Dechert Atty Rips 'Daft' ENRC Claims Over Graft Probe

Law360, London (July 5, 2021, 3:40 PM BST) -- A former Dechert partner has denied betraying a mining company hours before a high-stakes meeting with the Serious Fraud Office, telling a judge on Monday that it was "daft" to think he would talk behind his client's back to drum up work.

Neil Gerrard, Dechert's former head of white collar crime, has told the High Court that he was acting in ENRC's interests when he called the SFO, saying the Kazakh miner wanted to report possible corruption. (SFO) Neil Gerrard, the former head of white collar crime at Dechert LLP, testified at Eurasian Natural Resources Corp.'s High Court lawsuit that he was...

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