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BCL ranked as a top tier / leading firm in Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession 2017

On 1 November 2016, Chambers & Partners published the 2017 edition of Chambers UK - A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession. This is one of the leading independent directories of UK legal services, identifying the leading firms and lawyers in the UK. Read article

BCL shortlisted in The Legal 500 UK Awards 2017 for Firm (Specialism) of the Year – Crime: General

On 19 October 2016, The Legal 500 announced the shortlists for The Legal 500 UK Awards 2017. The awards were introduced by The Legal 500 in 2013 to recognise excellence across the UK legal market. Read article

The Legal 500, 2016 edition published

The Legal 500 Clients' Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2016, one of the leading independent directories of UK legal services, has been published today. Read article

Confiscation under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA): a Prosecutor's Wonderland?

John Binns peers through the looking-glass to reflect on some of the more surreal definitions of Proceeds of Crime Act terminology. Read article

Paul Morris discusses suspect anonymity

Partner Paul Morris, who defended Sir Cliff Richard in relation to historic sexual allegations, on anonymity of suspects. Read article

Chambers UK 2017 - BCL Rankings Announced

Chambers & Partners have announced BCL's rankings in the next edition of its independent guide to the legal profession in the UK. Read article

Chambers High Net Worth 2016 - Inaugural Edition Published

Chambers & Partners recently launched the Chambers High Net Worth Guide which is their first publication specifically aimed at identifying the leading firms and lawyers in the international private wealth market. Read article

Harry Travers chairs panel discussion at international conference: DPAs and the assessment of corporate credit

BCL partner Harry Travers chaired a panel of leading practitioners at the inaugural international conference of the Fraud Lawyers Association and European Fraud & Compliance Lawyers on 17 June 2016. Read article

Q&A Guide to Investigations of Corporate Manslaughter, Health and Safety and Environmental Offences

Guy Bastable, Tom McNeill and Richard Reichman prepared a Thomson Reuters Q&A guide to business crime and investigations in the UK: corporate manslaughter, health and safety offences and environmental offences. Read article

Brian Spiro speaks on LIBOR & FOREX at the IBA Transnational Crime Conference, Panama City

This year’s International Bar Association’s Annual Transnational Crime Conference was held in Panama City, between 11 and 13 May 2016. As part of the conference, BCL partner, Brian Spiro, participated in a panel... Read article

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