Léonore N.Carron-Desrosiers

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5456

Léonore Carron-Desrosiers practices complex international litigation with a particular focus on civil fraud, asset tracing, injunctive relief, and public corruption allegations.

Léonore's recent experience includes advising Alta Trading UK Limited, a regulated crude oil trading company, in connection with its US$300m claim against former directors and associated companies for various dishonesty-based claims in the High Court.

In addition, Léonore's experience includes acting for: a major corporation in a high-profile and high-value dispute regarding the allegedly corrupt sale of a lucrative oil exploration block in Nigeria triggering civil and criminal investigations and proceedings across six jurisdictions; a regulated oil trading company in ongoing fraud proceedings in Switzerland against members of its former management team; an international investment firm on potential civil fraud claims; and a global bank in connection with seeking injunctive relief in the United Kingdom.

Experience

  • Joint administrators negotiate successful rescueJones Day advised Geoffrey Rowley and Jason Baker of FRP Advisory LLP as joint administrators of the Glint Pay group, an FCA-regulated e-money and gold-trading business.
  • Cineworld Group completes asset monetization strategies in United States through cinema sale-leaseback transactionsJones Day advised UK headquartered, Cineworld Group PLC in connection with an asset monetization strategy in the United States involving a combined cash consideration of $556.3 million cinema sale-leaseback transactions to convert a substantial portion of Cineworld’s U.S. real estate holdings into cash to leverage its equity and optimize efficiency.
  • Crude oil trading company brings fraud action in Switzerland against former directorsJones Day represents a regulated crude oil trading company in connection with ongoing fraud proceedings brought by it in Switzerland against a number of its former directors.
  • Company defends multijurisdictional dispute relating to sale of oil exploration block in NigeriaJones Day is representing a client in relation to a high profile and high value multi-jurisdictional dispute regarding the allegedly corrupt sale of a very lucrative oil exploration block in Nigeria.
  • Arcadia Petroleum pursues fraud proceedings against former directorsJones Day represents Arcadia Petroleum Limited, a regulated crude oil trading company based in London (and other companies of its corporate group), in connection with ongoing High Court fraud proceedings brought by the Arcadia Group against a number of its former directors and associated companies.