John Wilkinson > Farrer & Co > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Farrer & Co

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Work Department

Dispute Resolution


John is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team. John is highly regarded in the field of fraud and asset tracing and arbitration and has represented a wide range of clients including state institutions, public listed companies, banks, private businesses and individuals. Much of John’s work is complex, multi-jurisdictional and cross-border. John has extensive experience in coordinating multi-disciplinary teams of lawyers, forensic investigators and expert witnesses. John’s fraud-related experience covers the full range of fraud and asset tracing processes, including: worldwide freezing orders, disclosure orders, search and seize orders. John also has extensive arbitration experience, having conducted arbitrations under numerous rules including LCIA, ICC, LMAA, UNCITRAL and ICSID.


John qualified as a solicitor in 2005. John is well known for his disputes and regulatory investigations work both for and against financial institutions and was seconded to a major investment bank. John has represented institutions and individuals in connection with domestic and international investigations involving the Financial Conduct Authority, the Serious Fraud Office, the City of London Police and various overseas financial regulators and criminal authorities.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil

Led by John Wilkinson, Farrer & Co deals with fraud and asset recovery on an international and domestic basis, attracting high-net-worth individuals across the board. The practice is further enhanced by Adrian Parkhouse , with 30 years’ experience of civil litigation; he is especially well versed in settling disputes within the finance world, as well as the art and heritage sector.