Jo Torode Addresses UN Conference in Odessa, Ukraine

On the 13th and 14th of September Joanna Torode will be in the Ukraine to address delegates at a UN Conference being held in Odessa.

The conference has been organised by The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime as part of an on-going project specifically aimed at strengthening the capacities of GUAM Member States (Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova) to cooperate at the national and regional levels in combating money laundering as well as in seizing and confiscating the proceeds of crime.

Joanna will be discussing the UK's money laundering and asset recovery provisions.

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Joanna Torode Appointed to Attorney General's Panel of Counsel

Chambers is delighted to announce that Joanna Torode has been appointed to the Attorney General's C Panel (Civil)

Joanna’s principal areas of practice are commercial wrongdoing; insolvency and public law, including judicial review and human rights.

She provides advice and advocacy services in all areas of commercial and financial wrongdoing. Recent cases have included allegations of money-laundering; drugs importation and benefit fraud. In addition to this, Joanna has particular expertise in related areas of quasi-criminal litigation, such as, restraint, confiscation of assets and mutual legal assistance (MLA), in which she advises both private clients and the UK authorities.

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Our Company and Insolvency Work

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Our fraud, asset seizure and  corruption work often results in us appearing on behalf of corporate personalities, company directors and liquidators.

As a development of that practice, members of chambers are instructed in regular insolvency work and company law actions, such as unfair prejudice claims and derivative actions on behalf of minority shareholders, including actions against directors for breach of their statutory duties.