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Gideon Cammerman QC

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Practice Areas

Gideon Cammerman is a highly experienced and robust advocate in fraud, regulatory and disciplinary cases. He is listed as a leader in his field by Chambers and Partners. Gideon has appeared in many of the highest profile criminal cases in recent years including the Alstom International corruption case, LIBOR rate–fixing, Weavering Capital Fund fraud, four of the “Gypsy Slavery” cases, the “Anonymous” computer hacking case, and many others. Gideon is also instructed by individuals, company directors and government departments to advise and act in cases outside the sphere of public litigation. These clients have included offshore jurisdictions, companies conducting internal investigations, online gambling companies and sportsmen.

Crime

Gideon prosecutes and defends in cases of the utmost gravity for private clients, HM Revenue and Customs, and specialist fraud departments of the CPS. His particular expertise lies in fraud and corruption cases. Gideon is also a private prosecution specialist, bringing his 15 years of experience prosecuting for specialist government departments to assist private clients. Gideon prosecuted the first successful private prosecution for perverting the course of justice and fraud case.

Regulatory Law

Gideon is regularly instructed to appear before the Gambling Commission, British Horseracing Association, and is a Case Presenter for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Gideon is also an indirect tax evasion specialist and is instructed by HMRC to respond to appellants in the First Tier Tax Tribunals, but is happy to accept instructions from appellants.

Civil Recovery

Gideon acts for the both applicants and respondents in civil recovery and restraint proceedings. In recent years, Gideon has successfully discharged restraint orders operating against company and private clients on a number of bases: incomplete disclosure and misconduct of the applicant being among them. In addition Gideon challenges the conduct of the police and banks in seeking to restrain funds prior to lawful application either for recovery or restraint.

Career

QC 2017

Publications

Editor of Chapter 4 “Frauds on Investors” – with particular emphasis on FSMA 2000 in Butterworths “Fraud: Law, Practice and Procedure”