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Peter Pender-Cudlip

Partner

Peter Pender-Cudlip is a co-owner and founder of GPW and sits on the board of directors. Based in Dubai, Peter has over 15 years of experience in global investigations and intelligence gathering in the commercial sphere. During that time, he has acted for sovereign entities, major corporations, financial institutions, law firms providing investigative, and asset tracing services to clients involved in international and local litigation, arbitration, insolvencies and restructurings, internal investigations and other critical situations.
Recent work includes:
  • Global asset tracing on behalf of an investor enforcing a multi-million arbitration award against a Sovereign state;
  • Asset investigations into debtors for major financial institutions and corporations in the Gulf;
  • Procurement fraud investigation on behalf of a major Gulf corporation;
  • Investigation for a major international bank into a fraudulent Indian business including tracing the proceeds of the fraud from India to Singapore, Mauritius, Dubai and various offshore jurisdictions;
  • Working for insurers, re-insurers, banks and their legal teams investigating major insurance claims in the commodities sector and advising on recovery actions;
  • Acting for the liquidator and their advisers in recoveries against former company shareholders and directors; and
  • Asset due diligence and enforcement for litigation funders.
Peter studied law at Oxford University and is a qualified solicitor and former banker. Peter also serves as GPW’s Chief Compliance Officer.