As well as fraud and asset recovery, Natalie has deep expertise in litigation and arbitration involving banking and financial services, trust, contractual, partnership, shareholder and joint venture disputes. She has acted for a wide range of clients – from a pension provider subject to a pensions’ liberation fraud, minority shareholders in a large high street brand, an investment bank in claims for owed M&A transaction fees, to state appointed liquidators of Russian and CIS banks in significant claims to recover proceeds of fraud.
Natalie’s practice focuses on Russian and CIS cases and she has acted for banks and individuals from those jurisdictions for a number of years. At PCB Byrne, Natalie has worked on multi-jurisdictional asset tracing cases, including obtaining extensive Worldwide Freezing, Search, Disclosure and Passport Surrender Orders in one of Russia’s biggest ever bank frauds.
Natalie is on the list of Supervising Solicitors and has hands on experience of working on highly contested search orders involving multiple parties. She has recently assisted the Civil Procedure Rule Committee with the drafting of the new precedent Imaging Order.
The directories say:
In the Legal 500 2020 edition, Natalie is identified as a key lawyer for civil fraud and in the 2021 edition, she is identified as a key lawyer for Commercial Litigation and Banking Litigation, and is described as ‘creative in approach [with] excellent client communication’.