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

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

Strong expertise in Financial Crime, Corporate Crime, Money Laundering, Asset Forfeiture, Fraud, Financial Services, Economic Sanctions, and Tax Evasion cases. Recent Court work includes judicial review of HMRC search warrants and the ENRC v SFO dispute over the application of legal privilege in corporate investigations. Recent advisory work includes cases involving commercial money laundering, source of funds and unexplained wealth order. Advising and representing individuals and companies in criminal and civil courts (High Court, First-tier Tribunal, Upper Tribunal, Crown Court, and the Court of Appeal, Civil and Criminal Divisions). Internationally, giving expert evidence in arbitration hearings and representing investors in Dubai proceedings involving money laundering and terrorist financing. Works with Council of Europe and African Union (International Lawyers Project) on illicit enrichment, corruption, and money laundering projects.

Career

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); Commissioner on the Commission for a UK Bill of Rights, 2010-11; Standing Counsel (Criminal) to Commissioners of Inland Revenue 1991-2003.

Regular contributor to books, professional journals and the media

Memberships

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 > Tax: corporate and VAT/indirect tax

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

Jonathan Fisher QCRed Lion ChambersBoth charming and honest with clients. Quick to grasp a case and incisive in the advice he gives.

London Bar > Proceeds of crime (POCA) and asset forfeiture

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Jonathan Fisher QCRed Lion ChambersA succinct, logical and innovative silk.

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Jonathan Fisher QCRed Lion ChambersHe is tough yet charming advocate, with a compelling courtroom presence that commands judicial respect.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Jonathan Fisher QCRed Lion ChambersHe has an extremely deep knowledge of the law around money laundering and all kinds of financial wrongdoing that straddle criminal and civil fraud law.

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 QC – Red Lion Chambers ‘He is a tough yet charming advocate, with a compelling courtroom presence that commands judicial respect.