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

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25 Bedford Row (Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC), Nicola Howard, London, ENGLAND

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Nicola Howard

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


Defence counsel instructed to provide specialist strategic advice pre-charge and regarding FCA investigations and interviews with respect to LIBOR and other benchmark investigations. Experienced in the conduct of the most serious and complex national and international financial crime investigations, including false instrument, internet, MTIC, VAT, mortgage, land banking, IRSF and large scale deception as well as Companies Act and Director offences. Fraud: D (international identity fraud, BBC undercover investigation for 3 months) P (MTIC fraud), C - ( carbon credit fraud ) - M - ('cash for cash' conspiracy to defraud by false representation spanning 3 years). H (conspiracy to defraud and corruption at the DVLA), P (Conspiracy to defraud the Home Office), F ( Conspiracy to defraud the DTI), Staplely ( fraud by nun on Roman Catholic school, subject of BBC drama). Frequently sought after to advise pre-charge in relation to the most complex cases. Skilled in the identification of relevant issues, taking appropriate action and sensible resolution. High attention to detail, and effective analysis of extensive and complex material. Presents proposition in a concise, persuasive and attractive manner. Lectures with different city firms on a variety of current financial crime topics.


Called 1995. Recorder - South Easter Circuit (2016). Qualified Certified Fraud Examiner, ACFE Course provider. Speaker at the World Referral Bar Conference in Capetown (2004). Chairman of the Young Barristers Committee (2003).


Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association (POCLA)
Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
Female Fraud Forum (FFF)
The Fraud Lawyers Association (FLA)
Criminal Bar Association


Hull (BSc Hons Management Sciences – sponsored by international company); Westminster University (CPE Diploma in Law – Drapers Trust and Clothworkers foundation scholarships).

London Bar

Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – 2019 silks

Nicola Howard QC - 25 Bedford RowAn impressive, unflappable advocate with impeccable judgement.

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