Dominic Offord

Dominic Offord:

Partner: Head of Commercial Dispute Resolution

Dominic Offord has acted on some of the most high profile and large-scale cross-border insolvency/ fraud cases in recent years, assisting his clients in recovering billions of dollars.

Whilst Dominic advises local and foreign insolvency practitioners he also represents other stakeholders in contentious insolvency claims including creditors and directors. He has acted for a number of directors in defence of directors disqualification proceedings, misfeasance and breach of duties claims. His recent experience includes advising the SIPA Trustee of Bernard L. Madoff, supporting his international recoveries initiative.

Dominic also regularly represents clients in commercial disputes particularly those with an international dimension, defending a client from a $300m claim arising from a failed hydro-electrical plant in Panama and defending another client from a claim brought by the US Government.

Dominic is recognised in Chambers for both his insolvency and commercial disputes work, where clients remark "He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of insolvency law and fraud cases" and is valued by sources for his "very sensitive client handling and high quality drafting." He is also recognised by his peers in "Best Lawyers"

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

Dominic Offord: Partner: Head of Commercial Dispute Resolution