Bernard O'SullivanPartner at CMS
Bernard advises on all aspects of commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on civil fraud. He frequently act for both claimants and defendants in high value multi jurisdictional disputes. In recent years he has acted extensively for Yukos in a variety of litigation around the world and in London and has also acted in the BTA and Okrite Bank litigation in the London Commercial Court and worked on the Irish bank Resolution Corporation special liquidation. He is listed as a leading individual for civil fraud in both Chambers and Legal 500. Chambers 2018 states The "very impressive" Bernard O'Sullivan of CMS has extensive experience in civil fraud proceedings, with particular expertise in matters with Russian and CIS elements. One market source comments: "He co-ordinates complex strategic plans in a very practical, commercial and efficient manner. His knowledge of international laws, asset recovery tools and litigation procedure in multiple countries is unparalleled."