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Chambers of Michael Bowes QC, Christopher Gibson QC and Andrew S

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THE OUTER TEMPLE, 222 STRAND, LONDON, WC2R 1BA, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7353 6381
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Michael Bowes QC

Tel:
Work 020 7353 6381
Email:
Outer Temple Chambers (Chambers of Michael Bowes QC, Christopher Gibson QC and Andrew S)

Position

Michael specialises in complex financial services work, financial crime and civil fraud, both in the UK and abroad. He acts for corporate and individual clients in major international and UK investigations and for the SFO, FCA, OFT and Lloyd's of London. He successfully prosecuted the FSA's first insider dealing case, and has prosecuted several insider dealing cases subsequently. He is instructed in the current LIBOR and FOREX investigations on behalf of a major financial institution and in several substantial cross-border corruption investigations. He receives instructions to advise overseas financial regulators and is instructed in overseas cases as an expert in English law. He has a very strong reputation for successfully leading large case teams.

Career

Called 1980; silk 2001; deputy High Court judge; recorder; bencher (Middle Temple); joint Head of Chambers; trustee Transparency International UK. Michael is asked to speak at seminars on all topics relating to financial crime and financial services. He is a contributing author to 'Lisack and Horlick on Bribery' (2nd edition 2014) and was contributing author to the Lexis Nexis financial services book 'Financial Services Law & Regulation'. He is a member of the editorial board of Blackstone's Criminal Practice.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading silks

Michael Bowes QC - Outer Temple ChambersEasy to work with, has good attention to detail, and is a good team player.

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Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading silks

Michael Bowes QC - Outer Temple ChambersA very good silk in this area.

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Financial services

Within: Financial services – Leading silks

Michael Bowes QC - Outer Temple ChambersFriendly, authoritative and commercial; he brings good insight.

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