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218 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.shearmanbowen.co.uk

Mark Bowen

Tel:
Work 020 7025 4450
Email:
Shearman Bowen & Co

Work Department

Criminal and regulatory.

Position

Specialist representing and advising professional and private individuals. Mark primarily deals with defending in complex civil and criminal fraud cases, large drug trafficking prosecutions, confiscation/asset forfeiture, regulatory offences and homicide. He also advises both companies and individuals working in the security sector. Has achieved considerable success in the last year in dealing with confiscation/asset for feiture and defending complex fraud matters ‚Äď for details see www.shearmanbowen.co.uk. Recent instructions have included defending a client charged with a multi-million pound boiler room fraud and numerous high-value confiscation cases.

Career

Qualified with former West End practice Offenbach & Co in 1997, leaving in 2001 to set up Shearman Bowen & Co in 2001 with Rick Shearman. He is a recognised case supervisor for the VHCC (very high cost cases) panel.

Member

POCLA; LCCSA.

Education

Westminster University (1992 LLB).


London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general

Within: Crime: general

Boutique private client firm Shearman Bowen & Co deals with serious crime matters such as murder, sexual assault and drugs charges. Recent highlights included defending a former rapper of the group So Solid Crew against a racially aggravated public order offence, he was found guilty of the lesser charge of a basic public order offence. Another highlight included defending the alleged ringleader of a drug supply conspiracy. Rick Shearman and Mark Bowen head the practice.

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Fraud: white-collar crime

Within: Fraud: white-collar crime

Shearman Bowen & Co advises on a broad range of white-collar criminal defence issues for a range of clients. Recent highlights include successfully defending the director of a foreign exchange bureau on fraud and money laundering charges. Another highlight includes acting for the lead defendant in the FH Bertling bribery and corruption case. A further highlight includes defending an accountant employed by the Italian Wine Company who was charged with £46m fraudulent evasion of excise duty and VAT. Rick Shearman and Mark Bowen head the team, Colette Kelly is also recommended.

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