November 7, 2022
Publication: The Legal 500
The Legal 500 has recognized Kobre & Kim in several categories in the leading legal market ranking publication’s 2023 list United Kingdom firms.
Kobre & Kim was recognized in the category “Fraud: White-Collar Crime (Advice to Individuals).” The Legal 500 noted the firm’s specialization in “international private client representations” and role in cross-border litigation and crisis management cases. It also praised the firm’s “successful record in defending clients against asset forfeiture claims, accusations of misappropriation of funds, and broad reputational damage” and the presence of an “international network and dual-qualified lawyers allowing [the firm] to effectively handle multijurisdictional claims and respond to demands from global regulators.”
In this category, The Legal 500 further spotlighted former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Jason Masimore and his “expertise in financial crime investigations in Europe and the Middle East,” as well as Polly Wilkins being “a key name for the mitigation of business and reputational risks facing individual clients.”
Kobre & Kim was further recognized in the category of “Reputation Management,” with the publication noting the firm’s representation of “numerous UHNW individuals facing complex reputational issues, including defamatory publications and public investigation.” The Legal 500 cited a testimonial praising the firm’s client management as “fantastic,” and also spotlighted Polly Wilkins’s “considerable experience working with private family offices and their trusted advisers to formulate holistic strategies to preserve reputation and mitigate privacy risks.”
In addition, The Legal 500 placed Kobre & Kim among the “Firms to Watch” in the category of “Fraud: Civil,” noting the firm “has offices in several key jurisdictions and takes on a variety of high-stakes civil fraud work.”