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Faisal Osman

Work 020 7440 9950
33 Chancery Lane (Chambers of Andrew Mitchell QC)


Faisal advises and acts in the civil, criminal and regulatory aspects of complex commercial wrongdoing disputes and often in cases with foreign dimensions (particularly the DIFC Court). The core of his work relates to domestic and international civil and criminal asset recovery on behalf of governments and commercial organizations, particularly with regards to enforcement of judgments and awards. Faisal’s works also includes civil/commercial litigation, corruption, fraud, regulatory enforcement, sanctions and professional discipline, and is mostly cross-border. He has been a presenting advocate to the tribunal for the Taxation Disciplinary Board, the independent disciplinary body of the Association of Taxation Technicians and Chartered Institute of Taxation since 2008. He also provides technical assistance for capacity building in respect of anti-corruption, asset recovery and money laundering.
Contributing editor to ‘Mitchell Taylor, Talbot: Confiscation and the Proceeds of Crime’. Consultant editor of the Commonwealth Secretariat, UNODC and IMF’s Model Provisions on Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Preventive Measures and Proceeds of Crime (for common law legal systems). Technical Consultant to the Government of the Bahamas’ Proceeds of Crime Act, 2016.


Called 2002. Dubai International Financial Centre Court (Part II) - 2015

London Bar

Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading juniors

Faisal Osman - 33 Chancery LaneA fantastic barrister, who has cemented his position at the top of the junior commercial crime Bar.’

Within: Fraud: crime

33 Chancery Lane is best known for Proceeds of Crime Act work, but its members also defend in criminal fraud trials. Mark Rainsford QC represented the owner of a fiduciary company who was acquitted on charges of laundering the proceeds of a boiler room, while Faisal Osman represented a defendant in the Operation Amazon case.

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Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture

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

Faisal Osman - 33 Chancery LaneHis grasp of detail is something to behold, but he wears it lightly.’

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