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WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

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Asset Recovery - Experts 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Ian Casewell is lauded by peers as “one of the best experts in the field”. He has over 20 years’ experience of large fraud and international asset-tracing matters.


Ian Casewell is a Partner and heads the Mintz Group’s London office. He specialises in providing investigative support on large-scale disputes and fraud matters.  

Ian co-heads the firm’s international asset-tracing practice, which has been helping creditors enforce judgments in hundreds of cases over the past 20 years. His team is retained as lead investigators on some of the world’s largest fraud, dispute and judgment enforcement matters. He represents governments, companies and individuals, assisting in the tracing and recovery of substantial funds.

His cases are invariably multi-layered, cross-border, and often in offshore jurisdictions, investigating an adversary’s asset position before, during and after litigation to help inform legal strategy and overcome the challenges of enforcement. Ian and his team have particular expertise in areas they have found crucial to asset-tracing and recovery, including: banking, offshore structures, shipping, real estate, private aircraft and internet forensics.

Ian has worked in corporate investigations for 15 years. He previously worked at Europol, where he ran international investigations of organised crime. Ian was the lead analyst for computer crime-related activities within the European Union relating to Europol, and was responsible for producing the first EU-wide strategic assessment of computer-related crime within the Union. 

He also has experience working at the UK government’s Asset Recovery Agency and West Mercia Constabulary, where he was engaged in crime pattern analysis and supporting criminal investigations through intelligence-led techniques.

WWL Ranking: Recommended
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