Our expertise in financial investigations, asset tracing and dispute resolution in cross-border matters means we can deliver practical solutions to seemingly complex issues for a range of clients. Our Cross-Border Asset Recovery team is led by Angela Barkhouse, an expert in financial investigations, asset tracing and recovery and data analysis and intelligence. Angela is responsible for leading and developing our presence across the Caribbean from our office in the Cayman Islands, working closely with our teams across the UK, Mauritius and Cyprus.
The team regularly consults with governments, law firms, banks, corporations, and NGO's, leading high profile and complex investigations in bribery, corruption, malfeasance, conflicts of interest, embezzlement and stolen sovereign wealth and recovered assets for clients and victims of fraud, corruption and misconduct.
Using their knowledge of insolvency as an asset recovery tool in offshore jurisdictions in the Cayman Islands and BVI, they ascertain the key facts for a client, recover financial losses and repatriate stolen assets.
Asset tracing and data intelligence
Our team track and recover assets across borders for a broad range of clients and are frequently involved in complex cases. The team utilize leading tools in machine learning and OSINT combined with expert analysis by specialist financial investigators to find assets wherever they may be, using hundreds of data sources to find unusual patterns, variances and insights.
Financial accounting and investigations
Our team provide independent advice and support for sovereigns, international governmental organisations, financial institutions and commercial parties to identify wrong-doing and mitigate economic loss and reputational risk. The team are experts in investigative techniques including:
- tracing and identify destination of funds;
- conducting financial transaction analysis;
- reconstructing financial statements; and
- providing litigation support for financial dispute matters.
Our Cross-Border Asset Recovery team provide access to traditional insolvency procedures to maximise returns working alongside our colleagues in the UK and beyond.