Alfred Weiss

Call 2006

weiss@exchangechambers.co.uk

"His cross-examination is excellent and he is also very reassuring with clients."

Chambers and Partners 2019
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Commercial Fraud

Alfred’s commercial fraud practice includes:

  • Misrepresentation
  • Following and tracing
  • Proprietary injunctions
  • Freezing injunctions including worldwide freezing injunctions
  • Norwich Pharmacal Orders

Commercial Fraud Cases

Examples of recent cases:

Misrepresentation

  • Advising a purchaser of residential property on a claim against the vendor for fraudulent misrepresentation concerning answers given to questions in the Property in the Information Form

Following and tracing

  • Advising the victim of a fraudulent transaction concerning luxury watches on how to trace the monies paid over to the fraudster

Proprietary injunctions

  • Obtaining a proprietary injunction pending trial or further order in respect of the applicant’s beneficial interest in the shares to a S.P.V that held the legal title to a commercial property

Freezing injunctions

  • Acting for respondent in worldwide freezing order application involving clients resident overseas and assets held overseas

Norwich Pharmacal Orders

  • Obtaining order for disclosure of documents against a bank allegedly caught up in the fraudulent misrepresentations of a property developer made to his former business partner