Commercial Litigation — Our Services
Funds Disputes
Teaming broad commercial litigation expertise with in-depth knowledge of the funds dispute space, the PCB Byrne team has extensive experience handling fund mismanagement and fraud disputes.

We are one of a handful of conflict-free firms able to act effectively against large financial institutions – applying ground-breaking areas of the law to successfully represent private investors and funds, asset managers and directors.

In an area that is often international in scope, we are well placed to coordinate with law firms and partners around the world to identify the best possible place, and develop the most effective strategy, for legal action.

Our notable experience
  • Acting for a fund disputing improper redemption of mortgage-backed notes by a major European bank.
  • Acting for a fund to recover custody of investment products.
  • Acting for an investment manager in a £140 million claim for mismanagement and fraud.
  • Defending the director of a fund in a $100 million claim for mismanagement and breach of duty.
  • Acting for a special situations fund seeking to recover secret profits taken by advisors.
  • Acting for a main defendant to a £800 million claim by a state investment fund in relation to secret profits.
Our specialists
Nicola Boulton
0207 842 1659
Elizabeth Seborg
0207 842 1653
07717 341390
Ben Davies
0207 842 1651
07921 603481
Civil Fraud and Commercial Dispute Services
Asset Recovery and Enforcement
We have decades of expertise working across complex international fraud and asset recovery cases – delivering creative solutions, at pace.
All Asset Recovery and Enforcement Services
Civil Fraud
Regarded as a leader in the civil fraud space, our team is experienced representing both claimants and defendants in all areas of fraud litigation.
All Civil Fraud Services
Commercial Litigation
We have a wealth of experience in dealing with high-value, complex and heavily contested commercial litigation cases – often against large City and international firms.
All Commercial Litigation Services
Insolvency and Restructuring
With wide-ranging experience acting for corporations and individuals alike, members of the PCB Byrne team have dealt with some of the largest insolvency cases to reach the English Courts.
All Insolvency and Restructuring Services
International Arbitration
We have worked with clients from around the world, who seek us out for our outcome-driven approach and pragmatic advice. We ensure every case is tailored to meet the needs of each client – often leaning on our litigation colleagues to support arbitration proceedings, for example in the case of interim relief applications.
All International Arbitration Services
Business Crime and Regulatory Services
Asset Seizure and Forfeiture
With one of the most experienced teams in the country, we routinely tackle asset seizure and forfeiture investigations for a wide range of clients. We have established a number of legal precedents in this space, and have become the go-to firm for proactive, expert advice.
All Asset Seizure and Forfeiture Services
Corporate and Financial Crime
Working across jurisdictions on all areas of corporate and financial crime, we regularly advise on issues such as fraud, bribery and corruption, economic sanctions and money laundering.
All Corporate and Financial Crime Services
Crypto Currency and Cyber Crime
We have built a reputation for our tenacity in building cases and in tracing, freezing and recovering assets. We work at the cutting edge of the law on interim relief, using the full armoury of the law in order to obtain results for our clients.
Financial Sanctions
In a fast-evolving, global environment, where penalties for any breach are severe and the need to bring timely challenges is crucial, our sanctions team provides specialist advice, backed by worldwide experience.
All Financial Sanctions Services
Regulatory and Disciplinary
Whether clients are facing investigations by the Financial Conduct Authority or the Dental Practice Board, we bring a wealth of international experience across regulatory and compliance enquiries.
All Regulatory and Disciplinary Services
Serious and General Crime
We bring our criminal defence expertise to bear across a range of general crime issues, from theft and fraud to sexual and violent offences.
All Serious and General Crime Services