Karl Moussalli practices international commercial litigation and arbitration with a particular focus on multijurisdictional investigations involving major fraud, asset tracing, and corruption investigations, as well as contentious insolvency disputes.
Karl's recent experience includes advising Arcadia Petroleum Limited, a regulated crude oil trading company, in connection with ongoing High Court fraud proceedings against a number of its former directors (and associated companies) arising out of an alleged substantial and sustained fraud resulting in the misappropriation of oil trading profits in excess of US$350 million; the liquidators of SHB Realisations Limited (formerly BHS Limited) on its high-profile investigations into one of the largest retail collapses in the U.K.; the Bin Mahfouz Family on its US$50m asset tracing investigation, securing worldwide freezing orders, search orders, and asset disclosure orders as part of successful civil proceedings against Muhaned El-Rashid; a prominent Saudi businessman and high net worth individual on allegations of fraud and worldwide freezing orders secured against him in the U.K.; the liquidators of Angel Group Limited and the administrators of Angelic Interiors Limited on their claims against their former director and shareholder; and an engineering, procurement, and construction company on a multijurisdictional contractual dispute involving DIFC-LCIA arbitration proceedings worth in excess of a US$1bn.
- BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course with distinction 2015); Cambridge University (LL.M. with first class honours 2013); University of Paris II-Panthéon Assas (Double degree, M.B.A. and M.A. in Corporate Law, magna cum laude 2012); University College London (M.A. in Comparative Law — English and French Law with first class honours 2011); University of Paris II-Panthéon Assas (LL.B. with commendation 2010)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
- French and Arabic