Our fraud law barristers bring decades of expertise defending in some of the largest and most complex fraud and confiscation cases in the UK and abroad.
Garden Court is consistently recognised for its outstanding contribution to criminal defence law. We won the Legal 500 Crime Set of the Year 2015 and have been shortlisted for the same award three times. Our team is also ranked as a leading set of chambers in the Legal 500 for fraud law. Members of the team have authored the highly regarded Confiscation Manual, the authoritative guide for lawyers on applications under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
The Garden Court Chambers Crime Team has been shortlisted as 'Crime Set of the Year' at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2021.
Areas of Expertise
- Pre-charge advice
- Bribery and Corruption
- International fraud
- Money laundering
- Other large scale fraud, e.g Boiler Room Fraud
- Land banking fraud
- Unexplained Wealth Orders
- Restraint Orders
- Criminal anti-competitive cartels e.g. LIBOR Fixing
the work we do
We represent individuals and companies facing regulatory investigations or prosecutions brought by:
- The Serious Fraud Office
- Financial Conduct Authority
- National Crime Agency
- The Environment Agency
- The Department of Business Innovation and Skills
- The Health and Safety Executive
Our clients include professionals such as accountants, solicitors, bankers and architects.