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Red Lion Chambers

Work 0207 520 6000
Fax 0207 520 6248
Chelmsford, London

Jonathan Fisher QC

Work 0207 520 6000
Red Lion Chambers (Red Lion Chambers)


Recognised silk with a strong expertise in Financial Services, Fraud, Proceeds of Crime, Tax, White Collar Crime and Corporate Defence. Recent advisory work includes cases on money laundering, economic sanctions, market abuse, Ponzi and accounting frauds, bribery and corruption, international restraint of assets, tax avoidance & evasion investigations involving LDF and film schemes, Lloyds TSB (Verde) and LIBOR investigations. Recent Court cases include R v Office of the Prime Minister ex parte Wheeler, Wiese v UKBA, HMRC v Curran, Lunn v HMRC, SEC v Manterfield. Advising and representing individuals, companies and Government agencies in High Court, First-tier Tribunal, Upper Tribunal, Crown Court and Appeal cases.


Called 1980; Silk 2003; Chartered Tax Adviser (Fellow); Accredited STEP practitioner; Dubai International Financial Court (registered practitioner); Lloyds Financial Crime Reports (General Editor); London School of Economics (Visiting Professor in Practice); Standing Counsel (Criminal) to the Commissioners of Inland Revenue 1991-2003

Regular contributor to books, professional journals and the media


Administrative Law Bar Association, Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association, Criminal Bar Association, Financial Services Lawyers Association, Fraud Advisory Panel, Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association, Revenue Bar Association, South Eastern Circuit

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Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

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

Jonathan Fisher QC - Red Lion ChambersHe is a mine of information on his subject matter; one of the absolute leaders in this area.

Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

Red Lion Chambers handles a range of work concerning investigations from various bodies into bribery, corruption and other corporate crime matters. A number of members have strong prosecution practices. Jonathan Fisher QC, for example, is representing the SFO in proceedings to obtain documents from ENRC as part of its investigation into the alleged payment of bribes by the multinational to secure mining access in DR Congo.

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Financial services

Within: Financial services – Leading silks

Jonathan Fisher QC - Red Lion ChambersResponsive and brave in his advice on high stakes, potentially criminal advisory matters.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Jonathan Fisher QC - Red Lion ChambersA popular choice for the overlap between civil and criminal fraud.

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Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading silks

Jonathan Fisher QC - Red Lion ChambersThe person you would want fighting your corner if you were in a tight spot.

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Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture

Within: Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture – Leading silks

Jonathan Fisher QC - Red Lion ChambersHe is an independent thinker, which is critical in this highly charged area.

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Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: corporate – Leading silks

Jonathan Fisher QC - Red Lion ChambersSupremely knowledgeable and speaks with great authority.

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