Mr Alisdair Smith > Foundry Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Foundry Chambers
Foundry Chambers
QUALITY HOUSE, 5-9 QUALITY COURT
CHANCERY LANE, LONDON
WC2A 1HP
England

Work Department

Foundry Chambers

Position

Barrister.

Fraud & Financial Regulation / Asset Recovery, Restraint and Confiscation / Business Regulation

Career

Alisdair Smith is a highly experienced advocate in all areas of crime especially serious sexual offences (including multi-complainant cases), murder and serious violence, serious drug offences, money laundering, proceeds of crime and fraud including as leading junior counsel and in multi-defendant cases. He has been involved in many cases involving vulnerable adults and children both prosecuting and defending. He has extensive experience relating to obtaining and considering third party disclosure and issues relating to public interest immunity both in sexual offences and other serious crime.

Alisdair’s work has included defending in large scale drug dealing/importation and fraud both as leading junior and junior counsel. He has appeared regularly for the prosecution against leading counsel.

Alisdair regularly advises on charging decisions in allegations of serious sexual offending. He also conducts local authority prosecutions in regulatory fields and as well as appellate proceedings.

Memberships

South Eastern Circuit, CBA
Grade 4 (including Rape and Serious Sexual Offences) Approved Counsel to the CPS – London and South Eastern Circuit

Education

LLB(Hons) – UCL