Shaul Brazil

BCL Solicitors LLP recognised as a leading firm in The Legal 500 UK 2023-2024 Guide

BCL Solicitors LLP are pleased to be once again recognised as a top-tier firm with an extensive team of outstanding individuals in the new Legal 500 United Kingdom 2023-2024 Guide. We have been identified as a leading firm in six practice areas and 14 of our lawyers commended for their standout contribution in their respective practices.

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BCL Solicitors top ranked in Chambers and Partners HNW Guide 2023

BCL Solicitors is very proud to have once again been top-ranked (Band 1) as a firm in Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals – UK in the new 2023 edition of Chambers and Partners High Net Worth (HNW) Guide, with the addition of seven of our partners identified as leading individuals in the area.

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Justice in a situation where justice is impossible?

Anne Sacoolas, a US citizen, has pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving via video link at a plea and case management hearing at the Old Bailey on 20 October 2022. The preliminary hearing took place at Westminster Magistrates Court on 28 September 2022, also remotely, where she was granted unconditional bail.  The CPS has accepted her plea despite having initially charged her with causing death by dangerous driving in December 2019. Sentencing has been adjourned to the end of November 2022, raising questions regarding the length and nature of the sentence and whether she will serve any custodial sentence in the UK, US or at all.

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BCL top ranked in Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2023

BCL Solicitors LLP has once again been ranked as a top tier firm with leading individuals in our fields by Chambers & Partners in the 2023 edition of Chambers UK Guide.  This is one of the leading independent directories of UK legal services, identifying the leading firms and lawyers in the UK.

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BCL Solicitors LLP recognised as a leading firm in The Legal 500 UK 2022-2023 Guide

BCL Solicitors LLP are pleased to be once again recognised as a top-tier firm with an extensive team of outstanding individuals in the new Legal 500 United Kingdom 2022-2023 Guide. We have been identified as a leading firm in six practice areas and 14 of our lawyers commended for their standout contribution in their respective practices.

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BCL Solicitors top ranked in Chambers and Partners HNW Guide 2022

Chambers & Partners have now published the 2022 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 six partners identified as leading individuals and one associate recognised in the ‘Associates to watch’ category.

Rankings are as follows:

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UK-US extradition: an imbalanced relationship?

In the following article BCL’s partner Shaul Brazil examines the application in the United Kingdom of the ‘forum bar’ to extradition which was introduced following widespread criticism of the perceived imbalance in the extradition arrangements between the United Kingdom and the United States and the so-called ‘long arm’ jurisdiction of United States criminal law.

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