Stephen Ross

Partner | London

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Track record

Family business dispute involving fraud and professional negligence

We successfully represented a UK company over a complex and highly litigious dispute arising out of a family business. Spanning over many years, there were findings of professional negligence against our client's former solicitors and findings of forgery against one of the respondents. Various teams across our firm worked on this case including corporate, trusts and litigation to fully service our clients needs under one roof. 

Professional negligence and conspiracy

Barrowfen Properties Limited v (1) Girish Patel; (2) Stevens & Bolton LLP; (3) Barrowfen Properties II Limited [2020[ EWHC 1145 (Ch) . Acting in a successful claim involving allegations of professional negligence and conspiracy.

Removal of confidential information and conspiracy

Marathon Asset Management LLP v Seddon and others - Successfully defending a three year £30m claim concerning the removal of confidential information and conspiracy. After a long battle, our client was ordered to pay only £1 in nominal damages and negotiated the recovery of his legal costs.

Saudi Algosaibi Group fraud claim

Acting for the Saudi Algosaibi Group in relation to a US$9.2 billion fraud claim.

£100 million fraud claim

Defending a £100 million claim for fraud brought by a hedge fund against a former employee.

Family shareholder dispute

Acting on a multimillion pound family shareholder dispute in Barbados on appeal to the Privy Council.

Employee fraud

Advising an internet gaming company on employee fraud and coordinating the arrest of the culprit and seizure of his computers within 24 hours.

Saudi Family Office

Helping a Saudi Family Office recover the proceeds of a large fraud.