Rachael is a commercial litigator who specialises in large scale, complex financial disputes and civil fraud claims. Her work usually has an international aspect and often involves working as part of a team of global advisors. Her experience includes asset tracing, forgery and enforcement issues.
Prior to joining Grosvenor Law, Rachael worked in the London office of an international law firm specialising in complex commercial litigation. During that time, she spent 9 months in the Cayman Islands representing the Plaintiff in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands’ longest ever trial and one of the largest fraud trials ever litigated worldwide.
Recent cases include:
- Acting for a group of Defendants in a significant multi party Commercial Court claim for alleged bribery, money laundering and breach of fiduciary duty including claims under Kuwaiti and Swiss law. The case was listed in The Lawyer as one of the top 20 cases of 2020.
- Advising an ultra-high net worth individual in relation to a significant prospective claim for breach of fiduciary duty and misrepresentation against a financial institution and in respect of applications in the BVI and the Cayman Islands for the just and equitable winding up of funds the client had invested in on the grounds of mismanagement.
- Acting for a group of investors in their Commercial Court claim in their claims for fraudulent misrepresentation and conspiracy against companies connected with a Russian financial institution. Rachael also worked with lawyers in the Netherlands to cross-examine former directors of a related Dutch Company.