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Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defence 2016

This independent analysis features business crime defence lawyers across 38 jurisdictions worldwide. BCL is identified as a leading firm by Who's Who Legal in the area of Business Crime Defence.  On an individual basis Who's Who Legal recognise the following BCL partners as experts in this area:

  • Ian Burton
  • Richard Sallybanks
  • Brian Spiro
  • Harry Travers
  • Jane Glass
  • Shaul Brazil

In addition, Richard Sallybanks is included in a list of individuals described as the 'Most Highly Regarded' practitioners in England.

The link here takes you to Who's Who Legal's full analysis for this practice area.

The extract regarding BCL reads as follows:

"London boutique BCL ... achieves 13 listings this year, maintaining its strong reputation as a leading corporate crime outfit. Firm founder Ian Burton is an “incredibly astute lawyer”, whose business crime practice is considered “one of the most prominent in the country”. With a focus on complex corporate and regulatory defence work, “leading light” Richard Sallybanks continues to provide clients with “comprehensive and insightful legal advice”. He possesses vast experience handling matters in relation to SFO, FCA and HMRC investigations. The “acclaimed” Brian Spiro is well regarded in the field for his “sensitive management” of complex investigations against high-profile individuals and corporate entities.

“Corporate crime expert” Harry Travers regularly handles cases of commercial fraud and corruption and is known for his “ability to ensure that nothing slips through the cracks”. Recognised for her work with high-profile individuals, Jane Glass “never fails to understand the needs and demands of the client”. Shaul Brazil is a “top-notch practitioner” and is identified for his money laundering expertise."

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