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Robert Capper

Robert Capper

Ankura55 Bishopsgate2nd FloorLondonEnglandEC2N 3AS

Global Leader

Asset Recovery - Experts 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Robert Capper is held in high esteem by market sources thanks to his adept handling of sophisticated white-collar crime investigations and related asset tracing proceedings. 


Robert Capper is a senior managing director at Ankura, based in London. Robert has extensive experience in overseeing a range of complex investigative assignments across the world, specialising in high-profile sovereign disputes and asset tracing, as well as fraud and white-collar crime investigations.

Robert has worked with a broad range of clients, from law firms and multinational companies to international government agencies. His work usually involves detailed and complex investigations in support of contemplated or ongoing legal proceedings. Robert has worked on some of the world’s largest and high-profile asset tracing and recovery cases, including against sovereign states and former political leaders. His experience also includes complex fraud cases and commercial disputes across multiple jurisdictions and a range of sectors. 

Prior to joining Ankura, Robert led the consultancy asset tracing and investigations team at Burford Capital, the world’s largest litigation funder. Robert began his career with eight years working for the British Intelligence Services, focusing on counterintelligence and counter terrorism investigations with an emphasis on north and west Africa.

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