Ex-Dechert Atty Defends His 'Professional' Probe For ENRC

By Christopher Crosby (September 24, 2021, 2:02 PM BST) -- Neil Gerrard's "dogged" efforts to probe serious allegations of fraud within Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. reflects his professionalism and determination to do his job despite stubborn resistance from the mining company, counsel for the former Dechert partner told a trial Friday.

The white collar partner was hired to clean up the company and did "high-quality work" even though "elements" of ENRC's leadership were opposed to his push for transparency, Andrew Onslow QC, representing Dechert LLP, told the High Court in closing arguments. 

ENRC is suing Dechert and the Serious Fraud Office, alleging that Gerrard, who it hired in 2011 to carry out...

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