Nick Ractliff > PCB Litigation LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

PCB Litigation LLP
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Work Department

Fraud and Commercial Litigation


Nick is a partner specialising in internatinal fraud and commercial litigation. He acts for individuals and financial and corporate institutions in a wide range of fraud and commercial litigation matters involving asset recovery, shareholder and director’s disputes, professional negligence and insolvency. He has extensive experience in managing and and conducting complex and high value litigation in both domestic and international forums and in coordinating lareg teams of lawyers and other professionals across a number of different jurisdictions. He is particularly accomplished in seeking freezing, search and disclosure orders both domestically and simultaneously across various foreign  jurisdictions, particularly in support and enforcement of foriegn proceedings and judgments. Recent cases in which he has acted include JSC VTB Bank v Pavel Skurikhin, Dar Al Arkan and Bank Alkhair v Majid Al Refai and Others, The Ritz Hotel Casino Limited v Al Geabury, and Jennington v the Assaubayev Family.


Trained with Blyth Dutton/Lawrence Graham (now Gowlings WLG LLP); Qualified in 1991 with Lawrence Graham; in 1995 joined Speechly Bircham (now Charles Russell Speechlys); in 2007 joined Gherson and subsequently Brown Rudnick before joining PCB LItigation in 2009


Commercail Litigation Association and Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association


The King’s School Canterbury; 1987 Graduated at Exeter University with BA Degree in Economics; 1988 Completed the CPE at the College of Law, Chester; 1989 Completed the LSF at the College of Law, Guildford


Family, golf, cycling, and watching sport, particularly cricket

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation

PCB Litigation LLP‘s ‘overall service is excellent and its lawyers are friendly but also very professional and efficient; their rates also represent good value for money‘. The boutique is best known for fraud and asset recovery work, but it has also developed a significant commercial litigation disputes practice, both internationally and domestically. Anthony Riem and Trevor Mascarenhas are highly rated, as are Jon Felce and Nick Ractliff.