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Jason Woodland

Tel:
Work 020 7822 7760
Email:
Web:
www.petersandpeters.com
Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Commercial litigation, civil fraud and asset recovery.

Position

 

Jason specialises in heavyweight commercial litigation and arbitration, often involving allegations of fraud. He has particular experience in obtaining and defending applications for freezing and search orders and other emergency interim relief, as well as tracing and recovering the proceeds of fraud. Many of Jason’s cases involve parallel criminal and/or regulatory investigations and prosecutions and he regularly co-ordinates multiple sets of proceedings in separate jurisdictions. Significant cases include: advising a Russian individual in bringing a conspiracy claim for over US$350m, including related proceedings in Russia, Norway and Hong Kong; advising shareholders in an unfair prejudice petition and connected proceedings to enforce a shareholders agreement; acting for a Ukrainian individual in a Commercial Court claim for US$30 million.  Jason also has considerable experience of competition litigation and is currently acting for the English Department of Health in a £250m claim against the French pharmaceutical group Servier in connection with the drug perindopril. Jason sits on the committee of the London Solicitors Litigation Association, is Vice President of the Litigation Commission of the Union Internationale des Avocats and is the author of the chapter on civil claims for bribery in “Bribery: Law and Practice” by Monty Raphael QC.

Career

Trained Cripps Harries Hall LLP; qualified 2005; assistant solicitor Cripps Harries Hall LLP 2005 – 2010; associate Peters & Peters 2010 – 2014; special counsel Peters & Peters 2014 – 2015; partner 2015. Publications of note: “Dancing a Judicial Jig on the Tricolore or Playing by the Rules? The Common Law Response to Blocking Statutes”, The International Comparative Legal Guide to Competition Litigation 2015, 7th edition.

Member

Committee Member of the London Solicitors Litigation Association

Vice President of the Union Internationale des Avoacts

Education

University of Birmingham (LLB (Hons) 2002); College of Law (LPC, Distinction, 2003).


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP is 'an excellent boutique for commercial work, with an emphasis on quality and customer service'. It is traditionally known for fraud matters but now acts in major commercial and corporate litigation with or without fraud elements. The team assists with high-profile, international cases, including matters where freezing and disclosure orders are obtained. Keith Oliver, Jonathan Tickner, Sarah Gabriel and Jason Woodland are all highly rated practitioners.

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