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Chambers of Miranda Moore QC and Julian Christopher QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 6117
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 0075
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365 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.5pb.co.uk
5 Paper Buildings (Chambers of Miranda Moore QC and Julian Christopher QC), Michael Brompton QC, London, ENGLAND

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Michael Brompton QC

Tel:
Work 020 7583 6117
Email:
5 Paper Buildings (Chambers of Miranda Moore QC and Julian Christopher QC)

Work Department

Crime – corporate; fraud: crime; crime – general.

Position

Prosecutes and defends in financial crime and related areas. His specialist fields include revenue fraud, insider trading and investment fraud, money laundering, bribery, confiscation and asset forfeiture. Formerly Standing Counsel to H.M. Customs and Excise, he has appeared in numerous high -profile cases and is prominent in the field of VAT fraud having appeared in many of the major cases of the past decade.

His recent or pending cases include: the SFO prosecution of Sweete PLC for an offence of bribery in the Middle East; confiscation proceedings in HMRC Operation Vaulter; a high-profile private prosecution by a UK insurance company; the criminal investigation of an alleged tax avoidance scheme; a major money laundering prosecution (R v Adams & Ors.) and an FCA investment fraud (R v Bhandari & Ors.)

He has lectured on tax and other serious fraud including LexisNexis webinars.

Career

Called Middle Temple 1973. Standing Counsel to H.M. Customs & Excise 1994 - 2003. QC 2003. Member of the Serious Fraud Office panel of Queen's Counsel. Head of Chambers 5PB, 2009 – 2014. Recorder of the Crown Court (authorised to sit at the Central Criminal Court).

Member

South Eastern Circuit; Criminal Bar Association; Fraud Lawyers Association; Financial Services Lawyers Association.

Education

Stowe School, Buckingham; University of Sussex (1971 BA History); College of Law, London.


London Bar

Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading silks

Michael Brompton QC - 5 Paper BuildingsHis cross-examination is unfailingly courteous and underpinned with a persuasive realism.

Within: Fraud: crime

5 Paper Buildingshas a deservedly high reputation in prosecuting, and increasingly in defending, serious fraud’. Michael Brompton QC led a Financial Conduct Authority prosecution of several individuals who were convicted of involvement in a £1.4m investment fraud concerning worthless shares in a healthcare company.

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