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Christopher Ware

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Practice Areas

Christopher Ware principally defends in serious and complex fraud; corporate, regulatory and business crime; and high-profile and serious crime. He has acted in cases involving, for example, allegations of corruption, money laundering, insider dealing, ‘boiler room’ fraud, perjury, perverting the course of justice, and trading standards offences. Work Highlights include, Ben O’Driscoll (for deputy Editor of The Sun in Operation Elveden, allegation of corruption by journalists. One of the largest and costliest police investigations ever); Greig Box-Turnbull (Operation Elveden, represented a reporter at the Daily Mirror); Ben Ashford (Operation Tuleta, acted for a reporter at The Sun. Allegation of computer hacking); Operation Yewtree (represented well-known individual in High Court proceedings. High-profile, long-running investigation into historical abuse); Operation Cotton (multi-million pound land banking fraud, FCA prosecution); Operation Citrus (represented company director in multi-million pound trading standards and fraud prosecution, said to be first trading standards prosecution of its kind); Operation Tabernula (pre-charge advice to the FCA, largest ever insider dealing investigation); Operation Callahan (represented senior employee accused of multi-million pound telecommunications fraud). Christopher also acts in regulatory proceedings and sports law, including involving such bodies as the Football Association and the British Horseracing Authority.

Career

Called 2007

Professional Memberships

CPS Grade 2 Prosecutor

CPS HQ Serious Crime Panel

CPS HQ Specialist Fraud Panel

Criminal Bar Association

Young Fraud Lawyers Assocation