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

Living Wage
LONDON, WC1R 4HD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7067 1500
Fax:
Fax 020 7067 1507
DX:
1043 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.25bedfordrow.com

Adrian Eissa

Tel:
Work 020 7067 1500
Email:
Web:
www.25bedfordrow.com/
25 Bedford Row (Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC)

Position

Adrian is regularly instructed in a wide variety of serious and complex crime including major fraud. His fraud practice includes: insider trading, money laundering, copyright and trading standards, mortgage fraud, fraudulent trading, land banking fraud, other boiler room fraud, Ponzi schemes, VAT and MTIC fraud, Companies Act offences. Adrian is experienced in representing both defendants and third parties affected by confiscation proceedings, as well as cash seizures and civil recovery proceedings under Part V POCA. Adrian also has extensive experience in all other areas of criminal defence ranging from murder, sexual offences, major drugs cases, through to motoring offences. Adrian is experienced in Financial Regulatory work, copyright and trading standards, Health and Safety, Environmental and Housing, representing both companies and individuals accused of serious breaches.

Career

Qualified 1988. Appointed a recorder of the Crown Court in 2012. Author of the ‘Confiscation Law Handbook’ published 2011 Bloomsbury Professional 2011 and 'Fraud ; A Practitioners Handbook' published 2014 Bloomsbury Professional. Editor for fraud, corporate and general crime for Bloomsbury Professional Online. Qualified for direct access. Qualified as a mediator in 2009.

Member

Criminal Bar Association; Fraud Lawyers Association; Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association; Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates.

Education

University of Warwick (LLB 2(1)).


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – 2018 silks

Adrian Eissa QC - 25 Bedford RowVery dependable and approachable, he is a knowledgable advocate too.

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Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – 2018 silks

Adrian Eissa QC - 25 Bedford RowA very charismatic and human jury advocate.

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Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture

Within: Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture – 2018 silks

Adrian Eissa QC - 25 Bedford RowPragmatic and client-focussed, with an enviable knowledge of confiscation law and procedure.

Within: Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture

At 25 Bedford Row, new silk Adrian Eissa QC represents Hüseyin Baybaşin (a Turkish heroin smuggler dubbed ‘Europe’s Pablo Escobar’) as third parties in POCA proceedings against his brother; the CPS alleges that some property is owned by the Baybaşin family but Hüseyin Baybaşin claims are his alone, in a case with challenges of matrimonial and trusts law.

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