Sheila Dines Associate
Sheila specialises in complex commercial disputes including international fraud litigation and asset tracing, corporate crime and large-scale contractual disputes. She is an active member of the firm’s fraud & corporate crime and investigations team.
She has experience in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Privy Council and other forms of dispute resolution, such as advising clients in international arbitration and mediation.
Sheila’s work is cross-border and frequently involves the management of parallel civil and criminal proceedings in different jurisdictions. Her international experience has covered numerous jurisdictions and laws including Hong Kong, USA, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Cyprus, Norway, Guernsey and the United Arab Emirates, and she has a particular focus on matters arising out of the Caribbean.
Her cases have involved allegations of conspiracy, fraudulent misrepresentation, sham transactions, dishonest assistance, misappropriation and breaches of fiduciary duty. She has particular expertise in domestic and worldwide freezing orders obtained in support of high-value proceedings and in complex issues of jurisdiction. In addition, Sheila advises on corporate and shareholder disputes in relation to companies incorporated domestically and overseas.
Sheila is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association and the Female Fraud Forum.