Having worked on the Companies Act Inspection of a failed bank and as a director of an off-shore algorithmic Hedge Fund, Mayes QC has the sleuthing skills to follow money down rabbit holes, through dodgy balance sheets and out the other side - no matter how dense the smokescreens in between.

Mayes QC enjoys few things more than getting to grips with a bit of multi-jurisdictional, basic human dishonesty.

He has acted for

the Financial Times against Jeffrey Archer

British Airways in relation to their pension fund

the BBC in a tortious conspiracy action

Honeywell in relation to the Canary Wharf development

TATA in a shipping fraud

Pinewood studios over the fire on the James Bond set

British Telecom in a string of Commercial Court trials and arbitrations, ultimately getting secondary legislation through Westminster in time to negate the damage which might have been done to the business by a pending Judgment