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Seladore Legal Offices
24 Greville Street
Seladore Legal > The Legal 500 RankingsSeladore Legal demonstrates knowledge of civil fraud and asset tracing matters, breaches of trust and fiduciary duty issues, and money laundering, bribery and corruption mandates. In international matters, it has a track record of acting in the CIS, as well as in cases involving offshore jurisdictions. Its clients include corporates, financial institutions, foreign government agencies and state-owned entities, as well as private equity houses, hedge funds, and ultra-high-net-worth individuals. Simon Bushell has more than 30 year of experience in the field and heads up the team, which was reinforced by the arrival of Gary Milner-Moore in December 2021, who was previously at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP. Gareth Keillor is another key contact.
‘The team at Seladore is of the highest calibre and comprises some of the biggest and best-established individuals in the civil fraud field. I find the partners to be high accessible and user-friendly. They have grown the team organically but it shows a real strength in depth with highly capable and hard-working individuals working on matters at all times.’
‘This is a boutique litigation firm led by partners with considerable experience. They have the commercial knowledge, judgment and expertise to handle substantial commercial litigation with the energy and flexibility that a small firm team can bring.’
‘Small and close-knit firm of outstanding ex-City partners make this a devastating outfit for fraud cases – they hunt as a pack and snare the quarry.’
‘Gareth Keillor always gives considered, calm and practical advice. He is cool, calm and collected at all times and a great team player to have in one’s corner.’
‘Kevin Kilgour is highly personable and approachable.’
‘Simon Bushell has all the experience you could hope for, and more. His judgement is excellent, and he is an encyclopaedia on fraud claims. Kevin Kilgour and Gareth Keillor both provide measured, reasonable, effective advice, and assist Simon very well.’
‘Gareth Keillor is an exceptional litigator – solutions focused, responsive, bright and sensible. Kevin Kilgour is exceptionally bright and always seems to come up with a novel point. Simon Bushell – a strong leader and and insightful decisive litigator.’
‘Afzalah Sarwar is one to watch – she is detail focused and hard working.’
Come Harvest Holdings Limited
Satfinance Investment Limited
- Instructed by one of multiple defendants in relation to the huge multi-party fraud claim brought by the Kuwait Public Institution for Social Security (PIFSS), against Fahad Al-Rajaan and others.
‘Small but agile and responsive; they punch above their weight.’
‘Great know-how within a very close-knit group garnered from the partners‘ previous experience at City firms, now being deployed with great success. They have the punch of a large firm but the nimbleness of an elite unit.’
‘Simon Bushell – superb tactics and leadership’
‘Kevin Kilgour – a brilliant lawyer and litigator’
‘Gareth Keillor – superb lawyer’
‘This is a boutique litigation firm led by partners with considerable experience. They have the commercial knowledge, judgement and expertise to handle substantial commercial litigation with the energy and flexibility that a small firm team can bring.’
- Seeking English law avenues of recovery for a consortium of investors who were the victims of a sophisticated cross-border fraud carried out by an Italian individual who has since been charged with criminal wrongdoing – pursuing recovery against banks and other entities which may have enabled the fraud.
- Acted for a major Turkish corporate operating in construction, real estate development and other areas in a dispute with one of the world’s largest investment banks concerning an alleged fraud in relation to foreign exchange trading.
- Advising a high-net-worth Russian individual in connection with anticipated issues concerning his banking relationships arising from possible criminal charges in Russia.
Seladore Legal > Firm Profile
Seladore Legal is a disputes-only law firm, specialising in complex, cross-border litigations and arbitrations. Its partnership comprises some of London’s most experienced and senior litigators, with experience of the biggest civil fraud and white-collar cases of recent years.
The firm does not undertake non-contentious work, minimising potential conflicts of interest. Seladore Legal takes a focused, partner-driven approach, developing and pursuing creative causes of action for clients.
Meeting the challenges of complex civil fraud in 2022The new year is a good time to reflect, and as Seladore Legal enters 2022 at frenetic pace – having concluded a trial in early December 2021, and another due to start in early February – it occurs to me: has there ever been a better time to be practising complex commercial litigation, and in …