Umesh has recently joined the litigation team having completed his training contract at Addleshaw Goddard. Umesh has worked on a number of large commercial court cases in relation to civil fraud, financial regulation and corporate crime.
Umesh has particular experience of working with third party providers of legal services in order to undertake extensive disclosure exercises, and was a key member of the team working on one of the largest commercial court cases to go through the UK courts.
Umesh also undertook a secondment to the in-house retail banking team of an international bank. During his secondment, Umesh was responsible for managing a range of claims relating to fraud and mistaken payments, and for developing efficient processes for recurring claims dealt with by the team.
As part of his training contract, Umesh was involved in various regulatory investigations, liaising with regulators such as the FCA and the CMA. Since qualifying, Umesh has been involved in a number of corporate crime investigations involving allegations of bribery and corruption, which have included responding to information requests from bodies such as the SFO and DOJ.