Simon Pentol 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

Simon has been a much sought-after leader for many years in all aspects of complex, substantial and difficult cases on behalf of individual and corporate clients across all disciplines of privately and publically funded work both pre-charge and at trial. He is vastly experienced in the conduct of a broad spectrum of complex ‘white collar’| fraud |anti-bribery/corruption |regulatory work including sports commerce and discipline. His courtroom flair, tactical prowess & inventive thinking make him the first choice of many professional and lay clients. Recently he successfully defended a former director of the international freight-forwarders FH Bertling on 2 charges of large-scale corporate bribery in the SFO prosecution Op. Jasmine. He is currently retained in a high-profile boxing governance matter and is advising pre-charge in a business fraud.

Career

Called 1982.

Memberships

Member of the Fraud Lawyers’ Association (FLA). Has for many years taken plenary sessions at the International Symposium on Economic Crime, Cambridge University.

Long-standing board member of British Association for Sport & Law (BASL), author of corporate crime articles for BASL Yearbook and lecturer for the DMU/BASL Post-Graduate sports law course.

Education

LLB Hons (2:1).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(2019 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Simon Pentol QC25 Bedford RowA tour de force advocate. He is excellent at delivering complex nuanced points to the jury in a way that they can understand. He is a fearless persuasive advocate. His case preparation is all consuming. He hones in on the key parts of the evidence and doesn’t get lost in the menagerie of voluminous case papers.

London Bar > Crime

(2019 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Simon Pentol QC25 Bedford RowA magician who wins the most difficult cases. Clients love him, jurors love him. He is fearless; a masterful tactician. He cuts straight to the nitty gritty of a case.