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Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC

LONDON, WC1R 4BS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 3555
Fax:
Fax 020 7242 2511
DX:
347 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.7br.co.uk
7BR (Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC), Collingwood Thompson QC, London, ENGLAND

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Collingwood Thompson QC

Tel:
Work 020 7242 3555
Email:
Web:
www.7br.co.uk
7BR (Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in fi·aud (civil and criminal) corruption, money laundering and financial regulatory work with an international practice. Both prosec-utes for the main prosecuting agencies in the UK as well as defending in criminal cases. Has extensive offshore experience in multi-jurisdictional cases involving complex mutual assistance requests. Recent cases include HKSAR v KOO & OTHERS in the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong, (successfully quashing convictions recorded against senior partners of a firm of Hong Kong solicitors); CITJC PACIFIC LTD v SECRETARY OF JUSTICE & ANOTHER, (now a leading authority in the Hong Kong Court of Appeal on legal professional privilege); advising Attorney General of Jersey on cases linked to late General Abacha of Nigeria and asset recovery; currently defending in UK in OPERATION BULKHEAD, largest ever HMRC prosecution for alleged film tax relief fraud amounting to £125m.

Career

Qualified 1973, Gray’s Inn; Queens Counsel 1998; Recorder 1990.

Education

Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh; University College London (1974 2(1) LLB Hons).

Leisure

Hill walking, fly fishing, reading, music, wine, travel.


London Bar

Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading silks

Collingwood Thompson QC - 7BR ‘A silk with a track record of cases in England and Hong Kong.’

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