Lisa Linklater

Call 1995

"Very highly-regarded both as a lawyer and as an advocate."

The Legal 500 2020 (Tier 1)
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Commercial Fraud

Lisa is a barrister specialising in Commercial Chancery cases whose practice continues to go from strength to strength. Lisa has breadth and depth of experience in commercial fraud, particularly in cases involving misfeasance by directors. She is currently instructed by HM Revenue and Customs in a Missing Trader Intra Community (“MTIC”) case involving an assessment of over £1 million.

Recommended by Legal 500 UK Bar 2020 as “very highly-regarded both as a lawyer and as an advocate”, Lisa combines excellent practical skills and technical knowledge with commercial acumen, an approachable manner and high-quality service.

Praised by Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2020 for being “unflappable, extremely well prepared and an excellent advocate who is as strong on her feet as she is on paper”, Lisa brings a wealth of experience in advising and representing a diverse range of companies, individuals and Government departments (having been Junior Counsel to the Crown for 18 years).

Recent highlights of Lisa’s practice in commercial fraud include:

  • Successfully obtaining settlement for Defendants to serious claims of knowing assistance, knowing receipt and related tracing claims, brought by a company registered in Gibraltar, acting by its liquidators, where the claims and costs were in excess of £1 million.
  • Successfully defending injunctive relief proceedings brought by a major manufacturer of bed products that had purchased a portfolio of properties from administrators in a “fire sale” and obtaining a favourable settlement of claim before a six day trial. The claim centred on allegations of civil fraud and was related to high profile criminal proceedings relating to the premises.
  • Successfully representing the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in winding up numerous companies in the public interest.