Kasra Nouroozi > Mishcon de Reya LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
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Dispute Resolution - Fraud
Kas is a Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution department, sitting on the management board. He chairs the committee for the Firm’s international strategy and planning.
The focus of his work is high value complex disputes, investigations and cross border injunctions. Kas’ clients include global institutions, brand owners and high net worth individuals who are often victims of dishonesty.
A significant proportion of the work concerns litigation conducted, or partly conducted, outside the UK – mostly in offshore financial centres, the Middle East, USA , Russia and the CIS countries. The cases are high value including multi-billion dollar disputes.
Kas is a co-founder of The International Fraud Group. The IFG (previously known as the Fraud Network) is a handpicked group of specialist fraud lawyers across many jurisdictions which focuses on securing injunctions, asset recovery and trust busting remedies in key offshore jurisdictions.
Kas contributed to “Information, Risk and Securities”, the standard book on computer crime at work. Kas brought the first known set of proceedings against spammers in the UK.
Kas has been listed as a Fraud Law Expert in the 2013 London Super Lawyers directory, and in the words of Chambers, is a recommended leader in the field of civil fraud and “a gifted negotiator who is firm but fair” and is admired for his “encyclopaedic knowledge of the area.”
Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP; Associate, Mishcon de Reya; Associate, Lawrence Graham
Co-founder Fraud Network; BIBA (The British Iranian Business Association).
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Businesses ranging from owner-manager operations to household name multi-national entities value Mishcon de Reya LLP‘s ability to handle complex, cross-border litigation with ‘real aplomb‘. Leadership duties are split three ways: Kasra Nouroozi heads up the dispute resolution offering, Richard Leedham oversees the commercial litigation group, and Janet Tobin helms private commercial litigation. Shaistah Akhtar is the team’s sanctions expert, while Nicola Bridge stands out for her in-depth telecoms and gaming knowledge.
The members of Mishcon de Reya LLP‘s civil fraud practice are praised for ‘always going above and beyond for clients, acting swiftly and taking an out-of-the-box approach to each of the matters‘. It is particularly noted for its expertise in obtaining and striking out freezing orders and injunctions, often with a cross-border element. The practitioners work closely with other involved parties such as investigators and funders. Head of the division Hugo Plowman‘s recent highlights include working on a significant US tax evasion case, and Robert Wynn-Jones is a specialist in asset freezing and tracking issues. Clients consider Gary Miller to be ‘the original grand master in the fraud field’ and Rhymal Persad is well versed in cryptocurrency-related matters. Kasra Nouroozi chairs the firm’s dispute resolution department. Kathryn Garbett and Claire Broadbelt left for Greenberg Traurig, LLP in October 2021.
- Fraud: civil - London > Crime, fraud and licensing
- Leading individuals - London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: premium
- Commercial litigation: premium - London > Dispute resolution
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Private client > Art and cultural property
- Private client > Contentious trusts and probate
- Employment > Employers
- Private client > Family
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Gaming and betting
- Transport > Travel
- Employment > Immigration
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property: trade marks, copyright and design
- Employment > Health and safety
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Real estate > Property litigation
- Real estate > Residential property
- Employment > Senior executives
- Public sector > Administrative and public law
- Real estate > Commercial property: investment
- Dispute resolution > Competition litigation
- Public sector > Education: individuals
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: white-collar crime (advice to individuals)
- Insurance > Insurance litigation: for policyholders
- Corporate and commercial > Partnership
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Private prosecutions
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Reputation management
- Industry focus > Retail and consumer
- Real estate > Commercial property: development
- Real estate > Construction: non-contentious
- Risk advisory > Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity
- Employment > Employee share schemes
- Corporate and commercial > Financial services: contentious
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Franchising
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property: patents (contentious and non-contentious)
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > PATMA: Trade mark attorneys
- Real estate > Planning
- Risk advisory > Regulatory investigations and corporate crime (advice to corporates)
- Dispute resolution > Tax litigation and investigations
- Industry focus > TMT
- Public sector > Civil liberties and human rights
- Corporate and commercial > Commercial contracts
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: premium
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax
- Industry focus > Hospitality and leisure
- Dispute resolution > International arbitration
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms
- Industry focus > Life sciences and healthcare
- Corporate and commercial > M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£500m
- Real estate > Property finance
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport
- Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail
- Real estate > Construction: contentious
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Media and entertainment (including media finance)
- Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions - mid-market deals (up to £250m)
- Corporate and commercial > EU and competition
- Private client > Charities and not-for-profit