Martin Kenney Selected As World’s Leading Offshore Asset Recovery Lawyer

Who’s Who Legal selects Martin Kenney as the prime ‘thought leader’ among offshore asset recovery lawyers, with head of litigation Dan Wise also highly placed.

This year’s edition of Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery has chosen Martin Kenney as the leading ‘Thought Leader’ among offshore asset recovery lawyers, cementing his reputation as a trailblazing attorney.

 Identifying 532 leading practitioners from over 250 firms across 85 jurisdictions, and highlighting the truly international scope of asset recovery work, Mr Kenney was already one of 40 Who’s Who Legal’s Thought Leaders from 16 practise areas globally, and recipient of the highest award given by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, with 70,000 members worldwide, The Cressey Award.

The Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery guide said:

“Founder Martin Kenney is recognised as the leading asset recovery lawyer in the offshore market in our research, with some sources considering him “one of the world’s best practitioners”. One respondent praises his “deep knowledge of international law” and his “excellent worldwide connections”.

“Litigation practice head Dan Wise impresses market commentators with his experience and excellent track record on high-value recovery actions.”

Global trailblazer

Leading a team of lawyers, investigators and forensic accountants, Martin Kenney is widely regarded as a ground-breaker in the use of pre-emptive remedies, multi-disciplinary teams and professional litigation funding in response to global economic crime, uprooting bank secrets and freezing hidden assets in multiple jurisdictions.

He has published and lectured on money laundering, legal and ethical restraints on the conduct of private investigations, and international concealed asset recovery.

He is also a founding member of an elite network of asset recovery lawyers, ICC FraudNet, 77 leading fraud and asset recovery lawyers from 67 countries, which is administered by the Commercial Crime Services division of the International Chamber of Commerce.

Martin has received numerous plaudits for his work. WIRED characterized his firm as “the world’s sharpest fraudbusters”, while The Financial Times deemed him a “top international asset chaser”. The Canadian Lawyer magazine of Toronto added that “…Mr. Kenney just may be, considering his Robin Hood reputation and his bulldog legal tactics, one of the most determined and trusted lawyers around.”