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.
"A chambers renowned not only for financial criminal work, but also for the confiscation proceedings that frequently follow successful prosecutions. Interviewees praise its members for their strategic thinking, focused action and friendly service. Key areas of strength include cases involving tax and investment fraud, and allegations of rate manipulation. Individuals here are also well used to tackling matters concerning corruption overseas." (Chambers & Partners 2017)
"A go-to chambers for corporate crime, confiscation, regulatory litigation and related matters" (Legal 500 2015)
"Impressive Set" (Chambers and Partners 2016)
"Displays 'a culture of excellence and hard work'" (Legal 500 2014)
Sanctions and Restrictive Measures - Advice on specific transactions, list removals, licensing and enforcement actions.
Fraud - Acting in major money laundering, MTIC, lending fraud and direct taxation fraud cases.
Mutual Legal Assistance - Requests to register and enforce foreign forfeiture orders (acting externals and internals).
FCA Investigations - Operations Tidworth, Tabernula, Alfreton, Pontefract & others
SFO Investigations - Airbus, Glaxo, Tesco & others
Misick & others - Corruption in Turks & Caicos.
LIBOR - Tom Hayes. First UK LIBOR trial.
POCA - Supreme Court cases of Harvey, GH, Ahmed & Ahmad, Gale, Jennings, Rezvi.
Fraud - Operations Gallion, Cactus-Hent, Vaulter, Barber, Exhort and many others.
Mutual Legal Assistance - Many including US, Macao, India, South Africa and European nations.