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.
Arcadia Petroleum pursues fraud proceedings against former directors
Jones 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.
Sheikh Abdulrahman Khalid bin Mahfouz secures committal order in culmination of €35 million asset tracing litigation
Jones Day successfully represented Sheikh Abdulrahman Khalid bin Mahfouz and his family in proceedings against Mr. Muhaned Farid Mahmoud El-Rashid.
Greystar purchases GSK and bakery site and forms joint venture with global real estate company
Jones Day represented Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC in its purchase of former GSK and bakery site (Future PRS), and the formation of a joint venture with a global real estate company.
Ted Baker amends and restates existing revolving credit facility
Jones Day represented Ted Baker plc, a UK fashion retailer, in connection with the amendment and restatement of an existing revolving credit facility.
- 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