up petition being advertised or applied for and settling the claim in our client’s favour.

Acting on behalf of numerous worldwide creditors concerning a Binary Options fraud. Successful winding up of the company and freezing of international bank accounts.

Acting on behalf of an Egyptian group of Investors to incorporate a media company in the UK.

Acting on behalf of an Indian Company to successfully recover funds stolen by a bank fraud in the UK.

Breakdown of work % Litigation 50 Arbitration 10 Professional negligence 10 Fintech/regtech 10 Fraud 10 Regulatory 10 Number of UK partners 2

Number of other UK fee-earners 2

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