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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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Counting CEOs, politicians, and business leaders among its client base, the ‘incredibly imaginative’ BCL Solicitors LLP team regularly advises on SFO and financial crime investigations. The group routinely acts for individuals across industries ranging from energy to banking, demonstrating in-depth expertise in everything from money laundering, to tax investigations, to Russian sanction issues. Richard Sallybanks leads the business crime and regulation division, deploying a ‘global view’ to international fraud and bribery investigations, while Ian Burton has 40 years’ experience handling corruption and extradition matters for domestic and international clients. Harry Travers has an eye for ‘meticulous detail’, regularly assisting individuals involved in contentious tax proceedings and commercial fraud, while Shula de Jersey is an expert on financial crime. Michael Drury is knowledgeable on data and information law issues, and Julian Hayes supports clients in SFO and FCA actions. Shaul Brazil has specialist knowledge in criminal and civil fraud cases, and John Binns specialises in asset forfeiture and complex sanction matters. Anoushka Warlow, Oliver Schneider-Sikorsky and Hannah Raphael are also recommended.