Richard Sallybanks to Co-Chair 5th Annual GIR Live Event in London on 4th April 2019

BCL partner, Richard Sallybanks and Ali Sallaway from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer will co-chair the discussions around the difficult areas facing corporates, in house counsel and private practice in tackling money laundering and compliance in the UK.

With a keynote speech from Mark Steward, Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight at the Financial Conduct Authority, this year’s event will be focusing on the anti-money laundering landscape in the UK and the challenges currently faced by compliance and in-house counsel when it comes to preventing, investigating and resolving corporate wrongdoing.

For full details of this year’s programme please visit the GIR Live website.

If you wish to arrange a meeting with Richard at the event please contact him at

Richard Sallybanks is a partner at BCL Solicitors LLP specialising in complex business crime and regulatory defence work. Richard has been involved in numerous SFO, FCA, HMRC & CMA investigations and prosecutions, together with associated restraint and confiscation proceedings. His recent SFO experience includes the Alstom, Barclays Qatar, and Tesco investigations (acting for senior individuals under suspicion), as well as acting for Robert Tchenguiz in the SFO’s Kaupthing Bank investigation (including the successful Judicial Review challenge to SFO search warrants). Richard has acted in a number of FCA criminal and regulatory investigations for brokers, traders and senior executives, including in relation to allegations of insider dealing and market abuse. He is experienced in cartel investigations, both domestic investigations conducted by the CMA and cross-border anti-trust investigations (including those conducted by the US DoJ). Richard is also experienced in the international mutual legal assistance regime, and in leading and co-ordinating teams of lawyers in multi-jurisdictional investigations.