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Alex Bailin QC
Barrister specialising in crime and regulatory; fraud (criminal and civil); public and human rights law; media; public international law.
Called 1995; silk 2010; previously a derivatives trader. Contributing author to leading books on fraud, criminal, public and human rights law. Instructed in more than 20 cases in the Supreme Court, House of Lords, Privy Council and European Court of Human Rights. Crown Court Recorder; Deputy High Court Judge.
Bar Human Rights Committee; Foreign Office pro bono lawyers’ panel; ALBA; Criminal Bar Association.
Cambridge University, Sussex University.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1
Viewed as ‘a stellar set‘ with ‘a depth of talent‘ by instructing solicitors, Matrix Chambers‘ members have been kept busy handling corruption and bribery cases, and are also active in SFO investigations. The set is noted for its particular strength in representing high-net-worth individuals in business crime matters. Recent highlights include the ‘very responsive and strategic‘ Alex Bailin QC acting in the high-profile Credit Suisse “tuna bonds” bribery case worth $2bn. In 2020, Jamas Hodivala QC was elevated to silk.
Alex Bailin QC –Matrix Chambers ‘A unique silk who brings his experience of a past career as a City trader into the extradition field when conducting cases involving allegations of Market abuse. He is a great leader of a team and team player a the same time. Instills confidence in his clients and those that instruct him.’(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3 (Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3
Alex Bailin QC –Matrix Chambers ‘Alex is a joy to work with – accessible, approachable and engaged. His tactical analysis is always excellent and he has a good understanding of what clients want to achieve from cases. He has an excellent manner with clients. He is particularly good where there are subsidiary issues such as publicity or privacy considerations. He is highly intelligent.’(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3