Recognised as a preeminent law firm in the highly specialised field of asset tracing and recovery, Martin Kenney & Co (MKS) is a multi-jurisdictional investigative and litigation practice based in Road Town, Tortola in the British Virgin Islands (BVI).
Our lawyers concentrate on the representation of persons harmed by economic crime in a multi-jurisdictional setting. The firm uses a combination of traditional and extraordinary measures to gather, often on an emergency basis, evidence of serious forms of wrongdoing and to recover substantial value in many places concurrently.
Our lawyers also represent clients in building investigative models to solve a diverse set of extreme-fact problems caused by dishonest conduct. The firm employs a multi-disciplinary team of professionals and has a surge capacity which permits it to draw from an extensive network of lawyers, investigators, forensic accountants and psychologists across the world.
Our managing partner, Martin Kenney, is recognised as one of the world’s leading asset recovery lawyers by Chambers & Partners and has been named as a ‘Global Elite’ Thought Leader globally by Who’s Who Legal over successive years, and as the number one asset recovery lawyer in the offshore world for several years.
A number of our other lawyers are also ranked by both Chambers and Partners, and as Global Leaders or Thought Leaders in asset recovery by Who’s Who Legal. Our Partner, Dan Wise, is recommended by both Chambers and Who’s Who Legal, while our Head of Advocacy, Charles Bott KC, is a Chambers and Partners top ranked silk (Band 1) in Financial Crime.
Martin Kenney is a founder member of ICC FraudNet, an elite international network of asset tracing and recovery lawyers, which extends the reach of our firm worldwide, and as of June 2022, he is also a Visiting Professor at the School of Justice at UCLan, the University of Central Lancashire, a top criminology and policing academic centre in the UK.