Jas Jandu > Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC
7BR
LONDON
WC1R 4BS
England

Position

Jas’s practice ranges from Financial Services Enforcement and Financial Crime to Commercial Litigation.

He has extensive Financial Services law experience and recent instructions have included: advising the FCA (on secondment) on POCA, Judicial Review & High Court claims; advising an EEA e-money firm on EU-UK passporting & Brexit issues, and assisting on a complex offshore anti-money laundering compliance review.  As a former Commercial Litigation Solicitor & ex-FCA In-House Counsel, Jas also has over 15 years’ experience of advising and acting for UK/international corporates, individuals or public bodies on matters of English law and complex High Court litigation with an international element.

He joined the self-employed Bar in 2017 after 8 years as senior litigation lawyer/in-house counsel at the FCA where he developed specialist, advanced expertise in Financial Services Enforcement by advising on various Regulatory cases, Civil litigation and Criminal investigations. He advised across the FCA’s remit from authorisations to retail/wholesale financial matters, including presenting cases to the FCA Regulatory Decisions Committee.

Career

Before being called to the Bar in 2014, Jas was a Solicitor Advocate with over 10 years’ litigation experience. Jas previously worked at several top-flight law firms acting on £multi-million commercial cases across a range of sectors including International Media Events and Public-Private Sector Disputes. He trained at Allen & Overy with secondments at Liberty (Human Rights Law) and the High Court. Jas now mentors aspiring law students through the Social Mobility Foundation.

Memberships

London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association
Financial Services Lawyers Association
The Fraud Lawyers Association
Criminal Bar Association
South Eastern Circuit

Education

University of Nottingham