Jordan Harrison

Associate

Personal Profile

Jordan Harrison is an Associate in the FICE (Fraud, Insolvency, Cyber and E-Discovery) team in the Litigation Department.

His practice is focused on civil litigation with particular experience in fraud, abuse of position, theft of confidential information and intellectual property disputes. He has experience in obtaining injunctive relief to aid asset recovery including freezing, Norwich Pharmacal, computer imaging and delivery up orders.

Jordan is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association (YFLA) and is participating in several social impact initiatives across the firm including the Black Justice Project.

 

Key Experience

  • Advising a multi-national telecommunications company on fraud prevention, deterrence and other regulatory issues stemming from their sponsorship of a major sports tournament in Africa. 

  • Acting for a global consulting firm to recover monies misappropriated by a former finance manager, involving successfully applying for and obtaining a freezing order against the finance manager and further individuals connected to the fraud; and disclosure orders against four major banks unknowingly utilised by the fraudster.

  • Acting for the UK’s leading dental imaging centre in obtaining an urgent on-notice injunction against an ex-Director who was withholding key information affecting the running of the business, in breach of his fiduciary and statutory duties as a Director.  Involved successfully applying for a computer imaging order in order to secure relevant evidence.  The Defendant was also ordered to provide full delivery up of company property, accounts and systems along with a substantial interim payment on account of costs, allowing our client to regain control of the business and continue operating.

  • Representing a UK telecommunications company in respect of a private prosecution against two individuals who were selling devices which granted illegal access to broadcast content. The principal defendant, who had pleaded guilty but disputed the factual basis of his offending, was sentenced at Leeds Crown Court to two years’ immediate imprisonment.

  • Advising a trust in relation to enforcement of a $17m judgment debt following a post judgment freezing order being secured in England. Our advice involved elements of US, Anguillan, Curacao, BVI and St Maarten law.

  • Advising a high net worth family resident in the UK in relation to defamation stemming from fraud, money laundering and other criminal complaints brought against them in the UAE.

  • Acting in High Court proceedings for a high net worth individual in relation to a breach of fiduciary duty and trespass claim against his former employee and another individual for damage caused to his personal vehicle.  

  • Acting for a trust in relation to a private prosecution against its former director who is accused of dishonestly abusing their position contrary to sections 1 and 4 of the Fraud Act 2006.

  • Advising a major European bank in relation to its enforcement options in respect to a portfolio of non-performing loans.

  • Advising an oil trading company in connection with on-going High Court proceedings against numerous companies and individuals (including the former CEO and CFO) in relation to a substantial fraud whereby the defendants misappropriated US$335 million.
  • Assisting with an internal investigation for a leading pharmaceutical company where it was discovered an individual employee had defrauded their previous employer of c. £25m
  • Assisting liquidators with a high profile investigation into one of the largest retail collapses in the UK and advising in respect of potential litigation.

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Trainee Solicitor, Jones Day
BPP Law School, LPC (Distinction), GDL (Commendation)
Durham University, Politics (BA Hons)

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