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Mishcon de Reya LLP

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AFRICA HOUSE, 70 KINGSWAY, LONDON, WC2B 6AH, ENGLAND
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Work 020 3321 7000
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Fax 020 7404 5982
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37954 KINGSWAY
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www.mishcon.com
London, New York

Kathryn Garbett

Tel:
Work 020 3321 7440
Email:
Web:
www.mishcon.com/people/kathryn_garbett
Mishcon de Reya LLP

Work Department

Dispute Resolution - Fraud Defence

Position

Kathryn is a Partner and Head of the Fraud Defence Group. A specialist in civil fraud, Kathryn and her team have been involved in some of the most high profile commercial fraud cases before the Supreme Court in recent times. Key to the success of her practice is Kathryn's ability to deliver a truly bespoke service to her clients. She understands that being involved in serious litigation will often impact on all aspects of an individual's professional and personal lives, and tailors her advice and support accordingly, often becoming their most trusted advisor. Her success is due in large part to her practical and sensible approach and ability to navigate adeptly around extremely complex legal and factual issues.

Kathryn regularly manages matters spanning multiple jurisdictions and of a highly sensitive nature. She is familiar with managing teams of international lawyers and other professionals and is never fazed by the size of the opposition.   She is used to offering comprehensive strategic advice to anyone facing a civil claim while simultaneously being investigated by prosecution agencies, employers, the Inland Revenue and both UK and foreign regulators.  She is praised by Chambers & Partners for her "ability to win over clients and her even and measured approach to litigation". Kathryn is a director  of the Fraud’s Women’s Network (FWN), a co-founder of the Firm’s Criminal Law Panel and is often called upon to act as a supervising solicitor.

Career

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP; Partner, Peters & Peters; Assistant, Peters & Peters; Assistant, Biddle & Co; Qualified, Birkbeck Montagu

Member

Director Fraud’s Women’s Network (FWN); Co-founder of the firm's Criminal Law Panel


London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: civil

Within: Leading individuals

Kathryn Garbett - Mishcon de Reya LLP

Within: Fraud: civil

Mishcon de Reya LLP's team has broad expertise, handling fraud investigations, litigation asset recovery, civil injunctions, freezing orders and cyber security. Clients include global organisations and ultra-high-net-worth individuals. Kasra Nouroozi heads the team and specialises in disputes, investigations and cross-border injunctions. Kathryn Garbett is adept at handling civil fraud litigation, while Gary Miller is an international litigator and focuses on commercial disputes involving dishonesty, fraud and corruption issues. Robert Wynn-Jones is also 'extremely well regarded'. Mark Davis joined as partner from Davis & Co, while Alison Levitt QC left to join 2 Hare Court.

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London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Mishcon de Reya LLP's litigators are 'very tough but imaginative' in devising the appropriate strategy for clients. The team is also hardworking, with 'impressive litigation experience at both senior and junior levels'. It acts for businesses that range from owner-manager operations to multinational entities, with disputes crossing several jurisdictions.The practice is largely conflict free and able to act on large commercial disputes and group actions. Kasra Nouroozi heads the dispute resolution department, which includes fraud defence group leader Kathryn Garbett as well as James Libson and Richard Leedham.  The team makes use of technology and eDiscovery to reduce the cost of large-scale litigation and also has experience with litigation funders, group litigation claims and shareholder actions.

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