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Exchange Chambers

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC

ONE DERBY SQUARE, LIVERPOOL, L2 9XX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0151 236 7747
Fax:
Fax 0151 236 3433
DX:
14207 LIVERPOOL
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk
Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester
Exchange Chambers (Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC), Rupert Bowers QC, Liverpool, ENGLAND

Rupert Bowers QC

Tel:
Work 0845 300 7747
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk/people/rupert-bowers-qc/
Exchange Chambers (Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC)

Work Department

Criminal

Position

Rupert is a Door Tenant at Exchange Chambers.

Rupert maintains a broad practice undertaking business and financial crime and extradition with expertise in ancillary matters associated with criminal investigations. He places particular emphasis on challenging search warrants, cash seizures, restraint and freezing orders, and arrest and detention.

Rupert also practices in sports regulation and discipline which has included cases before the court of Arbitration for Sport. Those he has represented include Harry Redknapp, James Tomkins, Jermain Defoe, Ben Thatcher, Bradley Wright-Phillips, Steve Cotterill, Emily Sarsfield, World in Motion Ltd., M&C Saatchi Merlin, and he recently drafted the disciplinary procedure for the British Association of Snowsports Instructors.

Recent and current cases include defending Lord Hanningfield who was charged with fraudulently claiming parliamentary expenses, representing George Galloway in a challenge brought before the Investigatory Powers Tribunal in relation to the interception of parliamentarians’ communications and the Wilson doctrine, successfully representing a major futures trading company in relation to the unlawful freezing of over $3 million of their funds (R(Merida Oil Traders Ltd and others v Central Criminal Court [2017] EWHC 747 (Admin)), and representing two lawyers subject to a police search operation in judicial review proceedings challenge the issue and execution of the search warrants. 

Career

Called 1995; Silk, 2005

Member

Criminal Bar Association

Education

• Inns of Court School of Law
•College of Law
•University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
•Oundle School

Leisure

Rupert enjoys mountaineering, skiing, mountain and road biking.

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