Mr Jonathan Fisher QC > Red Lion Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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Recognised silk with a strong expertise in Financial Services, Fraud, Proceeds of Crime, Tax, White Collar Crime and Corporate Defence. Recent advisory work includes cases on money laundering, economic sanctions, market abuse, Ponzi and accounting frauds, bribery and corruption, international restraint of assets, tax avoidance & evasion investigations involving LDF and film schemes, Lloyds TSB (Verde) and LIBOR investigations. Recent Court cases include R v Office of the Prime Minister ex parte Wheeler, Wiese v UKBA, HMRC v Curran, Lunn v HMRC, SEC v Manterfield. Advising and representing individuals, companies and Government agencies in High Court, First-tier Tribunal, Upper Tribunal, Crown Court and Appeal cases.


Called 1980; Silk 2003; Chartered Tax Adviser (Fellow); Accredited STEP practitioner; Dubai International Financial Court (registered practitioner); Lloyds Financial Crime Reports (General Editor); London School of Economics (Visiting Professor in Practice); Standing Counsel (Criminal) to the Commissioners of Inland Revenue 1991-2003

Regular contributor to books, professional journals and the media


Administrative Law Bar Association, Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association, Criminal Bar Association, Financial Services Lawyers Association, Fraud Advisory Panel, Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association, Revenue Bar Association, South Eastern Circuit

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Jonathan Fisher QCRed Lion ChambersExtremely experienced in handling cases involving bribery and corruption.

London Bar > Financial services regulation

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Jonathan Fisher QCRed Lion ChambersAccessible, easy to deal with, thoughtful and brave enough to stick his neck out on important points.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Jonathan Fisher QCRed Lion ChambersEspecially esteemed in the field of Proceeds of Crime litigation, both civil and criminal – he always provides sound tactical advice.

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Jonathan Fisher QCRed Lion ChambersHe is particularly good with anxious clients.

London Bar > Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Jonathan Fisher QCRed Lion ChambersHighly regarded for his encyclopaedic knowledge and practical advice.

London Bar > Tax: corporate and VAT/indirect tax

(Tax: corporate - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Jonathan Fisher QCRed Lion ChambersClients value his insight, his practicality and the fact that he is very hands-on, always leading from the front.