Civil Fraud: David Quest QC & James McWilliams

In this second episode of the 3VB Speaks podcast we hear from David Quest QC and James McWilliams giving advice to defendants in civil fraud actions.

David is a leading Commercial Silk specialising in Commercial and Financial fraud amongst other areas. Many of David’s cases have an international element and he is very experienced in the conflicts of jurisdiction, conflicts of law and cross border enforcement issues that are often raised in such work. He is frequently involved in Offshore Litigation, particularly in the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands. Recently, David was heavily involved in the drafting of the Digital Dispute Resolution Rules published by the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce of Lawtech UK.

James is one of 3VB’s most promising Juniors, frequently instructed on complex International and high value Civil Fraud and asset tracing disputes. His recent work in this field, has included acting for General Electric in proceedings in the Cayman Islands arising out of a $3.6 billion ponzi scheme operated by Thomas Petters and acting for the joint trustees of Derek Hood, once the foremost classic car dealer in Europe in a £40 million claim by a classic car investor. He has extensive experience of all aspects of Fraud Litigation, including applications for a wide variety of interim relief, disclosure applications of all kinds and in contempt of court of related applications.