James Maton is a commercial litigator in Cooley’s London office, advising companies and governments on a wide range of complex contractual and commercial disputes. He advises governments seeking to trace, freeze and recover the corruptly acquired assets of dishonest public officials. That experience includes civil proceedings to recover the proceeds of corruption, enforcing foreign confiscation orders, advising on requests for mutual legal assistance in criminal proceedings and using insolvency remedies to recover assets. Read more

harris-laurence-21274-pitchLaurence Harris is vice chair of Cooley’s litigation department. He acts for public and private companies, governments, public sector bodies and individuals in complex commercial, public law, fraud and asset tracing disputes. He has extensive experience of both English High Court and international arbitration proceedings under ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL and ad hoc rules. Laurence has had wide involvement in cross-border disputes, frequently involving fraud and asset tracing. He has focused for some years in risk management issues. Read more


Sascha Grimm is a partner in the litigation department in Cooley’s London office. She has advised clients on issues related to complex contractual litigation, UK Bribery Act, asset recovery, data protection and privacy compliance and intellectual property.
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Jamie Humphreys is an associate in Cooley’s London office and a member of the litigation department. He has a broad range of experience acting for governments, companies and individuals on complex commercial litigation disputes, with a recent focus on civil fraud, anti-corruption and asset tracing. He has experience of English, Caribbean and Hong Kong court proceedings, as well as mediations and arbitrations. Read more


Chimé Metok Dorjee is an associate in the litigation group in Cooley’s London office. She has assisted in trade mark infringement proceedings, civil proceedings on behalf of the government of a UK territory in the Caribbean, and administration of a highly disputed estate of a former head of state in Africa. Read more



Henry Stewart advises on a wide range of commercial disputes, focusing particularly on contractual issues and asset-recovery/anti-corruption work, and acts for a variety of clients, from governments and multi-national corporations to individuals, in all forms of dispute resolution. Read more