Reaching across borders

Bright Line Law’s work has a wide international dimension, in addition to work associated with the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

Advice and legal proceedings
Bright Line Law can advise as specialist practitioners in any case where an issue of English law arises. Typically, these cases involve cross-border transactions, offshore companies and trusts, where issues involving bribery and corruption, tax evasion, money laundering, terrorist financing and breach of economic sanctions have arisen.

Bright Line Law advise foreign individuals and companies on their ability to initiate criminal or civil proceedings in the United Kingdom where there has been criminal wrongdoing. Bright Line Law can also advise foreign individuals and companies involved in disputes before a foreign court or tribunal where the lawful nature of individual or corporate activity has been called into question.

The extent of a parent company’s liability for the actions of a subsidiary company, an agent or a joint venture partner is rapidly developing in English law.

In addition, Bright Line Law advises in cases involving international mutual assistance in criminal, civil and regulatory matters.

Bright Line Law works with international and local law firms, individuals, family offices, corporations, regulators and professional lay clients.

Consultancy and dialogue
Bright Line Law works with international organisations such as the Council of Europe, the Academy of European Law, and the African Union to provide consultancy, dialogue and professional training services to judges and prosecutors as well as in-house and external lawyers representing individuals and companies, in the areas of bribery and corruption, money laundering, tax evasion and combatting organised crime.

Middle East
Bright Line Law has a demonstrated focus on clients in the Middle East, especially those based in, or with a connection to, Dubai.

Bright Line Law has direct experience of litigating in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Court, Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford are both registered DIFC practitioners. Bright Line Law may be instructed to act as counsel as well as co-counsel with international and local firms in proceedings in the DIFC.

If you would like to discuss availability, please contact Bright Line Law by email or telephone +44 (0)20 3709 9470.Email