Greg Mailer > BCL Solicitors LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

BCL Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Business crime and regulation.


Solicitor specialising in corporate crime, financial crime and regulatory investigations. Has expertise in relation to investigations and prosecutions by the SFO, the CPS, the CMA, the ICO and the FCA. Experienced in matters involving all types of fraud, bribery and corruption, FCA investigations (insider dealing and market abuse), cartels and price fixing, money laundering, and trading standards. Also specialises in judicial review of the actions of investigators.

Has particular expertise in relation to investigations by HMRC, especially with regard to issues of tax avoidance and evasion, often involving the Contractual Disclosure Facility (CDF) and HMRC’s Fraud Investigation Service and COP9 teams.


Trained at Blake Morgan LLP (then Tarlo Lyons), having studied law at Nottingham University and completing his Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School. Joined BCL Solicitors LLP in 2005, appointed to the partnership in 2023.


The Law Society; Fraud Lawyers Association; London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association; Tax Investigators Practitioners Group.


Nottingham University


Member of an athletics club; organiser and run director of local parkrun and junior parkrun; competes in and teaches Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; trains in and enjoys MMA; skiing; Arsenal F.C

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Tax litigation and investigations

BCL Solicitors LLP has key strength at the intersection of fraud law and tax law, with a record of acting on complex and high-stakes matters. Lead partner Harry Travers, ‘one of the smartest lawyers in his field’, has a sophisticated fraud practice in addition to a long record in tax avoidance litigation. Firm founder Ian Burton and ‘expert in financial and tax crime’ John Binns are core team members. Senior associate Greg Mailer is also a name to note.