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5 St Andrew's Hill

Gary Pons

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture
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Gary Pons
Handles serious confiscation cases and is an expert on cash forfeiture. He represents both defendants as well as prosecuting authorities, and is well versed in handling asset recovery matters both in the UK and internationally.
Strengths: "A pragmatic hard worker." "He's good at stripping fairly complex issues down to the nuts and bolts of the problem."
Recent work: Represented Christine Mitchell in confiscation proceedings following her conviction together with Mamas & Papas for product safety offences relating to car seats.
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Practice Areas

Financial crime, fraud, asset forfeiture, confiscation and money laundering.

Career

An experienced and highly skilled barrister who acts in serious and complex cases. He has particular expertise in cases involving fraud and money laundering.

He has experience in international criminal cases having acted in high profile cases in Costa Rica. He is fluent in Spanish which enables him to play an active part in the preparation of the case.

Gary’s practice encompasses:

- Acting in complex confiscation proceedings.

- Advising and representing the Enforcement Receiver in the enforcement of confiscation orders.

- Cash forfeiture proceedings and Account freezing and forfeiture orders.

He has recently appeared in the Court of Appeal in:

R v Godley [2020] EWCA Crim 413

R v Benos [2019] EWCA Crim 1093

R v Moss [2019] EWCA Crim 501

R v Soni [2019] EWCA Crim 1304

He is a direct access qualified barrister with a litigation extension to his practising certificate.

Professional Memberships

Fraud Lawyers Association, POCLA Committee Member.

Publications

Editor of Mitchell Taylor and Talbot on Confiscation and the Proceeds of Crime.

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