The Strange Case of the Oligarch and Putin's Banker - Ryan Mowat and Katherine Pymont write for International Investment

17 April 2020

Ryan Mowat, Partner, and Katherine Pymont, Senior Associate, of the Dispute Resolution team have written for International Investment.

Their article The Strange Case of the Oligarch and Putin's Banker (published 6 April 2020) looks at the story behind the recent BBC documentary The Countess and the Russian Billionaire which "serves as a salutary reminder to anyone tempted to use trust structures to hide wealth from creditors and in divorce cases, tax investigations or inheritance battles". 


For further information on the issues raised in this news post, please contact a member of our dispute resolution team in confidence.


About the authors

Ryan Mowat is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team. He leads our highly rated Contentious Trusts and Probate team and he also frequently acts for a number of clients in the media, sport and entertainment industry. 

Katherine Pymont is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. She has a broad spectrum of litigation experience with particular expertise in Wills, Trusts and Inheritance Disputes. 


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