Litigator Lincoln Caylor advises clients on international economic crimes from asset-tracing investigations and asset-recovery litigation, to enforcement actions in complex, global financial frauds and related internal investigations, including Canada's anti-money laundering regime.
In 2022, Chambers & Partners Global-wide Asset Tracing & Recovery ranked Lincoln as its sole Canadian-based litigator once again. According to a friendly competitor, “he's the first port of call for any of this work that touches on Canadian territory."
"He's an excellent advocate," a market peer affirms, "Lincoln is a leader…at high-level strategy and setting out a plan to follow to ensure that individual events don’t interrupt the overall plan."
Chambers & Partners, 2022
"Lincoln is one of the leading fraud and asset recovery lawyers in the world. Lincoln is a great leader and very senior in our field."
Given his familiarity with multifaceted mandates, Lincoln often helps clients through complex proceedings while simultaneously planning with international counterparts to develop and implement cross-border litigation and asset-recovery strategies and solutions. Chambers & Partners Global-wide Asset Tracing and Recovery latest review, sums him up as a “technically excellent” advocate who “deals with difficult situations in a calm and collected manner.”
Consequently, clients repeatedly highlight his dedication and solid track record, collectively noting him as a National Leader in Who’s Who Legal: Canada - Litigation 2022. “[He] is recognized by market commentators as ‘a top-class litigator’ with unmatched skills in international asset tracing and recovery.”
Chambers & Partners, 2021
"Within legal circles Lincoln is undoubtedly considered the number-one asset recovery lawyer in Canada."
Lincoln’s professional impact is notable amongst peers who regard him as a voice in and out of the courtroom. He co-founded and frequently cooperates with Fellows of The International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators, a collaboration between elite public and private litigation professionals and the Basel Institute on Governance to expand worldwide access to solutions in economic crime cases.
Lincoln served as a governor and vice-chairman of Upper Canada College and is a past chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Barrow Foundation. He is also a former member of the Board of Directors for The Macdonald Laurier Institute. Lincoln is a proud recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his devotion to Canada.