David Standish

Managing Director

Experience & Background

David is a Managing Director leading Interpath’s market leading Contentious Insolvency team, alongside Mike Leeds and Kris Kicks. He has over 30 years’ experience of working on some of the largest and most high profile and complex matters. David is recognised as the leading practitioner in Court Appointed Receivership and has pioneered the innovative use of this powerful process in numerous international and offshore situations. He regularly instructs lawyers in jurisdictions around the world and lectures extensively on various aspects of contentious insolvency and asset recovery.

David has led a number of high profile and complex bankruptcies, liquidations, Court Appointed Receiverships and Deceased Estates. By way of example, citing two current cases:-

David is currently leading a Proceeds of Crime Receivership for the Serious Fraud Office in the UK in the largest UK confiscation order. In addition, he continues to lead the largest ever Court appointed receivership case in the UK (the JSC BTA Bank vs Ablyazov case) with alleged pre-judgment liabilities of circa $7bn and assets (including signifixcant financial services assets) spread internationally.

David works with talented lawyers across the world and his international experience truly spans the globe including the jurisdictions of US, Thailand, Russia, UAE, Cyprus, Latvia, Ukraine, BVI, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Barbados, The Marshall Islands Seychelles, Belize, Cayman, Germany, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Turkey, Jersey, Guernsey and others.

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