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Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC

Living Wage
LONDON, WC1R 4HD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7067 1500
Fax:
Fax 020 7067 1507
DX:
1043 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.25bedfordrow.com

Samantha Riggs

Tel:
Work 020 7067 1500
Email:
25 Bedford Row (Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC)

Position

Established leading junior advising and defending corporate and individual defendants in complex fraud and regulatory investigations and prosecutions with extensive experience in environmental crime with particular expertise in waste management/environmental permitting and statutory nuisance. Often advises pre-interview/pre-charge, is accustomed to taking a pro-active approach at the outset of proceedings and is skilled in taking pre-trial challenges including legality of search warrants, abuse of process arguments and interpretation of the Environmental Permitting Regulations. Experienced in restraint, confiscation and enforcement receivership acting on behalf of defendants and interested third parties. Civil background and experienced in appeals in the VAT Tribunal and before PINs and civil enforcement by the Environment Agency in the High Court. Other regulatory work includes health and safely, food safety, trading standards. Experienced in judicial review.

Career

Called 1996.

Education

University of London BA (Hons) History 1994; City University Diploma In Law 1995.


London Bar

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

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

Samantha Riggs - 25 Bedford RowA polished advocate who is as at home in the High Court as in the Crown Court.

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Environment

Within: Environment – Leading juniors

Samantha Riggs - 25 Bedford RowA persuasive advocate who has a retentive memory and is assiduous in preparing her cases.

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Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading juniors

Samantha Riggs - 25 Bedford RowShe is very meticulous and is not afraid to run novel legal arguments.

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