Rupert Russell > Chambers of Adam Vaitilingam QC > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile
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Rupert joined Albion from Carmelite Chambers in London in 2018 where he specialised in defending complex fraud. Since joining chambers, Rupert has built up a busy general criminal practice as well as maintaining his fraud expertise. He is equally confident prosecuting and defending a wide range of work, including organised crime, serious violence and sexual offences. Rupert is a CPS panel advocate level 2 prosecutor. He is also appointed to the specialist Regulatory List C for advocates prosecuting Health & Safety and Environmental Law. In 2017, Rupert completed a secondment at the white-collar crime department of leading law firm Arnold and Porter Kaye Scholer, where he advised clients involved in one of the SFO’s biggest ever bribery investigations into corrupt payments made by oil contractors to the Iraqi government. Rupert is appointed to the specialist Regulatory List C for advocates prosecuting Health & Safety and Environmental Law. Rupert is regularly instructed by Gloucestershire Police in proceedings for civil orders such as Domestic Violence Protection Orders and Closure Orders.
BA (Hons) Emmanuel College, Cambridge; GDL, City University; BPTC, Kaplan Law School