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Managing Associate

John-Joseph is a litigator with a strong background in both commercial and private litigation. John-Joseph has worked on cases ranging from civil fraud and investor disputes to high value contentious trust and probate work but also has experience with insolvency and criminal matters.

John-Joseph frequently works on cases with an international or offshore element and has experience in alternative dispute resolution including arbitration and mediation.

Recent cases include:

  • Acting for the Defendant in a series of high value historical investor disputes ranging 20 years in excess of £50 million including allegations of fraud
  • Representing an international entrepreneur in his successful defence of attempts by a lender to enforce its security over a property in France valued at in excess of £50 million, involving Chancery Division proceedings in London and multiple sets of proceedings in Paris
  • Acting for a major international mining corporation in a dispute in excess of $150 million concerning a mining project in West Africa
  • Acting for a leading crypto currency exchange as a defendant in High Court proceedings including defending a range of interim injunctive relief applications as well as substantive claims for unjust enrichment
  • Acting for a leading beneficiary to an ultra-high value offshore trust with a long and litigious history both in England & Wales and the Channel Islands
  • Acting for a private client in proceedings for an account of profits relating to historic investments
  • Acting for an estate in enforcing multi-million pound debt
  • Acting for a claimant in a multi-million pound ICC arbitration
  • The successful discharge of a Worldwide Freezing Order in the sum of $3 billion

John-Joseph has a first-class honours degree in History from the University of Oxford and passed his Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course with commendation and distinction respectively.