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Cloth Fair Chambers

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Head of chambers: Nicholas Purnell QC
Number of partners: 10 Barristers
Languages: French & Italian

FIRM OVERVIEW:
Cloth Fair Chambers was established in 2006 with the aim of bringing together an elite group of Queen’s Counsel and leading juniors specialising in criminal, Fraud and Regulatory law. Since then, members of chambers have been involved in most of the notable cases involving corporations, senior executives and high- profile/high net-worth individuals - very often involving multiple jurisdictions – who have either successfully avoided litigation altogether or developed the best strategic position in preparation for it.

Corporate & Financial Crime:
10 members of chambers based in London, England
Cloth Fair has an established reputation as the leading set of chambers specialising in advising and representing high net worth individuals in the area of Financial crime. Members of Chambers are routinely instructed for individuals and corporations dealing with allegations across the Financial Crime spectrum such as bribery & corruption, money laundering, corporate fraud and false accounting, insider dealing & tax fraud. Often the investigation spans across jurisdictions and involves differing prosecutorial bodies.

Client’s confidentiality and discretion are paramount. Therefore, the following are examples of the types of investigations members of Chambers have advised High-net worth/high profile individuals in connection with.

Current and recent Investigations including Rolls Royce, Tesco, ENRC, Unaoil, Barclays/Qatar, Afren, Petrofac
Contact Name: Adrian Chapman & Mark O’Neill.
Tel: 0207 710 6444
Email: [email protected]/ [email protected]

General Crime:
10 members of chambers based in London England
Chambers has a long and distinguished reputation in defending high profile general crime cases. Often for clients that are in the public eye the cases can range in complexity from driving offences to corporate Manslaughter. There is also a significant strength in chambers when it comes to the areas of Extradition and international law.

Regulatory & Disciplinary:
As well as dealing with any parallel criminal investigations Members of Chambers will often advise and appear in front of a number of professional bodies, disciplinary tribunals and regulatory authorities. including the FCA, GMC, CMA, FRC, GDC, BHA & Gambling Commission.
Contact Name: Adrian Chapman & Mark O’Neill
Tel: 0207 710 6444
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]