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Recent and Current Instructions

Chambers accepts instructions from individuals and corporate entities under The Bar Council’s Public Access scheme. 

Instructions are also accepted from solicitors and other practising lawyers as well as Licensed Access clients, who may either hold a licence issued by the Bar Standards Board, or be a member of a professional body which has been recognised by the Bar Standards Board; 

  • Advising and representing son of former president of Latin American sovereign state in relation to international bribery and corruption investigation spanning various South American states and linked restraining orders in England
  • Advising and representing currency trader in relation to bank notes deposited with The Bank of England and seized by the City of London Police  
  • Advising and representing private shareholder in relation to £7 million claim under section 90A of Financial Services & Markets Act 2000 against listed company (against Herbert Smith Freehills)
  • Advising and representing equities & bonds brokerage based in the City of London in response to FCA investigation and into structured equities transactions involving dividend withholding tax reclaims against various European tax agencies
  • Advising and representing an investment management company on breaches of various securitised loan agreements by defaulting borrowers based in Luxembourg and Hong Kong
  • Advising the government of a foreign nation state on the merits of a complaint to the BBC Executive Editorial Unit and/or appealing to the BBC Trust Editorial Standards Committee in relation to alleged inaccuracies and misconduct concerning a documentary on a genocidal war
  • Advising and representing a corporate client and private shareholder in relation to a prospective commercial claim concerning investments in Indonesian and Mexican commodities trades
  • Advising and representing international casino business headquartered in South East Asia on application for UK gaming licence
  • Advising and representing Belgian private client on attempted enforcement by Irish National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) of €25m personal guarantee
  • Advising US financial services company (alongside Allen & Overy) re FSA (now FCA) enforcement action relating to the Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
  • Advising and representing private client in dispute against major spread betting operator, in relation to various alleged breaches of FSA (now FCA) rules and principles
  • Advising carbon credit investment broker and board of directors on potential financial liabilities and FSA (now FCA) regulatory breaches
  • Advising and representing insurance broker in alleged insurance fraud brought by the City of London Economic Crime Unit

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