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Richard Reichman

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BCL Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Corporate Crime and Regulation


Richard is a partner specialising in corporate crime, financial crime and regulatory investigations.  He has extensive experience in a broad range of regulatory offences, such as health and safety (generally following major or fatal incidents), environmental, food safety, fire safety and product safety, as well as financial offences such as fraud, bribery, insider dealing and money laundering.  He has experience in cases involving cyber-crime or a technological dimension.  He has acted for victims of cybersecurity breaches and advises regarding data protection issues falling within the scope of the Information Commissioner’s Office.


Trained and qualified into a leading national firm before moving to an international firm, gaining comprehensive experience in complex, high-value and multi-jurisdictional matters.  Joined BCL Solicitors LLP in 2012 and was invited to join the partnership in 2018.

Notable recent publications: Thomson Reuters, “Guide to Investigations of Corporate Manslaughter, Health and Safety and Environmental Offences”; The International Comparative Legal Guide to Business Crime 2017 - England & Wales, “Developments in Corporate Criminal Liability: New Offences of Failing to Prevent Financial Crime and Failing to Prevent Tax Evasion”.


The Law Society, Health and Safety Lawyers Association, Fraud Lawyers Association


Graduated from the University of Leeds with an LLB (Hons) degree in 2003.  Completed the Legal Practice Course with a distinction and was awarded the Law Society Prize for the highest mark achieved at the learning institution for the year. 

London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: white-collar crime

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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London: Human resources

Health and safety

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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London: Risk advisory

Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

Within: Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

BCL Solicitors LLP advises corporate and individual clients on financial crime, corporate crime and white-collar crime. The firm advises on anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, compliance procedures, fraud, sanctions, cartels and corporate manslaughter. It often deals with regulators including the SFO, FCA, HMRC and overseas authorities. Head of team Ian Burton advises clients on business crime investigations and prosecutions. Richard Reichman was promoted to partner.

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