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Richard Brown


Richard is a BVI lawyer based in Carey Olsen’s London office. His practice focusses on international insolvency, fraud and asset recovery as well as shareholder disputes and contentious trust matters. Much of his work relates to individuals and businesses in Ukraine, Russia and other CIS countries. He has a wealth of experience of both pre-action measures such as freezing injunctions and third party disclosure applications, as well as conducting cases through to trial and enforcement. Richard is a solicitor advocate and has successfully represented clients as advocate in matters before both the BVI Commercial Court and the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal.  


Richard started his career with Hogan Lovells in London, where he practised for eight years prior to moving to the BVI in 2013. Richard gained his higher rights of audience in the English Courts in 2010 and was admitted as a solicitor advocate in the BVI in 2013.  Between 2015 and 2017, Richard worked for Carey Olsen in Jersey.

He is a member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association, R3, INSOL, RISA, and the Commercial Fraud Lawyers' Association.

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