Jason Bartfeld QC
Jason Bartfeld specialist in Criminal Law, Sports Law, Disciplinary Proceedings and Regulatory Law.
Having spent the first 10 years of practice acting predominantly for the prosecution, in the last 10 years Jason has expanded his practice to include a significant volume of defence work at the very highest level. During that time he has been involved in some of the most notable cases tried across the country. In particular, Jason has specialist expertise in cases of homicide, serious/organised violence, fraud and large-scale drug trafficking (including complex confiscation proceedings). He is recognised as an expert in cases involving complex telephone/electronic evidence as well as cases involving complex legal issues of both joint enterprise and bad character.
“Jason is business-like and pragmatic, yet at the same time easy going and approachable, with a talent for cutting to the heart of the issue and a reputation for gaining the very best possible outcome for his clients. The sort of advocate and lawyer that you want on your side.”
Jason Bartfeld QC has been ranked as band 3 for Crime QC in the Legal 500 2022
General Crime, with an emphasis on serious organised crime including complex homicide, modern slavery and large-scale drug importation
Fraud and Financial Crime, including insider trading, bribery, market manipulation, complex money laundering and tax fraud
Proceeds of Crime, including defending both criminal and civil POCA applications
Disciplinary and Regulatory Law, with an emphasis on Sports Law and professional disciplinary panels
Specialist practice in advising on, designing, drafting, operating and auditing anti-bribery / anti-money laundering / anti-slavery policies as required under UK and EU law for corporate bodies
- Criminal Bar Association
- South Eastern Circuit
- Midlands Circuit
- Registered Lawyer under the Football Association Agents Regulations
- Jules Thorn Scholar – Middle Temple
- BA (Hons) in Philosophy & Politics – University of Durham
Jason Bartfeld QC is approved to accept instructions direct from international and UK clients on a direct access basis, without the need for a solicitor intermediary in appropriate cases.