I am a legal director in Fox Williams’ dispute resolution team. I advise on a range of commercial disputes, with a particular focus on civil fraud, across multiple jurisdictions as well as domestic matters.”
Evie is a commercial litigator with a focus upon civil fraud disputes. She has handled a number of multi-million pound and dollar international fraud cases for both claimant and defendant. Her civil fraud work includes claims involving misappropriation of assets (including shares, funds and profits), push payment fraud, false invoicing, theft of confidential information and fraudulent misrepresentation claims.
Her wider commercial litigation experience varies across the commercial litigation spectrum, including: contractual disputes, shareholder and director disputes, High Court employment disputes (including breach of post termination restrictive covenants, breach of confidence and bonus disputes) and partnership disputes.
Evie has worked with clients across a diverse range of industry sectors, including: financial services (banking, asset management, investment funds, cryptocurrency, electronic money, advisory), natural resources, software technology, events and insurance.
Evie has litigated cases in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union. She has also handled a number of arbitration disputes (LCIA, AAA, UNCITRAL and the Arbitration Act 1996), both domestic and abroad.
Evie trained at Fox Williams, qualifying in September 2010.
The Software Incubator Ltd v Computer Associates UK Limited. Acted for the Claimant seeking statutory compensation and other payments pursuant to the Commercial Agent (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (the “Regulations”) and damages for breach of contract.
Arcadia Petroleum Limited and others v Bosworth and others. Acted on a $335 million oil trading claim brought against our client in the Commercial Court. The claim involves allegations of conspiracy, breach of fiduciary duty, dishonest assistance and knowing receipt.
Acted for Global Risk Partners Ltd, a national insurance broker, and its underlying subsidiaries. We have obtained numerous interim injunctions preventing breaches of restrictive covenants and/or misuse of confidential information by departing employees.
Samir Arab v Raghida Ali Ghandour and others. Represented the claimant in a $35 million claim for fraudulent misrepresentation, dishonesty and breach of fiduciary duty arising out of the sale of the claimant’s shares in various defendant finance companies at a gross undervalue as a result of fraudulent misrepresentations.
The Ingenious litigation – acted for one of the defendants in the multi-party film financing / tax saving dispute (involving 463 claimants) which brings claims of fraud and/or negligence with respect to investments in Ingenious’ film investment scheme.
Acted for an individual in a shareholder dispute with his business partner. The individual holds shares in various entities within the same group of companies that deal in cryptocurrencies and bring claims for fraud, secret profits and other breaches against his business partner.