Osman Osman > Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC
25 Bedford Row

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Osman is a highly sought after leading junior. He has developed an enviable practice in business crime and holds specialisation in Proceeds of Crime and asset recovery. He is regularly instructed in complex PCA proceedings, section 10(A) and interested party applications, as well as proceedings relating to corporates seeking asset recovery and variation of freezing orders.

He regularly represents corporations facing complex proceeds of crime proceedings as a consequence of regulatory offending. Osman has 20 years’ experience defending in complex criminal cases both here and abroad.

He has acted as external counsel to AXAI on anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance; specialising in advising on third party agreements and joint-venture agreements, both within the insurance and sub-soil sector. 

Osman has unrivalled expertise in defending in complex Town and Country Planning Act (TCPA) licence and HMO cases and of challenging the related POCA proceedings.

In business crime Osman has defended in corporate fraud cases, representing directors as well as legal professionals. He was counsel defence counsel for the first defendant in Gibraltar’s longest and most complex fraud case involving allegation of misuse of offshore trust funds.

Osman is known for his tenacity and hard work ethic ensuring both lay and professional client receive a total all round service.  


Osman is an advance advocacy trainer and assessor at Inner Temple. He is also specialist counsel in the cross-examination of vulnerable witnesses.


Turkish (bilingual), Spanish.


Member of the Gibraltar Bar; Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA); Fraud Lawyers Association (FLA); Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL); Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association (PCLA); Criminal Bar Association (CBA).


Football; flamenco dancing; Cypriot folk music.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Osman Osman – 25 Bedford Row ‘Osman is very strong in putting the client first, listening to them and showing empathy and compassion. This breeds trust and confidence. He is determined and fearless in court, showing courage in taking and leading difficult but justified arguments/submissions.

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Osman Osman25 Bedford RowHe is a fighter, who will not give up on his client in any circumstances. He is exceptionally hard-working and fearless in the face of challenge from his opponent or from the bench. He combines this tenacity in court with an easy-going charm and kindness to all out of court.