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Michael Potts

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : POCA Work & Asset ForfeitureFinancial Crime: Individuals
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POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture - UK-wide

Band 2

Michael Potts is noted for advising on asset recovery matters relating to receivership. His experience extends to multi-jurisdictional asset forfeiture proceedings.
"Michael is a very well-established solicitor. He is approachable, practical and very easy to work with."
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Financial Crime: Individuals - London (Firms)

Band 2

Michael Potts is a respected practitioner noted for his experience advising clients on domestic and multi-jurisdictional investigations into allegations of corruption and tax fraud.
"He is extremely thoughtful and farsighted." "He is very approachable, practical and realistic."
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Michael is a specialist in the defence of corporate and financial crime and regulatory investigations and prosecutions. He has represented senior executives and other professionals in many high-profile domestic and international investigations and prosecutions conducted by the SFO, FCA, NCA and other prosecution/regulatory agencies.

Adept at navigating the overlap between jurisdictions, Michael regularly advises in international cases that involve overseas prosecutors/regulators and has managed and coordinated responses in each jurisdiction on numerous occasions.

Michael regularly advises and represents senior financial services personnel facing FCA/PRA and other regulator investigations and disciplinary action. He also advises and represents high-net-worth individuals facing revenue investigations and potential prosecutions.

In addition, he advises both companies and professional firms on their anti-money laundering compliance. Michael is a Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Criminal and Civil Proceedings).

Career

Michael graduated from Lincoln College, Oxford University in 1993 and qualified at Dechert LLP in 1997. He was a founding partner of Byrne and Partners LLP and later made Managing Partner and Senior Partner.

Professional Memberships

Michael is a member of the Fraud Lawyers Association and International Bar Association. He is a committee member of the Law Society’s Money Laundering Task Force and regularly lectures on anti-money laundering and asset recovery issues.

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