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Partner Dom Offord is our go-to UK lawyer for specialist turnaround, restructuring and insolvency cases. His cross-border case experience is unparalleled and his analytical advisory is exceptional.

Legal 500 2021
About

Dominic Offord acts on high-profile and large-scale cross-border insolvency/ fraud cases, assisting his clients in recovering billions of dollars. He is the head of the Commercial Dispute Resolution team.

Whilst Dominic advises local and foreign Insolvency Practitioners he also represents other stakeholders in contentious insolvency claims including creditors and directors.

He acts for directors in defence of directors disqualification proceedings, misfeasance, and breach of duties claims.

Dominic also regularly represents clients in commercial disputes particularly those with an international dimension.

Dominic is a member of R3 Association of Business Recovery professionals, the Fraud Lawyers Association, and the Insolvency Lawyers Association.

Recent work

Advising the SIPA Trustee of Bernard L. Madoff, supporting his international recoveries initiative.

Defending a client from a $300m claim arising from a failed hydro-electrical plant in Panama.

Defending a client from a claim brought by the US Government.

Accolades

"Dom’s crystal clear communication and personable nature helps manage client expectations from start to finish. We would and have recommended Dom highly to associates." Legal 500 2021

"Dominic Offord is quite simply one of the best lawyers I have ever had the pleasure of working with." Legal 500 2021

"Not only is he technically brilliant, acutely commercial and able to provide a wonderfully calm and balanced approach, his real strength is his ability to follow your thought process." Legal 500 2021

"Dom has a canny knack of being able to translate an IP’s creative solutions into workable legal strategies." Legal 500 2021

Dominic is listed as a key lawyer in Civil Fraud by Legal 500 2020.

 

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