Case Study

Advising on commercial fraud cases

Some of recent instructions include:

Claim of deceit against a director

Acting on behalf of a consortium of investors claiming deceit against the director of a media publishing company who inflated accounts to procure additional investments.

Defending a claim for misrepresentation

Defending a misrepresentation breach of contract claim on behalf of certain sellers of a company on the basis that the claimant knew of the target company’s long term liabilities.

Shareholder wrongdoing

Bringing a deceit claim against a corporate shareholder who sought to transfer business assets through a web of offshore companies. The asset was traced and returned to the beneficial owner.

Reaching settlement

Preparing settlement documentation on behalf of claimants pursuing a conflicted director who transferred company assets to a company controlled by him at an undervalue. The director then adjusted the accounts to hide the transfers.

John Deane

Qualified since 1989, knowledgeable and approachable, John advises SMEs and their investors in a range of sectors. He has an established reputation in the technology, art and media industries.

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