Benjamin Burge > Chambers of David Josse KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of David Josse KC
5 St Andrews Hill
LONDON
EC4V 5BZ
England
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Work Department

Ben is a criminal practitioner, who is regularly instructed as junior counsel in serious fraud, financial and general crime matters.

Position

Ben is a criminal practitioner. In recent years, he has developed a practice in the areas of serious and complex fraud, money laundering and business crime. He is frequently instructed as led junior counsel in lengthy, multi-defendant cases in the Crown Court including homicide.

He is currently acting as disclosure counsel in a large money-laundering investigation.

In 2018 he acted as part of an international team representing a former London based foreign exchange trader who was charged, by the US Department of Justice, with conspiring to manipulate the global foreign exchange markets. The trader was acquitted following a trial in the Southern District of New York.

Ben was seconded to the National Crime Agency in 2016 to act as part of an independent panel of counsel reviewing the processes, procedures and compliance of search warrants and production orders obtained in their ongoing investigations.

Career

  • CPS General Crime Panel – Level 3.
  • CPS Specialist Fraud Panel – Level 2.
  • CPS Specialist Serious Crime Panel – Level 2.
  • GDC list.

Memberships

    • Criminal Bar Association.
    • Young Fraud Lawyers Association.
    • Kent Bar Mess.

Education

  • Pupillage, Walnut House Chambers in Exeter.
  • Bar Professional Training Course, City Law School (Very Competent).
  • Law Degree, King’s College London (First Class Honours).

Prizes:

  • Sir Francis Jacobs Prize for EC Law (2008).
  • Inner Temple Exhibition.