Christopher Foulkes specialises in business crime and related areas. He advises and represents individuals and companies in respect of serious and complex fraud, bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, asset forfeiture and regulatory obligations.
He has acted for the SFO and other prosecuting authorities for much of his career, being involved in a number of the most significant fraud and corruption prosecutions.
His practice spans the criminal and civil jurisdictions. In the civil sphere he has particular experience in providing advice and representation in relation to VAT disputes and proceedings before the First-tier and Upper Tribunals and the Court of Appeal. In addition to confiscation enforcement and civil recovery, he also advises in respect of “fit and proper” status pursuant to the Money Laundering Regulations, and in libel proceedings involving allegations of corruption and money laundering.
He maintains his practice in professional discipline, regulatory law and inquests, across various professions, and sports.
SFO "A" Panels, Prosecution & Proceeds of Crime
CPS Grade 4 Prosecutor
CPS HQ Specialist Fraud Panel
Criminal Bar Association
Fraud Lawyers Association
South Eastern Circuit
Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers
Private Prosecution Association