Russian Oligarchs Seek English Justice in Battles over Billions

To say that Courtroom 76 is shabby doesn’t begin to convey its dilapidation: the walls are a mess of peeling paint, and a cascade of empty boxes partly blocks the entrance to this attic annex of London’s Royal Courts of Justice. It’s a far cry from the limestone and sandblasted glass interiors of the city’s designer shops that are such a magnet to Russia’s superrich.