Personal Profile

Fraser is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution Department.

He has experience assisting high net worth individuals and corporate clients on complex high value disputes. His work pertains to a broad range of general commercial disputes and matters concerning civil fraud and asset recovery. It often has a multi-jurisdictional aspect and he has conducted case work for clients on the ground in a variety of regions including Eastern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean.

Fraser trained at Taylor Wessing LLP and before joining Mishcon worked in-house in the field of corporate intelligence, conducting investigations into matters of fraud, bribery, corruption and money-laundering. This has given him useful experience as to the wider context of intelligence gathering and investigations.

He is also a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association.

Key Experience

  • Acted for a European bank seeking enforcement against assets held off-shore in respect of a non-performing Russian loan. Successfully obtained a prohibitory injunction in the courts of the British Virgin Islands in support of UK arbitral proceedings.
  • Acted for an individual defendant in a high profile multi-billion dollar dispute between the Libyan Investment Authority v Société Générale and others.  The case uniquely combined issues relating to the characteristics, role and investment strategy, and authority of, a sovereign wealth fund, with allegations of bribery and corruption.

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Senior Associate, K2 Intelligence Limited
Trainee Solicitor,  Taylor Wessing LLP
BPP University, Legal Practice Course
College of Law, Graduate Diploma in Law
University of St Andrews,  MA Hons