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IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett)

CAPITAL COURT, 30 WINDSOR STREET, UXBRIDGE, UB8 1AB, ENGLAND
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Work 0345 877 7025
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Fax 0845 638 1351
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45105 UXBRIDGE
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Chesham, Uxbridge

John Milner

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Work 01895 207227
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IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett)

Work Department

Business Crime and Fraud

Position

John Milner heads the business crime and fraud team. He is a highly experienced litigator with 12 years experience in the London market at a top 20 firm. John specialises in representing individuals who are the subject of criminal, white collar or regulatory investigations, principally in relation to business crime offences - financial crime, fraud, tax evasion, bribery and corruption, insider dealing, money laundering, boiler room fraud, restraint and confiscation ‚Äď but also more general criminal conduct.

Career

John has represented clients, including accountants, lawyers and other professionals, facing investigation and proceedings brought by the SFO,FCA, RCPO and CPS. He has enjoyed significant success acting for owners and company directors in a number of complex MTIC fraud investigations concerning the mobile phone, computer chip and motor vehicle industries, and was recently instructed in relation to a major fraud in Gibraltar arising out of the collapse of an international law firm. John is a member of POCLA and has chaired discussion and addressed conferences in London. He is also a member of the ECBA and LCCSA. He has given expert criminal evidence to a court in New York and spoken on fraud and banking fraud at conferences in Taormina, San Francisco and Hong Kong.


London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: white-collar crime

Within: Fraud: white-collar crime

IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett)¬†advises individuals from the internal investigation and regulatory investigation stage through to the conclusion of criminal proceedings. It is adept at handling cases of financial crime, corruption and VAT fraud. The firm continues to act for an individual implicated in a $180m fraud committed against the Russian Otkritie Investment Bank. Key practitioner John Milner¬†has ‚Äėexcellent criminal law instincts and fights very hard for his clients‚Äô.

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South East: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: fraud

Within: Leading individuals

John Milner - IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett)

Within: Crime: fraud

IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett), which provides¬†‚Äėa high quality service‚Äô,¬†handles lengthy, high-profile investigations and trials emanating from SFO and FCA investigations, which frequently extend into a number of jurisdictions. The team is representing an individual in a case involving a fraud on a Russian bank, which had a number of cross-jurisdictional complications. In other work, it is dealing with an FCA prosecution for insider dealing, boiler room frauds, bribery and corruption and a Euribor case. According to one source, practice head¬†John Milner¬†‚Äėis one of my go-to people for SFO investigations' and 'has excellent criminal law instincts and fights very hard for his clients‚Äô.¬†Caroline Dunne¬†and Eddie Tang¬†are also expert in regulatory breaches and frauds.

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