Red Lion Chambers

Rebecca Chalkley

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Practice Areas

Rebecca specialises in all areas of financial crime and commercial wrong-doing. Advising and acting in both Private and Public Prosecutions, in both Criminal and Regulatory matters. She is Standing Counsel to the Department for Business & the Insolvency Service and consequently advises the department on the most complicated issues of policy and their prosecutions. Regularly instructed in matters of complexity and sensitivity, and often with an international dimension. Rebecca has a vast experience of Bankruptcy and Liquidation and prosecutions under the Insolvency Act and Directorship Offences. Her areas of expertise include Insider Dealing, Bribery & Corruption (international and domestic), legal professional privilege, money laundering and Tax Fraud (direct and indirect), fraudulent trading, financial vehicles (on and off-shore) and the full spectrum of frauds.

Rebecca has been instructed in various cases which resulted in Deferred Prosecutions Agreements (DPA). Including the largest to date. She has been instructed in some of the largest Private Prosecutions that have appeared in the UK courts and has acted in these for both individuals and corporates. Rebecca is well known for her expertise in all matters connected to disclosure. She regularly advises on complex matters regarding LPP in both the civil and criminal jurisdictions.

Professional Memberships

St. Hilda’s College, Oxford, Law Network;

South Eastern Circuit;

Midlands Circuit;

Criminal Bar Association;

Fraud Lawyers Association;

Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers.