Neil Micklethwaite

Neil Micklethwaite

Brown Rudnick LLP

Recognized since 2017

London, United Kingdom

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

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Neil Micklethwaite has over 25 years of experience in handling complex litigation and regulatory investigations. He acts for international corporations, asset managers and hedge funds, as well as representing UHNW individuals in large scale litigation cases and in defending regulatory investigations both in the U.K. and worldwide. Neil has extensive experience in complex disputes concerning the Russian Federation and other CIS states and in devising asset protection strategies to defend the interests of businessmen operating in high risk countries. Neil has significant experience in civil and criminal fraud cases and in undertaking asset tracing exercises across numerous jurisdictions. Alongside this work, Neil also regularly defends high profile individuals in regulatory and criminal investigations brought by the National Crime Agency, the Serious Fraud Office, the FCA, the SEC, and HMRC. Before joining Brown Rudnick, Neil was head of litigation in London at both DLA Piper and Bingham McCutchen.

Recently Neil acted for Pensioenfunds Vervoer in its €250 million claim against Goldman Sachs for alleged professional negligence concerning breaches of a fiduciary investment mandate.

Neil also acted for Hermitage Capital Management in relation to a major $230 million fraud affecting its business in Russia, as well as advising on civil asset tracing issues and criminal investigations in the U.K., Guernsey, Switzerland, the BVI, and the U.S.


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    London W1S 2LQ
    United Kingdom

Brown Rudnick LLP
Headquarters: Boston, Massachusetts

11 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

3 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in United Kingdom 2023 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law

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  • Financial Services
  • Litigation

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