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Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC

3 RAYMOND BUILDINGS, GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5BH, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7400 6400
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Fax 020 7400 6464
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237 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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James Hines QC

Tel:
Work 020 7400 6400
Email:
Web:
www.3rblaw.com
Three Raymond Buildings (Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC)

Position

Crime, commercial fraud and extradition.  He specialises in cases which have both criminal and commercial/civil aspects particularly those with an international element.  He led for the Prosecution in the LIBOR trial of Barclays employees:   He defended in an SFO prosecution of international bribery and corruption.  James both prosecutes and defends in FCA cases.  He is also instructed by the Competition and Markets Authority on cartel matters. In crime he has acted in areas including international money laundering, corruption, historic rape cases, murder, robbery, and drugs.  James represented GM, the private detective at the centre of the NOTW phone hacking scandal and JS, the former features editor of NOTW. James represented Silvio Berlusconi by live television link from London to his trial in Milan. Notable extradition cases include “The Nat West Three” and the Tollman case. He specialises in acting for third parties in respect of internal investigations, witness summons, SFO s.2 notices and international cooperation (MLA).  For some years he acted as outside criminal counsel for Microsoft. 

Career

Called 1982, Gray’s Inn; QC 2015.  SFO Panel Counsel 2017. Vice-Chair (Crime) of the Bar Council Ethics Committee

Member

European Criminal Bar Association; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers; Fraud Lawyers’ Association (committee member); Private Prosecutors Association; Defence Extradition Lawyers Forum; Extradition Lawyers Association

Education

BA Hons Law.


London Bar

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

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

James Hines QC - Three Raymond BuildingsHe has a first-rate ability to get to the real issues quickly and steer a pragmatic course to get to where he needs to be.

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Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading silks

James Hines QC - Three Raymond BuildingsA great tactician who is able to convey difficult news to lay clients with sensitivity and care.

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International crime and extradition

Within: International crime and extradition – Leading silks

James Hines QC - Three Raymond BuildingsVery versatile because of his appearances in the commercial courts, which gives him an edge.

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