David Gadsden has deep experience in fraud and financial crime matters. He is counsel on multi-jurisdictional fraud investigations, including related civil disputes and regulatory proceedings. Mr Gadsden acted as counsel for a primary defendant in the Sino-Forest litigation, the largest securities fraud class action in Canada. He is known for his pragmatic advice on fraud prevention and investigations, and has extensive expertise in Ponzi-scheme litigation and asset recapture, including cross-border tracing, Anton Piller orders and Mareva injunctions. David has been honoured by Lexpert magazine as a ‘Rising Star’, recognising him as one of Canada’s leading lawyers under 40. He has also been named as a ‘Leading Lawyer To Watch’ in Lexpert’s annual Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada and has been ranked in The Legal 500 for dispute resolution.