Richard Sallybanks

BCL Solicitors top ranked in Chambers and Partners HNW Guide 2021

Chambers & Partners have now published the 2021 edition of their High Net Worth (HNW) Guide and BCL Solicitors has been top-ranked (Band 1) in Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals – UK, with seven partners identified as leading individuals and one associate recognised in the ‘Associates to watch’ category.

Rankings are as follows:

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Another bad day for the Serious Fraud Office – but what are the broader implications?

On 26 April the SFO’s prosecution of two former directors of Serco Geografix Ltd (“SGL”) collapsed. Unsurprisingly this case has re-ignited questions as to whether the SFO is fit for purpose, but it also shines a light – again – on the contrast between the SFO’s ability to secure lucrative Deferred Prosecution Agreements (“DPAs”) with corporate suspects and its inability to secure convictions of the individuals whose conduct underlies the DPA.

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Individuals in Cross-Border Investigations or Proceedings UK – The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations 2021

BCL partner, Richard Sallybanks and associate Jonathan Flynn have written the chapter “Individuals in Cross-Border Investigations or Proceedings UK’ in Global Investigation Review‘s (GIR) annual publication – The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations 2021.

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