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33 Chancery Lane
33 Chancery Lane
LONDON
WC2A 1EN
England
Barry Stancombe photo

Position

Specialist in asset recovery and proceeds of crime particularly in the areas of restraint, receivership, confiscation and insolvency. A commercial litigator whose practice encompasses complex and high value cases: civil fraud litigation; asset recovery; civil recovery; bribery; corruption; insolvency; fraud; and money laundering. Acts for Liquidators intervening in POCA cases. Recent cases include advising the former Director (Aviation) in the now abandoned Rolls Royce criminal corruption investigation; acting for the SFO as restraint Counsel in several major fraud/corruption Operations; obtaining the SFO’s first account freezing order in the sum of £1.4M; advising the SFO on obtaining external POCA orders for the Indian Government); acting for the FCA as confiscation Counsel in insider trading and boiler room fraud cases; and being heavily engaged in management receivership proceedings involving property portfolios/assets in excess of £100m. Recent High Court actions have included: successfully setting aside a summary judgment recovery order in civil recovery proceedings and thereafter successfully settling all the claims; banking frauds; and theft employee frauds. Regularly instructed on behalf of court appointed management and enforcement receivers in high value receiverships. International work has included acting for Attorney General of the Turks & Caicos Islands in civil proceedings. Barry acts for the following prosecution agencies: SFO and the FCA.

Career

Year of Call: 1983 (Gray’s Inn). SFO A Panel (Proceeds of Crime).

Memberships

Proceeds of Crime Lawyers’ Association; R3; London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Barry Stancombe33 Chancery LaneAn accomplished advocate with first-rate analytical skills.