Samantha Riggs > 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 Offices
25 Bedford Row
- Go to...
Established leading junior advising and defending corporate and individual defendants in complex fraud, regulatory investigations and prosecutions. Extensive experience in environmental crime with particular expertise in waste management/environmental permitting / water / statutory nuisance. Often advises pre-charge, is accustomed to taking a pro-active approach at the outset of proceedings, is skilled in taking pre-trial challenges including legality of search warrants, abuse of process and technical issues arising from the Environmental Regulations. Experienced in restraint, confiscation and enforcement receivership acting on behalf of defendants and interested third parties. Civil background and experienced in appeals in the VAT Tribunal, before PINs on permit appeals and civil enforcement by the Environment Agency in the High Court. Other regulatory work includes health and safety, food safety, trading standards. Experienced in judicial review. A team player who inspires confidence and described as “a fierce and fearless barrister whom it is good to have on your side”. Incredibly hard working, with an eye for detail, great tactician and her technical understanding is simply outstanding. Experienced in working with experts.
UKELA, CIWM, Private Prosecutors’ Association, POCLA, ARDL, FSLA, CBA Female Fraud Forum.
University of London BA (Hons) History 1994; City University Diploma In Law 1995.