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Richard Reichman

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Work 020 7430 2277
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BCL Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Corporate Crime and Regulation

Position

Richard is a partner specialising in corporate crime, financial crime and regulatory investigations.  He has extensive experience in a broad range of regulatory offences, such as health and safety (generally following major or fatal incidents), environmental, food safety, fire safety and product safety, as well as financial offences such as fraud, bribery, insider dealing and money laundering.  He has experience in cases involving cyber-crime or a technological dimension.  He has acted for victims of cybersecurity breaches and advises regarding data protection issues falling within the scope of the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Career

Trained and qualified into a leading national firm before moving to an international firm, gaining comprehensive experience in complex, high-value and multi-jurisdictional matters.  Joined BCL Solicitors LLP in 2012 and was invited to join the partnership in 2018.

Notable recent publications: Thomson Reuters, “Guide to Investigations of Corporate Manslaughter, Health and Safety and Environmental Offences”; The International Comparative Legal Guide to Business Crime 2017 - England & Wales, “Developments in Corporate Criminal Liability: New Offences of Failing to Prevent Financial Crime and Failing to Prevent Tax Evasion”.

Member

The Law Society, Health and Safety Lawyers Association, Fraud Lawyers Association

Education

Graduated from the University of Leeds with an LLB (Hons) degree in 2003.  Completed the Legal Practice Course with a distinction and was awarded the Law Society Prize for the highest mark achieved at the learning institution for the year. 


London: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Health and safety

BCL Solicitors LLPĀ 'has an excellent reputation for its health and safety work' and 'receives full marks for its client service, professionalismĀ and responsiveness'. The team fields practice leader and 'rare find'Ā Guy Bastable, who focuses on corporate crime, crisis management, director liability and contentious matters and is 'very down to earth and incredibly responsive'; newly promoted partnerĀ Richard Reichman, who is 'extremely thorough and appreciates the big picture issues'; and senior associateĀ Tom McNeill, who is 'endlessly reliable'. The team's expertise encompasses corporate manslaughter cases, food safety issues, fire safety work and environmental offences.

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