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 expertise of the complex legal and financial scope in this area, which also dovetails with chambers specialist asset recovery, civil fraud and confiscation knowledge.
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. Chambers’ 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.
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.
Whether it involves insurance fraud, carousel fraud or other high-level financial crime, you can trust the barristers at 5 St Andrew’s Hill to represent you with skill, expertise and determination.
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