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BCL Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Business crime and regulation


She is an expert in all areas of white-collar crime including high profile fraud, money laundering and corruption. She specialises in representing individuals in complex and serious fraud proceedings, health and safety and corporate manslaughter cases and has handled a number of Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigations. These include Operation Holbein, Langbar, Mabey and Johnson, the Beijing Olympics ticket fraud, Kaupthing, Swift, FOREX and Euribor. She also has experience representing clients in all areas of criminal law including serious crime and she regularly represents clients at police station interviews. Shula has had numerous articles published in The Lawyer, Legal Week, In-House Lawyer and Telegraph Online and has lectured on corporate manslaughter legislation. She is a consultant editor for Lloyds Law Reports: Financial Crime.


Slater & Gordon (formerly Russell Jones & Walker) 2001-2017; Joined BCL Solicitors LLP as a Partner in December 2017


Founding committee member of the Fraud Lawyers Association; Former Chair of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: white-collar crime (advice to individuals)

(Leading individuals)

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Remaining highly active at the top of the individual white collar criminal defence market, BCL Solicitors LLP deploys an extensive senior team on behalf of senior executives, directors, and high net-worth individuals in the UK and globally, handling SFO, FCA, police, and global enforcement agency investigations into bribery and corruption, revenue frauds, insider dealing, and money laundering, with standout involvements in ongoing issues relating to Russian sanctions and Cum-Ex proceedings. The practice is overseen by Harry Travers, who has particular expertise in tax fraud, multijurisdictional financial crime expert Richard Sallybanks, and Shula de Jersey , who has been active in a number of major SFO investigations into bribery and corruption. Senior partner Ian Burton continues to work on behalf of high-profile clients in complex proceedings, while Shaul Brazil is also highlighted for his work in financial crime. John Binns has been active in the sanctions space, representing a number of individual clients facing UK, US, and EU economic and trade sanctions, and Julian Hayes has continued to burnish his reputation in high-profile crime cases. At senior associate level, Hannah Raphael has standout involvements in cross-border financial crime cases, including relating to LIBOR rate-fixing, and Anoushka Warlow is a key name for SFO investigations and prosecutions.