We are a niche set of Chambers with a leading reputation in civil and criminal asset recovery and financial wrongdoing. Our work is a mix of onshore and offshore advice and litigation, across almost all common law jurisdictions with vast experience in the Caribbean and India in particular.
Internal Conduct - Advising investigative bodies, individuals and corporate entities in national and international investigations.
Investigatory Powers - Review of search, seizure, production and other intrusions including urgent injunctions.
Disclosure - Advising financial institutions and others on making protected and authorised disclosures to regulatory bodies.
HMRC/FCA/SFO Investigations - Appointment as independent counsel in internal investigations by victim companies.
Legal Professional Privilege – Acting as independent counsel in LPP reviews.
SFO Investigations - Glaxo, Airbus, Tesco, UNAOIL, Barclays and many others.
R (on the application of El-Kurd) v Winchester Crown Court - Power of Crown Court to order retention of material seized pursuant to unlawful search warrant.
LPP - Acting as independent counsel in major SFO and Metropolitan Police Operations.
S Limited - Investigation into suspected breaches of the UN Oil for Food Programme.
EU Technology Company -Advice on corrupt misfeasance by company officer and strategy in French employment claim.
A Healthcare Company - Advice on money laundering and corruption liabilities and reporting from contract kick-backs.