I am a dispute resolution partner. I act for clients in complex commercial disputes, often involving shareholder actions, civil fraud, or serious contractual issues.”
Kofi is a solicitor advocate with significant experience of representing clients in high-value contentious matters, including court, arbitration and mediation proceedings across a range of industries. Kofi has particular expertise in High Court claims involving civil fraud or shareholder issues, having successfully acted for many corporates and individuals to obtain and enforce both final judgments and interim relief.
Kofi’s practice also covers disputes involving breach of warranty, insolvency issues, director misfeasance and breach of duty, professional negligence, complex financial products and related regulatory issues. Kofi advises clients in sectors including banking, private equity, energy, manufacturing and media, though he has particular experience of acting both for and against financial institutions and investment companies.
Kofi joined Fox Williams in 2023 from a leading disputes-only firm, where he acted on a range of litigation and arbitration matters across various jurisdictions. Kofi also previously worked at a specialist fraud litigation firm, leading the conduct of large-scale freezing injunctions, asset recovery and jurisdictional disputes. Prior to this, Kofi spent over a decade working in the dispute resolution teams at Macfarlanes and Linklaters, where he also trained.
Acting for a defendant in fraud and misfeasance claims brought by the administrators of London Capital & Finance, which collapsed owing c. £237 million to bondholders (London Capital & Finance Plc & Ors v Thompson & Ors)
Acting for a global car manufacturer in a €150 million breach of contract claim against a leading Italian battery manufacturer, which was settled following a 6-week High Court trial
Acting for a prominent individual on post-judgment freezing order and appeal issues arising from a multi-million-pound fraud claim
Acting for a Russian state-owned bank in relation to an alleged £200 million fraud conspiracy involving multiple other parties
Acting for the liquidator of a Russian bank to obtain and enforce a worldwide freezing order and related relief in relation to a £1.3 billion cross-border fraud (Vneshprombank LLC v Georgy Bedzhamov & Ors)
Acting for a leading European private equity firm in relation to claims arising from its acquisition of a classic car business
Acting for a prominent businessman in relation to an internal investigation by a UK listed company; advising on related claims (and investigations) concerning alleged misfeasance and breach of joint venture agreements