Asset Forfeiture & Confiscation
With a formidable reputation for prosecuting and defending in serious crime, 187 Fleet Street’s barristers have an enviable reputation as leaders in the field of asset forfeiture and confiscation.
Our clients demand barristers with real legal acumen, an eye for detail and a flair for powerful courtroom advocacy. We are frequently called upon to advise in serious and complex cases involving POCA, money laundering, asset tracing and civil recovery. We have particular expertise in cases with an international dimension.
Chambers draws on a wide pool of specialist asset forfeiture and confiscation barristers. The increased use of civil recovery powers and asset tracing by the state means that cases increasingly require experts in criminal and civil law. 187 Fleet Street are ideally positioned to provide comprehensive, expert advice and advocacy in cases with an asset forfeiture and confiscation dimension.
Our barristers are instructed by the leading prosecution agencies including the Serious Fraud Office and CPS Serious Fraud Group . Our clients also include the Serious and Organised Crime Division of the CPS and HMRC Criminal Investigations. Chambers' specialist Fraud barristers are also instructed by HMRC’s Strategic Litigation and Special Investigations division in civil fraud proceedings.
Chambers' experience means that our barristers at the forefront of defending in serious financial litigation. We are instructed by the top-tier defence solicitors and remain one of the go-to sets of Chambers for asset forfeiture, confiscation and civil recovery barristers. 187 Fleet Street is widely acknowledged as offering unrivalled quality, experience and expertise.
To instruct a barrister or discuss your case further, Chambers has a dedicated clerking team led by our Senior Clerk, John Pyne.