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Shula de Jersey

Tel:
Work 020 7430 2277
Email:
BCL Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Business crime and regulation

Position

Shula is an expert in all areas of white-collar crime including high profile fraud, money laundering and corruption. She specialises in representing individuals in complex and serious fraud proceedings, health and safety and corporate manslaughter cases and has handled a number of Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigations. These include Operation Holbein, Langbar, Mabey and Johnson, the Beijing Olympics ticket fraud, Kaupthing, Swift and FOREX and Euribor.  She also has experience representing clients in all areas of criminal law including serious crime and she regularly represents clients at police station interviews. Shula has had numerous articles published in The Lawyer, Legal Week, In-House Lawyer and Telegraph Online and has lectured on corporate manslaughter legislation. She is a consultant editor for Lloyds Law Reports: Financial Crime.

Career

Slater & Gordon (formerly Russell Jones & Walker) 2001-2017; Joined BCL Solicitors LLP as a Partner in December 2017

Member

Founding committee member of the Fraud Lawyers Association; Former chairman of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association; Member of the European Criminal Bar Association.

Education

Westminister University


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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London: Risk advisory

Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

Within: Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

BCL Solicitors LLP advises companies and large organisations on internal investigations and external investigations conducted by the SFO, FCA and HMRC. Areas of expertise include fraud, bribery, corruption, sanctions, cartels and corporate manslaughter. Ian Burton heads the team, he is ‘respected by all, especially his opponents and is able to position his clients to the maximum advantage at the investigation phase’. Richard Sallybanks has ‘an outstanding brain for corporate investigations’. Michael Drury has ‘decades of experience and a tenacious approach to cases he undertakes’. John Binns was promoted to partner and Shula de Jersey from Slater and Gordon. Brian Spiro left for Herbert Smith Freehills LLP.

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