Faras Baloch > Red Lion Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Position

Faras Baloch is a specialist in the most serious cases of Business Crime & Fraud, Money Laundering & Proceeds of Crime, Financial Services Regulation & Professional Discipline matters.

He acts for and against companies and senior professionals accused of serious financial misconduct. He has also advised in internal investigations relating to financial misconduct by major financial institutions and breaches of international Sanctions.

He lectures nationally and internationally on topics including the Bribery Act, Common Reporting Standard and the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Career

Year of call: 2003

Inn: Middle Temple

SFO (A Panel)

SFO Proceeds of Crime (A Panel)

CPS Panel Advocate (Grade 4, highest level)

CPS Specialist Fraud Panel Advocate (Grade 4, highest level)

Publications:

‘Man or Machine – the potential role of artificial intelligence in disclosure and privilege review’, New Law Journal, p19-20, 18th February 2022 [link to article]

Languages

Urdu (native), German (basic)

Memberships

CBA

Middle Temple

South Eastern Circuit

Education

Eltham College University of Nottingham 2.1

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Faras Baloch – Red Lion Chambers ‘Faras is a highly accomplished senior junior: very clever, exceptionally hard-working, a polished advocate calm and courteous in manner but also tough and tenacious.’

London Bar > Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

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