Viewing: Regulatory for Brian Dean

Brian provides expertise and experience in multiple legal disciplines. He is a member of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers, the Financial Services Lawyers’ Association, the Institute of Licensing and the Criminal Bar Association. He is Public Access trained, accepts Direct Access work, is a member of the No5 Regulatory and Crime Groups, and is editor of the No5 Regulatory Bulletin.
He has extensive experience of managing and conducting high value and high cost cases, has a substantial regulatory and ‘white collar’ crime practice and is able to advise on, and act in, all aspects of corporate regulatory and corporate criminal proceedings. He is regularly instructed by the Police Federation of England and Wales to represent its members, has also been instructed by the Superintendents’ Association, and has advised and represented the Chief Constables of West Midlands and West Mercia.
He has represented and defended professionals from all walks of life – including managing directors, finance directors, company directors, accountants, solicitors, surveyors, police officers of all ranks, medical professionals and teachers – and in all arenas, including before Disciplinary and Regulatory Tribunals, the High Court (Judicial Review and Freezing Orders), Coroners’ Inquests, the Crown Court, the Magistrates’ Court, The Gambling Commission, Licensing Committees, the Nursing and Midwifery Council, and other tribunals. These cases have involved matters as diverse as prosecutions for fraudulent trading under the Companies Act, Misconduct in Public Office, HMRC proceedings (multi-million pound MTIC fraud), fatal Health and Safety matters, Trading Standards cases, Planning Enforcement actions, Financial Services Authority action and deaths in custody.
In the criminal sphere he is enormously experienced and has acted in cases of multiple murder, gross negligence manslaughter and frauds involving colossal sums, including a 70 million Treasury Accountancy fraud, an 80 million fraudulent trading allegation, a 10 million DEFRA case, and 27 million and 20 million VAT frauds amongst many others.
“A determined and fierce opponent.”
Chambers UK 2019
“Experienced in large-scale historical abuse trials.”
Legal 500 2016
“He is busy with all manner of work and well known as a hard grafter.”
Chambers UK 2017
“Experienced in large-scale historical abuse trials.”
Legal 500 2016
“Excellent advocate, very hard-working. He is streets ahead of most leading juniors.”
Chambers UK 2016