Corporate Crime

Russell Hopkins
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Bright Line Law in c.$5 billion Brazilian dam collapse case
On Tuesday 7 May 2019, Particulars of Claim were served on BHP in London stemming from Brazil’s worst ever environmental disaster – the collapse in 2015 of the Fundão tailings dam at an iron ore mine in Mariana. The multi-billion...
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Dubai Financial Services Authority
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Appeal victory in Dubai
Jonathan Fisher QC has successfully led the legal team for Nest Investments in their appeal against a decision refusing to join a party to civil proceedings in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts. In a landmark decision, the DIFC...
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Anita Clifford and Jonathan Fisher Qc
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BLL Secures Acquittal in Fraud Trial
BLL’s Lead Counsel, Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford, BLL’s Principal Associate, Barrister, secured the acquittal of the first defendant in a serious banking fraud trial at Inner London Crown Court yesterday. The trial lasted 8 days and involved one of the UK’s...
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BLL_in_Nairobi
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Bright Line Law in Nairobi
On 5th and 6th November 2018, Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford led sessions at the NEPAD regional dialogue event held at the Savoy Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The dialogue event in Nairobi was entitled 'Contract Negotiation and Fiscal Policies in the Extractive Industries'. Jonathan...
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Jonathan Fisher QC
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Jonathan Fisher QC ranked in Chambers & Partners Directory 2019
Jonathan Fisher QC is ranked in the 2019 edition of the Chambers & Partners Bar Directory in five areas of practice: POCA Work and Asset Forfeiture, Financial Crime, Financial Crime: Corporates, Financial Services and Tax. Jonathan is ranked in Band 1...
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Anita Clifford
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Anita Clifford published in the Criminal Law Review
Anita Clifford, Barrister and Senior Associate, has published a piece in this month’s Criminal Law Review. Co-authored with Natasha Reurts, the piece explores the perceived divergence in the legislative approach to modern slavery and human rights violations, and financial crime...
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The Law society Gazette
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WCCC law reform idea featured in Law Society Gazette
On 14 May 2018, the Law Society Gazette shone a spotlight on the current state of fraud enforcement in England & Wales. Its feature 'Scam Busters' noted the growing demand for specialist fraud lawyers and recent developments in the area...
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