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Christopher Foulkes

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Practice Areas

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.

Career

SFO "A" Panels, Prosecution & Proceeds of Crime

CPS Grade 4 Prosecutor

CPS HQ Specialist Fraud Panel

Called 1994

Professional Memberships

Criminal Bar Association

Fraud Lawyers Association

South Eastern Circuit

Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers

Private Prosecution Association