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Janes Solicitors

Financial Crime: Individuals

2 ranked lawyersBand 3London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

High-quality niche practice which punches above its weight in terms of major financial crime instructions. Renowned for its command of substantial fraud and tax fraud matters. Draws mandates for the representation of individuals in many of the most high-profile prosecutions by agencies including HMRC and the SFO. Experienced in handling money laundering and confiscation proceedings.

Strengths

One client describes the firm as "outstanding," praising its "really good client care."

Work highlights

Represented a company director in criminal proceedings brought by the insolvency service alleging fraud, money laundering and VAT offences worth £1 million.

Notable practitioners

David Janes advises individuals on a range of financial crime issues, including fraud, money laundering and bribery matters. He has noted strength in cross-border SFO investigations.

Fiona Gavriel handles issues surrounding bribery and fraud on behalf of individuals facing criminal investigations. She offers additional experience in rate-fixing cases with cross-border implications.
"She is exceedingly diligent and spot-on in her tactics." "She has wonderful client skills, is fiercely bright and has great judgement."

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London (Firms)

Financial Crime: Individuals


David Janes
Band 3
Fiona Gavriel
Band 4