This element is a key part in the litigation process and enforcement of any judgements successfully obtained. Tracing a companies or individuals assets can take place in stages and form part of a pre-investigation phase to ensure that sufficient wealth is there to justify legal action being taken. This pre-action will be crucial for any business, lawyer or third-party funder wishing to become involved or during insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings.
Eminent have worked with leading lawyers, litigation funders and insolvency practitioners to successfully build cases and identify key assets. These have included investigations into large global businesses, their representatives and sovereign states. Our instructions have involved claims worth billions of pounds and have included planning into the seizure of mobile oil assets owned by rogue governments.
The company has a particular specialism and reputation regarding connecting assets to Ultimate Beneficial Owners (UBO) that use offshore jurisdictions to hide their connection.