Mr Ishan Dave > Rose Court Chambers > London, England > Barrister Profile

Rose Court Chambers
71–75 Shelton Street


Ishan is a determined and charismatic advocate with an exceptional presence in Court. He is an outstanding jury advocate. He defends exclusively and is committed to upholding human rights, civil liberties and combating social injustice.

He is known for his fearless courtroom advocacy, client care and empathy.  He has developed a reputation for tenacious and robust cross-examination coupled with engaging and persuasive closing speeches. Ishan has been praised by opponents and judges alike for his precise and well-reasoned legal arguments.


Ishan is regularly instructed to defend in cases across the entire spectrum of criminal offences, including; Complex cases of Fraud, Drugs, Corruption/ Business Crime, Money Laundering, People Trafficking and all aspects of Organised Crime.

Ishan’s particular area of interest and expertise is White Collar Crime, encompassing; Serious Fraud and related Confiscation proceedings, allegations of VAT and “missing trader” Fraud, prosecutions arising out of Crypto-Currency transactions and cases involving Forensic Accounting, International Banking and Asset Tracing.

Ishan has advised Private and Corporate Clients on a range of issues, including; Money Laundering regulations, Anti Bribery and Corruption compliance and Corporate Investigations. He has been instructed in Private Prosecutions initiated by Corporate Entities and individuals arising out of allegations of Fraud by employees and/or competitors. He is able to give “hands-on” advice at the early stages of any potential investigation, from Initial Advice, Litigation and Case Strategy, through to subsequent representation in Court.

Ishan has considerable experience in Immigration matters, in both the First Tier and Upper Tribunals as well as Judicial Review proceedings against the Home Office, Government Departments and Educational Institutions. He has more recently been instructed by private international organisations to advise on the status of foreign employees post Brexit.

Ishan is also well-versed in the Indian Laws of Succession and is instructed to advise British Indians as to their legal inheritance rights, in respect of family assets and property held by relatives and ancestors in India, who have died intestate.  This involves a working knowledge of the Hindu Succession Acts 1956 and 2005 and its application to British Citizens.


Fluent: Gujarati, Hindi

Conversational: French, Spanish,

Basic: Portuguese, Swahili

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Ishan Dave – Rose Court Chambers ‘An up and coming young practitioner with a very good manner both in and out of court which exudes understated confidence. He is as good on paper as he is on his feet. He has good judgment and is a sound tactician too.’