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Shaul Brazil

Tel:
Work 020 7430 2277
Email:
BCL Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Business crime and regulation.

Position

Partner specialising in business crime and regulatory enforcement, advising professionals,
entrepreneurs and companies. Has particular experience in serious fraud, corruption, and contentious financial services regulation (including insider dealing/market abuse). His practice also encompasses cartel defence, extradition and mutual legal assistance, money laundering and all matters relating to the proceeds of crime. Has acted in numerous high profile investigations and proceedings brought by all the principal domestic enforcement agencies as well as various overseas agencies in cross-border cases. Also conducts internal investigations and provides expert advice in relation to anti-bribery and corruption and anti-money laundering compliance, data protection and lawful access of communications data.

Career

Called to the Bar 2003; trained QEB Hollis Whiteman Chambers; BCL, employed barrister 2007-2012, partner 2013. Publications of note: ‘Money Laundering Law and Regulation: A Practical Guide’ (OUP); SFO’s Boardroom Guide on ‘Preventing Serious Economic Crime’ (White Page); ‘The International Comparative Legal Guide to Business Crime’ (ICLG); 'The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review' (The Law Reviews).

Member

International Bar Association; Fraud Lawyers Association; Defence Extradition Lawyers’ Forum; Lincoln’s Inn.

Education

Alleyn’s School; University of Bath (2001 BSc Hons business administration).


London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: white-collar crime

Within: Fraud: white-collar crime

Pre-eminent white-collar crime defence practiceBCL Solicitors LLP has ‘the depth, breadth, and resources to take on the toughest and most intense litigation at very short notice’. It has one of the largest, specialist white-collar crime teams in the UK, representing directors, senior employees and high-net-worth individuals on all aspects of fraud, white-collar and business crime. Head of team Ian Burton is ‘the ultimate heavyweight in white collar crime’, he is supported by key practitioner Richard Sallybanks, who is ‘strategically savvy, bright and has a wealth of trial experience’. Harry Travers is ‘frighteningly bright and relentlessly committed’. Shaul Brazil is ‘a street fighter with a first-rate brain’ and Michael Drury has ‘bags of experience and an easy charm’. John Binns and Julian Hayes were promoted to partner. Shula de Jersey, who ‘brings real class to the firm’, joined from Slater and Gordon.  Jane Glass and Guy Bastable are also recommended. Brian Spiro left for Herbert Smith Freehills LLP.

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