This episode is hosted by Joseph Farmer and explores unlawful means conspiracy within civil law and how it has come to the fore in recent years . Our speakers also discuss the practice of bringing and defending conspiracy claims and share their own war stories and experiences. Taking part in the conversation are:

Derrick Dale KC: A silk at Fountain Court who specialises in wide-ranging commercial litigation including civil fraud and arbitration, in both a domestic and an international context. Described in the directories as “a very talented and effective advocate”, Derrick is frequently instructed in cases requiring urgent injunctions, freezing and search orders and is well versed in conducting group litigation.

Becca Hogan: A partner at Signature Litigation who has a wide range of experience in commercial disputes with a focus on banking and financial services. She specialises in high value complex matters including both High Court litigation and arbitration. Becca also advises on regulatory matters including regulatory investigations involving the FCA. Described as “stellar“, “calm and strategic“, Becca is recognised as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ by The Legal 500 for banking litigation.

Mary Young: A partner at Kingsley Napley whose practice covers a wide range of areas with particular expertise in civil fraud and asset tracing as well as claims against professionals in negligence, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of trust. Described as “an excellent role model”, Mary has advised in cases involving numerous different countries including the major offshore jurisdictions.

For more information about Fountain Court’s civil fraud practice, please see here.