Bartlett D. Morgan

Bartlett D. Morgan is an experienced commercial litigator. He frequently acts for international and domestic clients in matters before the High Court, Court of Appeal, Caribbean Court of Justice and specialist tribunals.

He has substantial cross-sector experience and has represented clients in telecommunications, tourism, banking & finance, insurance, fintech, digital media, e-commerce, distribution, manufacturing and government.

Bartlett’s cases have involved questions of shareholder oppression, bankruptcy, receiverships, cross-border enforcement, immunity of international organizations, high value security enforcement, asset tracing, trust enforcement, defamation, judicial review and unfair dismissal. He also advises clients on complying with data privacy, cybersecurity and other digital law obligations, enforcing intellectual property rights, employment law matters and navigating various telecommunications regulatory frameworks in the Caribbean.

Bartlett is a respected thought leader on digital law and policy issues impacting the Caribbean. In this regard, he is regularly called upon to speak and write on issues at the intersection of law, policy and technology.

He is a member of the Barbados Bar Association, INSOL International, the Charted Institute of Arbitrators and the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He formerly served as the representative for the Caribbean and Latin America on the At-Large Advisory Committee which advises the board of directors of the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers on Internet policy issues.

University of the West Indies, LLB. (Hons)
Norman Manley Law School, L.E.C

Bar Admissions:

George B. Bazinas

Born Athens 1955, George Bazinas received his education at the University of Athens (1978) and King’s College London (LLM 1981) and was admitted to the Athens Bar in 1981, Court of Appeals in 1986 and Supreme Court in 1990. In 1988 he founded an independent practice offering specialised litigation and dispute management services, which was then merged into the intergraded firm Anagnostopoulos-Bazinas, where he headed the commercial law and litigation department, subsequently forming Bazinas Law Firm, expanding the practices’ services in the specialized fields of civil and commercial law.

He specialises in complex civil and commercial litigation and arbitration involving most types of business disputes, banking and finance law, and is actively engaged in the field of domestic and cross-border insolvency and reorganisation. He has extensive experience of cross-border disputes and proceedings, and acts mainly for international clients from a wide array of business sectors, including banking and financial services, oil and gas, aviation, automobiles, media, energy, pharmaceuticals, steel and other industrial production, as well as foreign governmental organisations.

Publications in English include the chapters on Greek civil & commercial litigation in the Commercial Litigation Reference Book, European Lawyer, 2011, (in print), an English translation of the Greek Insolvency Law, Greek Bankruptcy law in Collier International Business Insolvency Guide (Matthew Bender/Lexis-Nexis, 2008); “Insolvency, Reorganisation, and the new EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings: Perspectives of Greek law and process” Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law 2003; “Security over Immovables in Selected Jurisdictions”, Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business (CILS – Oceana, 2005); “International Secured Transactions” (CILS – Oceana, 2010); European Restructuring and Insolvency Guide (White Page, 2002); and EU Banking and Insurance Insolvency, (Oxford University Press 2006). Selected recent publications in journals include articles on “The recent reform of the Greek insolvency code: Legislative response to the economic crisis”, (Insol World, Third Quarter, 2010), “Insolvency v Arbitration” (Eurofenix, 2010); and “A modern Greek Tragedy: the cross-border insolvency perspective” (Recovery, summer 2010).

He is an honorary founding member of the International Insolvency Institute (III) and repeatedly featured among the handful of specialised practitioners for Greece in the prestigious INSOL International directory. He is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, INSOL International, INSOL Europe, the American Hellenic Institute, the International Bar Association and the Hellenic Commercial Lawyers Association.

Catherine Naylor

Catherine Naylor is a partner in Gowling WLG’s commercial litigation team in London. She leads the fraud, asset tracing, contentious insolvency and trusts litigation sub-team and helps her clients to resolve the full range of international disputes.

Catherine’s highlights include acting on a $330 million dispute arising from the Madoff Ponzi scheme scandal, where she achieved a commercial settlement for her professional clients. Other highlights include acting on multiple cross-border asset recovery matters, including cross-border insolvency, defending a multi-million pound High Court claim for fraud against a former director of a fiduciary service provider, advising a global financial services client in relation to a sensitive regulatory investigation and pursuing former directors of a corporate for their alleged misfeasance.

Catherine brings commerciality to her advice, having spent over four years prior to qualifying as a lawyer working in industry. This experience includes three years with a multi-national manufacturer and distributor, dealing with internal communications, crisis management, mergers and acquisitions and HR/employment issues. She is recognised as a “next generation” partner in the Legal 500.

Emily Till

Emily is a senior litigator in Gowling WLG’s commercial fraud group in London. She specialises in complex corporate disputes and disputes involving fraud and the misappropriation of assets, often involving cross-border issues and related litigation proceeding in parallel in other jurisdictions. Emily has particular expertise in obtaining urgent injunctive relief in the High Court to freeze assets and prevent dissipation.

Gowling WLG’s commercial fraud group advise on all aspects of commercial fraud, corruption and associated risk. The firm has one of the largest litigation practices in the UK, and clients include governments, FTSE 100 and other quoted companies, private companies, banks and other financial institutions, insolvency officeholders, trustees, directors and individuals. Gowling WLG has particular expertise in the co-ordination and project management of complex multi-jurisdictional fraud, insolvency and asset tracing matters.

Kabiito Karamagi

Kabiito Karamagi, is an Advocate with over twenty years’ experience in corporate insolvency, and business restructures. As Uganda’s leading Insolvency Practitioner, Kabiito has handled complex assignements involving cross border insolvencies, corporate fraud and other forms of economic crime, asset tracing etc.He is currently the Managing Partner of Ligomarc Advocates, a finance law firm based in Kampala, where he also heads its Insolvency and Business Restructuring Practice. The firm is a Chambers Global ranked law firm with a solid reputation for intergrity and the groundbreaking work in insolvency and creditor enforcement rights, commercial and civil litigation, advisory services in tax, energy and infrastructure.

He is a seasoned and respected litigator with wide experience in creditor enforcement litigation.

He has also succesfully served as Lead Counsel representing a national regulator in Uganda in the biggest regulatory disputes in Uganda. He has successfully represented dissatisfied bidders in court disputes involving two of the largest national infrastructure projects in Uganda.

Kabiito also served as Assistant Legal Counsel for the Government of Uganda during the implementation of the Second Integrated Financial Management Systems Project (IFMP II) under which the Government of Uganda contracted Hewlett – Packard (HP) and Oracles Systems Ltd, among others, to supply, install and intergrate a government wide, IT based turnkey fiscal management system.

Kabiito has been at the centre of major legislative reforms in Uganda. Most notably, he was part of a team of Government of Uganda Consultants that led to the enactment of the Insolvency Act, 2011. He was also part of the Government of Uganda’s task force that participated in the development of other key legislations, including the Companies Act of 2012 and the Partnership Act, 2010.

Education: Kabiito is also a Fellow of INSOL International, and an alumnus of the prestigious Makerere University, Kampala. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (DIP.LP) from Law Development Centre, Kampala.

Richard Ayodele Akintunde

Richard Ayodele Akintunde, SAN is currently a Senior Partner at Ayodele Akintunde & Co., a full-service law firm with offices in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria where he heads the Litigation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution Unit.

Richard was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1985 and in 2016, he was elevated to the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (equivalent of a King’s Counsel).

With almost 4 decades of active legal practice, Richard has amassed a wealth of experience in civil and commercial litigation, insolvency and arbitration and has represented clients in various levels of courts in Nigeria particularly at the Federal High Court, Nigeria’s commercial court. Richard has represented clients (local and foreign) in several high profile and complex matters including asset tracing and recovery. He continues to represent top-tier commercial banks, financial institutions, insurance companies and various corporate entities in a wide range of commercial matters.

Over the years, Richard has been involved in the recovery and tracing of assets leading to the recovery of assets worth millions of dollars and has successfully obtained interim reliefs leading to the protection and recovery of assets. He has held several Insolvency offices such as Liquidator, Receiver, Receiver and Manager and has acted as counsel for several Insolvency office holders in the discharge of their duties. Richard is currently the President of the Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN), the largest body of Insolvency Practitioners in Nigeria and a member association of INSOL.

Richard is also a Chartered Arbitrator, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom, the Institute of Construction Industry Arbitrators and has acted as Sole Arbitrator, Party Appointed Arbitrator, Presiding Arbitrator and Arbitration Counsel in several domestic and international arbitration disputes.

Richard is a problem solving and result oriented counsel who works assiduously to ensure the best outcome for his clients.