Category: News

RECRUITMENT | Nick Ryan new Director of Communications

Highly-experienced investigative journalist becomes new Communications Director Nick Ryan has over 30 years media, digital and comms/campaigns experience We’re excited to announce that our longstanding communications advisor, Nick Ryan, has agreed to become our new Director of Communications. Nick is a highly-experienced journalist and communications expert, with extensive digital and campaigning experience. He will be […]

CONFERENCES | 40th Symposium on Economic Crime (Cambridge)

3rd – 10th September, 2023 Jesus College Cambridge (UK) Following a successful appearance last year, Martin Kenney (Head of Firm), Charles Bott KC (Head of Advocacy) and Tony McClements (Head of Investigations) from MKS will all be appearing at this year’s Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime. Martin will be speaking at the following […]

MEDIA COMMENT | UK transparency legislation

Martin Kenney comments on moves to force further transparency on UK UBO registries Our Head of Firm Martin Kenney was asked by the Daily Mail newspaper to comment on pressure being brought to bear on the UK government by some UK politicians, who want to tighten regulations and prevent overseas owners of UK property from […]

NEW REPORT | ICSID Award Enforcement Risk

What are the difficulties inherent in pursuing a US$6 billion International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) award? Martin Kenney lays out the lessons from a huge case involving a Martin Kenney & Co (MKS) client.

CONGRATULATIONS | MKS team leads the way with Lions Club presidencies

Great news for MKS, as two of our staff have been chosen as President Elects of our local Lions Clubs. Daphodil Sampson, our Financial Controller, will become the new President of Lions Club of Tortola and Hakim Creque will be the new President of Valley Sounds Lions Club.

AWARD NEWS | Charles Bott KC recognised as leading fraud lawyer in 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers

Charles Bott KC, has been listed in the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom™, achieving a remarkable 10-year consecutive recognition as a preeminent fraud lawyer. These recognitions, based on rigorous peer review, are testament to Charles’ outstanding legal skills and achievements in the field of fraud.

ANALYSIS | MKS on UK’s new ‘Fraud Strategy’

The UK government has announced a (much-delayed) new national “Fraud Strategy” – the first since 2011 – but will it be enough? Not by a long shot, argues our Head of Advocacy, Charles Bott KC, who says that tackling fraud has been under-resourced and off the radar as a government priority for far too long.