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Dominic Offord is experienced in handling multi-jurisdictional fraud cases and asset recovery.

Legal 500 2018

Dominic Offord acts on high-profile and large-scale cross-border insolvency/ fraud cases, assisting his clients in recovering billions of dollars. He is the head of the Commercial Dispute Resolution team.

Whilst Dominic advises local and foreign Insolvency Practitioners he also represents other stakeholders in contentious insolvency claims including creditors and directors.

He acts for directors in defence of directors disqualification proceedings, misfeasance, and breach of duties claims.

Dominic also regularly represents clients in commercial disputes particularly those with an international dimension.

Dominic is a member of R3 Association of Business Recovery professionals, the Fraud Lawyers Association, and the Insolvency Lawyers Association.

Recent work

Advising the SIPA Trustee of Bernard L. Madoff, supporting his international recoveries initiative.

Defending a client from a $300m claim arising from a failed hydro-electrical plant in Panama.

Defending a client from a claim brought by the US Government.


Dominic is listed as a key lawyer in Civil Fraud by Legal 500 2020.

Dominic is recognised for both his insolvency and commercial disputes work in Chambers and Partners 2019.

Clients remark "He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of insolvency law and fraud cases" and is valued by sources for his "very sensitive client handling and high quality drafting".

He is also recognised by his peers in "Best Lawyers".

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