UK Bar London (Bar) Financial Crime: Private Prosecutions
- Andrew Bird KC 5 St Andrew's Hill
- Christopher Coltart KC 2 Hare Court
- Gideon Cammerman KC 187 Chambers
- Gillian Jones KC Red Lion Chambers
- Jonathan Laidlaw KC 2 Hare Court
- Richard Lissack KC Fountain Court Chambers
- Adrian Darbishire KCQEB Hollis Whiteman
- Richard Whittam KCMatrix Chambers
- Sean Larkin KCQEB Hollis Whiteman
- William Boyce KCQEB Hollis Whiteman
- 2 Hare CourtFinancial Crime: Private Prosecutions2024 | Spotlight |2 Hare Court offers expertise spanning the full gamut of financial crime matters. Members receive regular instructions from both individual and corporate clients across the financial services sector, and are adept at handling cases involving allegations of insider dealing, money laundering, corruption, bribery and fraud. Private prosecutions are also a key area of strength for the team. One interviewee describes its members as "market leaders in their area" and another adds that "they are as comfortable dealing with complex white-collar crime cases as with highly sensitive and serious general crime cases." Recently, members acted for the SFO in its prosecution of Glencore Energy UK for bribery in West Africa.
- QEB Hollis WhitemanFinancial Crime: Private Prosecutions2024 | Spotlight |QEB Hollis Whiteman retains its reputation as a leading chambers in the financial crime market, housing an impressive bench of leading silks and juniors experienced in both the prosecution and defence of complex and high-value cases. Members are regularly called upon to represent their clients in investigations into allegations of bribery, corruption and fraud, and are noted for their expert handling of cases involving international elements. Private prosecutions continue to be a key area of strength for the team. A market source says: "The set is truly second to none when it comes to handling complex financial crime matters for individuals." Recent instructions undertaken by the set's barristers include acting for former trader Tom Hayes in the CCRC review of his fraud convictions for LIBOR rigging.