Mr Cameron Brown QC > Red Lion Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Red Lion Chambers
Red Lion Chambers
18 RED LION COURT
LONDON
EC4A 3EB
England

Position

Cameron specialises in the most serious fraud, corruption and Company Act cases.

Recognised in the Legal 500, he is known for his down to earth approach to clients, detailed case preparation and targeted, fearless cross examination.

He is regularly instructed in such cases by private individuals and major corporate clients, to appear in court or an advisory basis, who appreciate his tactical approach, commitment to clients and commercial judgement. He has considerable knowledge and experience of compliance issues, internal investigations by the leading prosecuting and other regulatory agencies, corporate criminal liability and Deferred Prosecution Agreements. He has appeared in a number of cases involving complex market frauds, international corruption and legal professional privilege issues. He has specialist knowledge of disclosure issues and restraint/ confiscation applications arising in financial crime investigations/ prosecutions.

His experience and approach led to a number of notable appointments prior to taking silk, including Standing Counsel to the Insolvency Service and a member of the ‘A’ Panel for the Serious Fraud Office. He has acted for the FCA in a number of their cases. He conducted a number of major cases for those agencies, frequently as leading Junior.

Cameron is well placed to advise on the latest developments in white collar crime, having appeared regularly and recently at the Court of Appeal, including in a number of leading authorities relating to money laundering and confiscation. He has previously contributed to Lexis/ Nexis in relation to fraud offences and lectured to Police Forces, Government Departments and Law firms on topics ranging from the FCA to Police Disciplinary Powers.

Cameron sits part time as a Judge in a number of regulatory disciplines and is thus well placed to assess cases from a judicial standpoint. This includes sitting as an independent judge for the Met, City of London Police and Ministry of Defence Police. He also sits as judge for England Golf and the Lawn Tennis Association, in relation to their disciplinary and safeguarding cases, and is familiar with many of the issues arising in sports litigation.

Cameron is able to accept cases through direct access and is GDPR accredited. Cameron is an associate member of St Pauls Chambers, Leeds.

Career

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Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) for Police Misconduct Hearings (Metropolitan, City of London, Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police) (2018 – Current)

Legal Assessor – Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)  (2018 – Current)

England Golf Disciplinary Panel Chair (2017 – Current)

Standing Counsel to the Insolvency Service (2017 – Current)

‘A’ List for SFO Prosecution Panel & Proceeds of Crime Panel (2013 – Current)

Appointed to the Fraud and Serious Crime Group Panels at Level 4 (2013 – Current)

Appointed to the CPS Advocate Panel at Level 4 (2013 – Current)

Appointed to the List of Advocates Prosecuting on behalf of HSE, ORR and the Environment Agency (2012 – Current) Appointed SFO Counsel (2009)

Chair of the Scrutiny Committee, Sevenoaks District Council (2015 – Current)

Member of the Planning Committee, Sevenoaks District Council (2015 – Current)

District Councillor, Sevenoaks District Council (2007 – Current)

Appointed to the Attorney General’s list of Prosecuting Advocates (2006 and 2002)

Memberships

Associate Member – St Paul’s Chambers, Leeds

Fraud Lawyers Association – Former Committee Member

Criminal Bar Association

Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)

Education

St Peter’s College, Oxford University – 1993 – 1996 (BA and MA – Jurisprudence – Upper Second)

Inns of Court School of Law – 1997 – 1998 – ‘Very Competent’

Inner Temple Neville Laski QC scholar

University of Toledo Law School, Foreign Intern

Appointed a member of the New York Bar –  1999

Qualified to accept instructions through direct access

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(2020 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Cameron Brown QCRed Lion ChambersA superb advocate who is calm, strategic and a formidable opponent.

A strong set, with particularly good silks’ Red Lion Chambers‘ members have been kept particularly busy handling private prosecution work; in this space, Gillian Jones QC continues to act in a long-running private prosecution concerning alleged international property fraud and forgery of company documents. In recent news for the set, March 2020 saw Cameron Brown QC elevated to silk, while Tim Godfrey was appointed to the district bench. Solicitors praise the set for its training programmes which ‘are delivered to a high standard on complex legal issues‘.

London Bar > Set overviews: England and Wales

Red Lion Chambers continues to prosecute and defend in some of the most serious criminal cases, covering all manners of offences in London elsewhere from both London chambers and an office in Chelmsford. Allison Clare  and Cameron Brown  are 2020 silk appointments. The set has formed RL Consulting, a separate entity which adds policy and internal investigation expertise both from former members of chambers and other luminaries including as former High Court judge Dame Linda Dobbs and former Metropolitan Police anti-terror specialist Sir Mark Rowley.

Regional Bar > Set overviews: England and Wales

Red Lion Chambers continues to prosecute and defend in some of the most serious criminal cases, covering all manners of offences in London elsewhere from both London chambers and an office in Chelmsford. Allison Clare  and Cameron Brown  are 2020 silk appointments. The set has formed RL Consulting, a separate entity which adds policy and internal investigation expertise both from former members of chambers and other luminaries including as former High Court judge Dame Linda Dobbs and former Metropolitan Police anti-terror specialist Sir Mark Rowley.