Tom Doble > Chambers of Adrian Darbishire KC and Selva Ramasamy KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adrian Darbishire KC and Selva Ramasamy KC
QEB Hollis Whiteman
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Tom specialises in fraud, financial and business crime. He has considerable experience in the conduct of serious and complex cases, including allegations of conspiracy to defraud, sanctions offences and corruption. He is meticulous, creative and tactically astute. Tom currently acts for the former Managing Director of Tesco in proceedings for fraud and false accounting, and recently represented Ryan Reich, a former Barclays swaps trader, who was acquitted of conspiracy to defraud concerning the alleged manipulation of LIBOR. Tom has experience in cases with a multi-jurisdictional aspect, and advises both individuals and companies on a range of criminal and quasi-criminal matters. He currently acts for a pharmaceutical company in judicial review proceedings arising from an international investigation into the alleged supply of counterfeit and unlicensed drugs. He regularly deals with restraint, confiscation and related proceedings, recently securing the recovery of over £4 million for an interested party Tom also prosecutes and defends in health and safety cases, recently acting for the prosecution in proceedings against a construction company charged with corporate manslaughter. He has a strong general crime practice and appears in a range of disciplinary tribunals.



BA (Hons) (first class), Dip Law (distinction), BPTC (outstanding), Queen Mother scholarship (Middle Temple)


Criminal Bar Association, Young Fraud Lawyers’ Association, Health and Safety Lawyers’ Association.


BPTC (Outstanding), City Law School; Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction), City Law School; BA Hons History (First Class), Durham University.

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Tom DobleQEB Hollis WhitemanA star junior counsel punching well above his call. He is a great strategist with a first class legal brain, has superb drafting skills that you rarely see at the criminal Bar and a huge capacity for hard work. One of the very best juniors, he stands head and shoulders above most of his peers.