George Carter-Stephenson QC > 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
LONDON
WC1R 4HD
England

Living Wage

Position

Highly sought after specialist defence silk with a varied and wide-ranging practice extending over all types of criminal cases and disciplinary proceedings. Extremely experienced in dealing with highly involved and complex cases, including all areas of commercial, corporate and financial crime, incorporating SFO prosecutions and high-value confiscation, asset recovery, restraint proceedings, high value VAT tribunal work, murder and terrorism. Disciplinary and regulatory work includes representing financial and sports professionals.

Career

Called 1975; QC 1998.

Head of Chambers, Head of Fraud and Financial Litigation Group at 25 Bedford Row.

Memberships

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • European Criminal Bar Association
  • Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association (POCLA)
  • Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
  • Fraud Lawyers Association (FLA)
  • Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA)

Education

Leeds (1974 LLB Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

George Carter-Stephenson QC25 Bedford RowA leader in his field. His work ethic is unrivalled and he achieves success in cases which might at first appear hopeless. He has a friendly manner and always places himself on a level with the lay client never appearing haughty or remote. This ensures a harmonious working relationship within the Defence team at all times.

Defence-only chambers 25 Bedford Row is ‘a superb set with a range of barristers equipped to deal with the most complex fraud and serious crime cases‘. Members’ workloads include money laundering, VAT and MTIC frauds, as well as boiler room scams. Recent representative instructions include George Carter-Stephenson QC and Nigel Sangster QC acting in the Operation Surging, a money laundering case concerning the diversion of monies through 14 shell companies as well as issues of excise fraud.

London Bar > Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

George Carter-Stephenson QC25 Bedford RowA giant in his field and absolutely second to none. He combines meticulous and detailed preparation (leaving no stone unturned) with an utterly formidable presence in court. Judges listen to and respect him and he has a fantastic rapport with a jury. He is a joy to watch at work. His work ethic is unrivalled and he achieves success in cases which might at first appear hopeless.

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

George Carter-Stephenson QC25 Bedford RowHe is a giant in his field and absolutely second to none. He combines meticulous and detailed preparation (leaving no stone unturned) with an utterly formidable presence in court. Judges listen to and respect him and he has a fantastic rapport with a jury. He is a joy to watch at work. On those rare occasions where it is necessary to stand upon to a judge, George is the person you want in your corner. He is absolutely first class. A leader in his field.