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London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

33 Chancery Lane is ‘a very strong’ set for white collar crime and POCA instructions. The clerks’ room is ‘hardworking and always deliver very suitable solutions to problems’. Practice director Martin Adams is ‘a marvellous clerk and extremely helpful’. Deputy practice manager Chris Chiles and second deputy Oliver Carroll ‘can never do enough to make you feel welcome and important to chambers’. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)
Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) - Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

33 Chancery Lane

Noted for being 'very strong in financial crime', 33 Chancery Lane has established strength in proceeds of crime cases, while on the business crime side, the group's recent workload includes Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigations and corruption cases. Amanda Pinto QC defended a former Barclays rate submitter against the SFO concerning alleged manipulation of her submissions to the calculation of Euribor; the defendant was acquitted.

Leading Silks

Mark Rainsford QC - 33 Chancery LaneExceptionally hardworking with an instinctive approach to cases.

Ranked: tier 1

Graham Brodie QC - 33 Chancery LaneAn advocate with great gravitas.

Ranked: tier 2

Andrew Mitchell QC - 33 Chancery LaneA very user-friendly silk.

Ranked: tier 3

Amanda Pinto QC - 33 Chancery LaneA heavyweight advocate.

Ranked: tier 3
Leading Juniors

Christopher Convey - 33 Chancery LaneDiligent and client-focused.

Ranked: tier 3

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Fraud: civil
Leading Juniors

Ian Smith - 33 Chancery LaneA go-to junior; suitably cautious and painstaking in getting the evidence right for freezer applications and pleadings, which always pays dividends.

Ranked: tier 3

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Fraud: crime
Leading Silks

Andrew Mitchell QC - 33 Chancery LaneA very accessible silk.

Ranked: tier 3

Graham Brodie QC - 33 Chancery LaneHe has a searing intellect.

Ranked: tier 3
Leading Juniors

Keith Mitchell - 33 Chancery LaneHe is excellent before a jury.

Ranked: tier 3

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Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture
Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture - Leading sets - ranked: tier 1

33 Chancery Lane

'Very strong' set 33 Chancery Lane is 'a leader in POCA proceedings', housing a group of barristers with 'a wealth of experience', according to instructing solicitors. In a prominent highlight for the set, Kennedy Talbot QC is representing the Serious Fraud Office in the Commercial Court regarding the enforcement of a confiscation order worth over £66m against Gerald Smith, who was convicted of fraud in 2006.

Leading Silks

Andrew Mitchell QC - 33 Chancery LaneA leading authority on POCA matters.

Ranked: tier 1

Graham Brodie QC - 33 Chancery LaneA silk with a prodigious intellect.

Ranked: tier 2

Kennedy Talbot QC - 33 Chancery LaneUnflappable, measured and logical.

Ranked: tier 2

Mark Rainsford QC - 33 Chancery LaneA brilliant strategist.

Ranked: tier 2

Martin Evans QC - 33 Chancery LaneHis practice covers the full range of POCA matters.

Ranked: tier 3
Leading Juniors

Barry Stancombe - 33 Chancery LaneAn accomplished advocate with first-rate analytical skills.

Ranked: tier 1

Christopher Convey - 33 Chancery LaneNoted for representing third-party interests in complex confiscation and recovery proceedings.

Ranked: tier 1

Fiona Jackson - 33 Chancery LaneA very hardworking barrister who exudes charm.

Ranked: tier 2

Ian Smith - 33 Chancery LaneHe combines detailed advice with commercial understanding.

Ranked: tier 2

Penelope Small - 33 Chancery LaneVery experienced in asset confiscation and recovery cases.

Ranked: tier 2

Catherine Collins - 33 Chancery LaneNoted for her experience in asset recovery cases.

Ranked: tier 3

Faisal Osman - 33 Chancery LaneAn indefatigable and charming junior.

Ranked: tier 3

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Set overviews: England and Wales

33 Chancery Lane is ‘a very strong’ set for white collar crime and POCA instructions. The clerks’ room is ‘hardworking and always deliver very suitable solutions to problems’. Practice director Martin Adams is ‘a marvellous clerk and extremely helpful’. Deputy practice manager Chris Chiles and second deputy Oliver Carroll ‘can never do enough to make you feel welcome and important to chambers’. Offices in: London

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