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Tel:
Work 020 7430 2277
Fax:
Fax 020 7430 1101
DX:
37981 KINGSWAY
Email:
Web:
www.bcl.com

Julian Hayes

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

Work Department

Business Crime and Regulation

Position

Partner specialising in all aspects of business crime and regulation. Advises individuals and corporates in relation to high-profile investigations by the SFO, enforcement actions by the FCA and enquiries by HMRC into suspected offences under the customs and excise legislation. Experienced in defending all types of fraud, bribery and corruption, insider dealing / market abuse, breach of UN sanctions, fatal accidents, corporate manslaughter, health and safety, fire safety, product safety and offences against the person, as well as restraint and confiscation. Particular expertise in cyber-crime, data regulation under the DPA 2018 and GDPR and related litigation, including advising Communications Service Providers and others in relation to high profile enquiries by the NCA and others. Work also encompasses internal investigations, extradition, mutual legal assistance, judicial review, and police station advice and representation.

Career

Called to the Bar in 1995 and completed pupillage at a leading fraud/criminal/regulatory set of barristers’ chambers. Continued to work in the field of business crime before cross-qualifying as a solicitor with higher rights of audience in 2000 and joining the London Stock Exchange as a financial regulator. Successfully completed the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment’s Regulation and Compliance Examination. Worked as a commercial fraud and financial services litigator in leading firms in Australia and London before joining BCL in 2006. Publications of note: GTDT – Cybersecurity (2018) & Privacy & Cybersecurity (2018).

Languages

Intermediate German

Member

Fraud Lawyers Association (Committee Member), European Criminal Bar Association & International Bar Assiciation.

Education

University of Kent - (BA (Hons). University of Northumbria - CPE. Inns of court School of Law, London – BVC.

Leisure

Theatre & opera, German language & culture, cycling.


London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: white-collar crime

Within: Next Generation Partners

Julian Hayes - BCL Solicitors LLP

Within: Fraud: white-collar crime

BCL Solicitors LLP advises on fraud, white-collar crime and corporate crime. Clients include individuals such as directors, senior employees and high-net-worth individuals as well as corporations. Head of team Ian Burton focuses on advising individuals, businesses and government bodies on a range of issues nationally and internationally. Harry Travers deals with business crime and regulation. Richard Sallybanks deals with investigations involving allegations of fraud, corruption, sanctions offences, price-fixing, and false accounting. John Binns specialises in financial crime and Julian Hayes handles fraud, insider dealing and market abuse, bribery and corruption, and sanctions. Shula de Jersey is recommended for her experience in dealing with allegations of serious fraud, money laundering, bribery and corruption. Richard Reichman was promoted to partner.

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