Corporate and Financial Crime News

QEB Hollis Whiteman has been shortlisted for: Chambers High Net Worth Awards 2021 - UK Set of the Year

We are delighted to announce that  QEB Hollis Whiteman has been shortlisted to be named as a finalist at the  Chambers High Net Worth Awards 2021. QEB Hollis Whiteman has been shortlisted for:  UK Set of the Year. These Award nominations...

QEB Hollis Whiteman Recognised by Chambers & Partners Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals

Chambers and Partners released their rankings for Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals today and QEB Hollis Whiteman and its members are acknowledged as leaders in the field. Chambers is ranked as Band 1 with sources describing us as "a set...

Claims Management Company Obtains Authorisation. Jason Mansell defends.

Jason Mansell was instructed by Jill Lorimer of Kingsley Napley LLP to advise a claims management company in respect of its application for authorisation. When instructed initially the FCA had invited the firm to withdraw its application or enter into a...

Webinar "The Serco Trial: What Went Wrong?" available to download

QEB Hollis Whiteman, Hickman & Rose and Peters & Peters hosted a webinar - The Serco Trial: What Went Wrong? In the webinar, the defence lawyers in the Serco prosecution considered the factors which led to the collapse of the case. Adrian...

Mark Ellison QC stands down as Head of Chambers. Adrian Darbishire QC and Selva Ramasamy QC elected to replace him as joint Heads of Chambers.

  After leading Chambers for 10 very successful years, Mark Ellison QC will be standing down as Head of Chambers on 30 April 2021.  We are extremely grateful for everything  Mark Ellison QC  has done for us over his two five-year...

Sir David Calvert Smith writes report on the influence that the United Arab Emirates has over International Policing Body, Interpol and ways forward for reform.

Sir David has written the report UNDUE INFLUENCE: THE UAE AND INTERPOL.  It was released today. Former Director of Public Prosecutions, Sir David Calvert-Smith was commissioned to write a report on the influence that the United Arab...

P2P lender obtains authorisation following a contested hearing before the RDC. Jason Mansell and Tom Broomfield act for the lender.

Jason Mansell and Tom Broomfield acted for a P2P lender whose application for authorisation had been refused by the FCA.  The initial decision was successfully reversed. Following a contested hearing before the FCA’s Regulatory Decisions...

Alexandra Felix formally appointed QC

We are delighted that Alexandra Felix has formally taken Silk today.  The ceremony at Westminster Hall before the Lord Chancellor would normally have taken place on this day but it has been postponed due to the global pandemic. ...

The Lawyer & Deripaska v Chernukhin: William Boyce QC and Karen Robinson write about their recent experience of a private prosecution for Briefings in The Lawyer

William Boyce QC and Karen Robinson have written in The Lawyer about their recent experience of private prosecution in the case of  Deripaska v Chernukhin and R (on the application of Deripaska) v DPP [2020]. Bill and Karen consider the...

Alexandra Felix to be appointed Queen's Counsel

We are delighted to announce that the Queen has approved the Lord Chancellor’s recommendation that Alexandra Felix should be appointed one of Her Majesty’s Counsel. Newly appointed Queen’s Counsel will make their declaration in 2021. ...

SFO enters into DPA with Airline Services Limited. Crispin Aylett QC and Rachna Gokani represent the SFO.

The Serious Fraud Office has reached a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with Airline Services Limited (ASL). The DPA was given final approval by Mrs Justice May at a public hearing at Southwark Crown Court, sitting at the Royal Courts of Justice,...

William Boyce QC Awarded Barrister of the Week by The Lawyer

We are delighted that The Lawyer Magazine has decided to award  William Boyce QC with Barrister of the Week. William Boyce QC's full interview can be accesssed here ....
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