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"An excellent team specialising in high-end litigation" - ONTIER ranked in The Legal 500 2022

Updated: Jun 14, 2023

The Legal 500 UK highlights the UK's most impressive law firms, lawyers, barristers and chambers every year, and following the release of the 2022 rankings yesterday, we're proud to share our impressive results.

Civil Fraud: Tier 4

We're proud to be acknowledged by Legal 500 UK for our civil fraud proficiency, ranking us in tier 4. Our Head of Litigation, Paul Ferguson, is an expert in proceedings involving digital assets, cryptocurrencies and online trading platforms alongside partner, Oliver Cain, who has longstanding arbitration experience. Oliver also handles complex international commercial litigation and arbitration, not least fraud matters.

"With Oliver Cain, you get more than your pay for. Oliver is calm under fire, with an encyclopaedic grasp of procedure and very sound legal judgement."

Commercial Litigation: Mid-Market Tier 5

Our expertise in cryptocurrency and cybercrime disputes and our international expertise in multijurisdictional commercial litigation, arbitration and insolvency across a range of financial and industry sectors was strongly acclaimed by Legal 500 UK. Alongside Paul Ferguson and Oliver Cain, senior associate Simon Cohen and associate Nicholas Dawson provide immense support and litigation prowess.

"Ontier’s UK litigation team is committed to its clients, business-oriented and has a strong legal background."

International Arbitration: Tier 7

Legal 500 UK recognised our international appeal, spanning from Africa, the Middle East, Russia and Latin America, as well as being active on domestic cases. They highlighted our niche strength in the growing area of fraud related to cryptocurrency and cyber-crime. We're proud to exhibit Paul Ferguson's particular experience in cross-border disputes, including issues arising from the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.

"The go-to practice for cases requiring co-ordination with overseas law firms unused to litigation and arbitration in London."


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