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Lewis Nedas Law Limited

24 CAMDEN HIGH STREET, LONDON, NW1 0JH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7387 2032
Fax:
Fax 020 7388 6575
DX:
57056 CAMDEN TOWN
Email:
Web:
www.lewisnedas.co.uk
London EC4A, London NW1

Siobhain Egan

Tel:
Work 020 7387 2032
Email:
Lewis Nedas Law Limited

Work Department

Fraud, crime and tax.

Position

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.

Career

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

Member

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

Education

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 deals with a variety of general crime matters such as murder, sexual offences, people trafficking, money laundering and cyber crime. Jeffrey Lewis who is ‘great with clients and a shrewd negotiator’ heads the team, supported by Miles Herman who is ‘a very experienced criminal litigator with a pragmatic approach that often pays dividends’ and Siobhain Egan. Unan Choudhury heads the new East London office. The team ‘thinks outside the box, resolves cases cost effectively and is an exceptional firm’.

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Fraud: white-collar crime

Within: Fraud: white-collar crime

Lewis Nedas Law Limited advises both public and privately funded clients on serious fraud and business crime matters. Jeffrey Lewis heads the team and is experienced in defending investigations by the SFO, HMRC, BEIS and FCA. Recent cases included umbrella frauds, false accounting, tax evasion and firm tax avoidance schemes. Miles Herman  and Siobhain Egan are also key practitioners.

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