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Lewis Nedas Law Limited

Work 020 7387 2032
Fax 020 7388 6575
London EC4A, London NW1

Siobhain Egan

Work 020 7387 2032
Lewis Nedas Law Limited

Work Department

Fraud, crime and tax.


Consultant. Specialises in serious organised crime, serious fraud, professional regulatory matters, money laundering, asset confiscation and forfeiture, cyber/internet crime, civil fraud, civil recovery, AML anti-bribery compliance, tax/VAT tribunals, fraud investigations, bribery and corruption, and extradition. An acknowledged expert on RIPA, the use of informants and disclosure. Regularly assists TV and radio channels with documentary programmes on various criminal justice issues. Has an enviable high acquittal rate and overall success rate. A particular reputation for exposing corruption at Customs and Excise. Please see personal profile on firm website for list of cases. Defends prosecutions by: SFO/FCA, City of London fraud. Has developed a niche practice defending women defendants facing serious fraud/crime allegations. Ranked Chambers UK Crime and Fraud; SuperLawyers UK Fraud, Crime & Tax. Listed as one of leading women in practice, Chambers UK.


Called 1989; assistant solicitor Offenbach & Co 1993-1996; partner O’Keefes 1996-1999; partner Christmas & Sheehan 2000-2007; consultant Lewis Nedas 2008 to date.


Extradition Lawyers’ Association; SAHCA (Solicitors’ Association of Higher Court Advocates); Public appointment: Sentencing Council for England and Wales 2010-2013.


Convent of the Sacred Heart High School, Hammersmith; Brunel University (LLB hons).

London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general

Within: Crime: general

Lewis Nedas Law Limited is ‘an excellent firm which acts proactively for clients’ and ‘has a good reputation in both general and fraud-based crime, particularly in high page-count cases’. Key individuals include: Miles Herman, who ‘has excellent judgement and goes to great lengths for his clients’; Siobhain Egan, who is ‘a committed legal professional with a no-nonsense attitude’; and Jeffrey Lewis, who specialises in fraud and serious crime matters.

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Fraud: white-collar crime

Within: Fraud: white-collar crime

Lewis Nedas Law Limited is ‘in the top category of solicitors who provide a personal and diligent service to both public and privately funded clients’. Key individuals include Siobhain Egan, who ‘provides a thorough and committed service’ and ‘gives 100% to all clients’, and Jeffrey Lewis, who advises on VAT and tax investigations, money laundering and regulatory and disciplinary issues.

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