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Criminal Fraud & Proceeds of Crime

"The clerks have always been very efficient and are incredibly competent to deal with."

Chambers UK 2024

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Legal 500 2023

"The clerks are always totally organised and prepared to go the extra mile to assist."

Chambers UK 2021

"Provide excellent representation throughout the Midlands and beyond."

Legal 500 2021

"Packed with talent from top to bottom."

Chambers UK 2020

"The set is very efficiently run by chief executive Tony McDaid and has a team of clerks who are helpful and responsive."

Chambers UK 2019

"Their intent to offer a quality service is apparent and they will go the extra mile compared with other chambers."

Chambers UK 2018

No5 has an enviable reputation for its expertise in this niche area. Members have appeared in courts throughout the UK in many of the most serious money laundering and fraud cases.

There are few sets in the country with this breadth of experience in money laundering, tax and VAT fraud, pension fraud, duty evasion and company fraud and more general fraud work.

Financial Fraud & Money Laundering

Chambers has financial fraud and money laundering experts, with members who both prosecute and defend in this area and specialise in related regulatory work. Members of the team are available to advise on compliance and at pre-trial investigatory stages in ongoing cases.

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The breadth of the No5 client base ensures that in appropriate cases commercial and civil expertise is available to call upon from within our ranks. The international ambit of much of the work undertaken by members in this area necessitates an easy familiarity with the international judicial co-operation regimes and the law on extradition.

The team has close working relationships with other relevant professionals, in particular, forensic accountants, actuaries, economists and financial services experts whose assistance can be called upon when necessary in any particular case.

Proceeds of Crime

No5 Barristers’ Chambers has a specialist team of practitioners available to advise those facing or pursuing criminal confiscation and civil recovery. We advise professionals and corporations as to their obligations regarding compliance with money laundering provisions. Members are able to draft relevant documents and to advise on restraint, receivership and disclosure orders.

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Criminal Fraud & Proceeds of Crime Barristers

Adrian Keeling KC

Call 1990 | Silk 2011

Michael Duck KC

Call 1988 | Silk 2011

Mark Heywood KC

Call 1986 | Silk 2012

Gary Bell KC

Call 1989 | Silk 2012

Michelle Heeley KC

Call 2001 | Silk 2017

Mark Kelly KC

Call 1985 | Silk 2021

Harpreet Sandhu KC

Call 2005 | Silk 2022

Ian Bridge

Call 1988

Rizwan Ashiq

Call 2001

Criminal Fraud & Proceeds of Crime Clerks

Andrew Trotter

Practice Director, Crime

Micky Powell

Practice Manager, Crime

Jordan Barratt

Crime Clerk

Billy Pettifer

Crime Clerk

Leigha Harbidge

Crime Clerk

Criminal Fraud & Proceeds of Crime

Calum Orme-Browne

Crime, Admin Assistant

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