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Yet another Victory for MWP against Mr T. I. Sinclair

MWP is pleased to announce a judgment by the New Zealand High Court of Justice at [2016] NZHC 3050, relating to the recognition and enforcement in New Zealand of the more than US$3m, judgment debts owed by Mr Sinclair to MWP, as a result of judgments MWP also obtained against him in the Bahamian Supreme Court, Bahamian Court of Appeal and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

By this new judgment and order of 14 December 2016, Mallon J confirmed MWP’s right to interest, approved MWP’s Memorial and authorised MWP to execute and enforce its unpaid judgment debts as against Mr Sinclair’s assets in New Zealand, including a NZ$4m house in Wellington, currently operated as a Bed & Breakfast business.

About MWP:

MWP is a full service law firm with offices in both Almaty and Baku covering Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, the Central Asian Region and the Caucasus. MWP was established in Almaty in July 1998 and in Baku in 2003. Today it is recognised as one of the leaders in the Central Asian and Caucasus Region, combining years of collective experience throughout the CIS.

Before founding MWP, Mr Wilson was the founding partner of the major international law firm, Baker & McKenzie throughout this Region, establishing offices for that firm from scratch in Almaty, Tashkent, Bishkek, Astana and Baku, which were the most successful group of new offices ever established anywhere in the world in the long history of Baker & McKenzie.

However, in order to better meet the needs of multinational and local clients for premier quality legal advice, know-how and innovative work product, MWP was established as a fully independent international law firm, operating through offices in Almaty and Baku, focused upon the Central Asian and Caucasus Region, and which works together with and cooperates with many of the world’s leading firms.

MWP has a unique ability to meet its clients’ real needs in legal services, especially when approaching and dealing with the most important business opportunities that exist not only in Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, but also throughout the Central Asia and Caucasus Region.

MWP is more than just a mere law firm; but instead takes pride in partnering with its clients in relation to their business opportunities, challenges and obstacles. In doing so, MWP provides creative, timely and practical solutions, specifically tailored to meet its clients' requirements, deadlines and budgets.

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