The team of business crime barristers at 5 St. Andrew's Hill are instructed in high value and complex white-collar criminal investigations and associated hearings and trials.
The barristers in the business crime team have the necessary expertise to guide their clients through the complex legal and financial scope of each bespoke case.
The barristers of 5 St Andrew’s Hill are regularly instructed to act in complex and serious fraud litigation on behalf of both the prosecution and the defence. The team's areas of expertise include Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) investigations, Excise duty fraud, VAT fraud, missing trader intra-community (MTIC) fraud, tax credit fraud, insurance fraud, mortgage fraud, charities fraud, corruption, bribery and other high-level financial crime. Our barristers also receive instructions in relation to VAT tribunal work.
Three of our barristers are ranked within Chambers and Partners in the field of Financial Crime and one of our barristers is also ranked within the Legal 500 in the field of Business and Regulatory Crime. Collectively and individually we are experts in the field of business crime.
5 St Andrew's Hill receives instructions from leading defence firms as well as the Crown Prosecution Service’s (CPS) Central Fraud Group and Complex Casework Unit, the National Crime Agency (NCA), the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the Attorney General’s Office in Jersey. Our barristers are also instructed to defend clients who are accused of white-collar crime by some of the city’s leading solicitors.
5 St Andrew's Hill is known for providing barristers with in-depth financial as well as legal expertise. Our barristers are frequently consulted at the investigatory and pre-charge stages of fraud enquiries. In addition, members are highly experienced in related proceeds of crime proceedings.
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