Cassels is pleased to announce the arrival of Brigeeta Richdale as partner in the Litigation Group, based in the firm’s Vancouver office.
Brigeeta’s litigation practice offers an emphasis on securities and regulatory matters, fraud and enforcement proceedings, corporate/commercial disputes and representation of financial institutions and investment advisors. Her practice also has a strong focus on international asset tracing, conducting investigations with internal and external auditors, enforcement of foreign judgments and orders, Worldwide Mareva injunctions, Anton Piller orders and Norwich Pharmacal orders. In addition, has significant experience with litigation resulting from Ponzi schemes, offshore banking and money laundering, fraudulent conveyances, investment fraud, employee fraud and theft, and investment disputes.
As a former litigator in the Enforcement Department at the British Columbia Securities Commission, Brigeeta successfully prosecuted a variety of complex and high profile cases and as a former Criminal Investigator, Certified Fraud Examiner and Special Provincial Constable, Brigeeta has also investigated breaches of the Securities Act and Criminal Code.
This newest addition to the firm continues the strong growth experienced in Vancouver since the office opened its doors five years ago.