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Nick Wood

Recovery and Reorganisation Partner at Grant Thornton UK

London, United Kingdom

About Me

I have specialised in insolvency, asset tracing and asset recovery for over 25 years' and have experience in tracing and recovering assets from a number of jurisdictions including African, Caribbean and European countries, the main offshore financial centres and the USA.

I have been appointed as Receiver by the Court to safeguard and recover assets in a variety of different situations, using both civil and criminal legislation. Internationally, I have been appointed as Receiver by the Courts of BVI, Nevis, Jersey, Caymans and Delaware. 

Sector experience:

  • liquidator of an Antiguan offshore bank £80m fraud
  • trustee tracing assets in US$30m fraud
  • administrator of £100m turnover commodity trader in West Africa £20m fraud
  • trustee in £55m mortgage fraud
  • administrator of a group of over 800 personal services companies £40m fraud
  • trustee in £60m timeshare fraud
  • court appointed receiver over Russian estate £300m
  • provisional liquidator of a $3bn Russian financial services group
  • liquidation of companies registered in Bermuda, Guernsey and Ireland involving litigation regarding recovery of $0.5bn aircraft pre-delivery deposits

Who's Who Legal 2015 Directory - most highly regarded individual."Nick Wood in London is a "top-drawer" specialist who has extensive tracing and recovery experience, particularly in cases involving multiple jurisdictions."

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