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Wales: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: fraud
Crime: fraud - ranked: tier 1

Bowden Jones Solicitors

Predominantly based out of its Cardiff headquarters and also able to tap into the expertise of practitioners from Swansea and London, the ‘extremely well run, dedicated and professional‘ team at Bowden Jones Solicitors is recognised as a ‘regional heavyweight in the criminal fraud market with a growing national presence‘. Noted for its ‘outstanding work within the financial crime arena‘, the team’s expertise covers the waterfront of white-collar matters including  money laundering, tax evasion, VAT fraud, mortgage and investment fraud. ‘Brilliant‘ co-head Huw Bowden is ‘adept at dealing with complex issues’, including matters involving cross-border issues such as his ongoing involvement in a multi-jurisdictional fraud linking the UK and Pakistan and concerning the transfer of monies through various accounts and involving numerous properties. Co-head Stephen Jones also has a superb reputation in the market for conventional fraud work as well as cyber-related issues and alongside Bowden continues his involvement in Operation Kadenza, a high-profile cybercrime investigation into corruption and fraud across the banking industry. At associate level, ‘consummate professional’  Richard Hall displays ‘exceptional attention to detail‘ across a variety of conventional fraud cases as well as cyber-related matters and is a key member of the team that also includes the ‘very talented and passionateSian Brain.

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Huw Bowden - Bowden Jones Solicitors

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Crime: general
Crime: general - ranked: tier 2

Bowden Jones Solicitors

In the top flight of criminal solicitors in Cardiff‘, Bowden Jones Solicitors has the ‘strength-in-depth‘ to handle the gamut of criminal work ranging from minor traffic offences through to large-scale international drugs conspiracies, homicides and serious sexual offences. The ‘very experiencedHuw Bowden is ‘excellent at bringing in high-value casesand heads up the serious crime team. One of many solicitor advocates within the team, Bowden is able to provide a holistic service to clients through the life-cycle of a trial. The 'excellent' +George Shelley recently successfully represented one of the defendants in a high-profile prosecution brought by the Welsh regional organised crime division. Other recommended practitioners include Richard Hall, who has a anup-and-coming reputation for handling criminal matters‘, Stephen Jones and the ‘excellentSian Brain.

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