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Chambers of Michael Bowes QC, Christopher Gibson QC and Andrew S

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THE OUTER TEMPLE, 222 STRAND, LONDON, WC2R 1BA, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7353 6381
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Michael Bowes QC

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Work 020 7353 6381
Email:
Outer Temple Chambers (Chambers of Michael Bowes QC, Christopher Gibson QC and Andrew S)

Position

Michael specialises in complex financial services work, financial crime and civil fraud, both in the UK and abroad. He acts for corporate and individual clients in major international and UK investigations and for the SFO, FCA, OFT and Lloyd's of London. He successfully prosecuted the FSA's first insider dealing case, and has prosecuted several insider dealing cases subsequently. He is instructed in the current LIBOR and FOREX investigations on behalf of a major financial institution and in several substantial cross-border corruption investigations. He receives instructions to advise overseas financial regulators and is instructed in overseas cases as an expert in English law. He has a very strong reputation for successfully leading large case teams.

Career

Called 1980; silk 2001; deputy High Court judge; recorder; bencher (Middle Temple); joint Head of Chambers; trustee Transparency International UK. Michael is asked to speak at seminars on all topics relating to financial crime and financial services. He is a contributing author to 'Lisack and Horlick on Bribery' (2nd edition 2014) and was contributing author to the Lexis Nexis financial services book 'Financial Services Law & Regulation'. He is a member of the editorial board of Blackstone's Criminal Practice.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Silks

Michael Bowes QC - Outer Temple ChambersA top choice for civil and criminal banking matters.

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Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

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Michael Bowes QC - Outer Temple ChambersA top-drawer barrister; he combines an approachable demeanour with a strong intellect.

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Financial services regulation

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Michael Bowes QC - Outer Temple ChambersExtremely knowledgeable and very credible.

Within: Financial services regulation

Outer Temple Chambers has some excellent barristers, many of whom, including Michael Bowes QC, work in the cross-section between criminal, civil and regulatory law. Members have strong expertise advising on domestic and global regulatory investigations, both for and against the regulators.

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