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51 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3LZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7430 2277
Fax:
Fax 020 7430 1101
DX:
37981 KINGSWAY
Email:
Web:
www.bcl.com

Guy Bastable

Tel:
Work 020 7430 2277
Email:
Web:
www.bcl.com
BCL Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Business crime and regulation.

Position

Partner specialising in corporate crime, financial crime, regulatory investigations, AML/ABC compliance and Coroner’s inquests. Has particular expertise in crisis management, internal investigations, corporate and director liability, and dispute resolution, focussing on all types of fraud, bribery and corruption, FCA investigations (insider dealing and market abuse), cartels and price fixing, money laundering, corporate manslaughter, health and safety, fire safety, food safety and hygiene, environmental protection, and consumer protection and trading standards. Also specialises in anti-bribery and corruption compliance, anti-money laundering compliance, recovery of the proceeds of crime (restraint, confiscation, cash seizure and civil recovery) and judicial review of the actions of investigators. Has enhanced full rights of audience such that he can appear as an advocate in any court.

Career

Qualified as a barrister at a leading criminal/regulatory barristers' chambers.  Joined BCL and invited to join the partnership in 2006.  Publications of note: 'Economic Crime: A Boardroom Guide to Prevention and Compliance' (Serious Fraud Office); 'Money Laundering Law and Regulation: A Practical Guide' (Oxford University Press); 'The International Comparative Legal Guide to Business Crime' (Global Legal Group); 'When Should Organisations Be Held Criminally Liable?' (ICLG, Global Legal Group); 'Practical Law's Financial and Business Crime Global Guide' (Thomson Reuters); Corporate Crime Forum on LinkedIn; Corporate Manslaughter Forum on LinkedIn.

Languages

Conversational French.

Member

The Law Society; General Council of the Bar; The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple; Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates; Fraud Lawyers Association; Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association; Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers; Health & Safety Lawyers Association; UK Environmental Lawyers Association; London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association.

Education

University of Edinburgh (1996 MA Hons); College of Law, London (1997 CPE); Inns of Court School of Law, London (1998 BVC).


London: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Leading individuals

Guy Bastable - BCL Solicitors LLP

Within: Health and safety

BCL Solicitors LLP handles cases relating to corporate manslaughter, fatal accidents and fire safety. Guy Bastable leads the team and advises companies and individuals in inquests and investigations. Other key members of the team include Richard Reichman, who advises on fatal and major accidents, and Tom McNeill, who has acted on cases involving corporate manslaughter, fire safety and coroner's inquests.

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