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6th Annual Asset Recovery International
5 - 7 February 2025
The ConradDublin

Marcus Fishburn
Head of Disputes & Investigations at S-RM (UK)


Marcus is the Head of Disputes & Investigations at S-RM. He specialises in finding creative solutions to intelligence problems, and his clients include some of the world’s most prestigious law firms, multinational corporations, and private clients. Marcus leads a team with advanced capabilities in open source and digital investigations, human intelligence gathering and digital forensics.

He has tackled problems as diverse as locating a missing oil tanker, unravelling a decades-long fraud in a Middle Eastern family office, investigating modern slavery allegations at a high-end tourist resort in Asia, providing expert reports in support of freezing orders, and aiding enforcement against assets worth billions of dollars – including those owned by sovereigns.

He has long been recognised by Chambers & Partners and Who’s Who Legal as a leading expert in the fields of asset recovery and investigations in support of litigation. Clients describe him as “unflappable”, “masterful at leading investigations”, and someone who “commands the confidence of clients finding themselves in the most challenging situations”.

Marcus read Sanskrit at Balliol College, Oxford, and has an MA in Modern Indian politics from King’s College London. He has spent time working in India both as a speechwriter and aide to a Minister in the Indian government and for McKinsey in Mumbai. 

Agenda Sessions

  • Breakfast Briefing: Investigations & asset tracing in 2024 – challenges, opportunities and trends