BCL Solicitors LLP is a market leading firm specialising in domestic and international corporate and financial crime, tax investigations and litigation, financial regulatory enforcement, corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences, disciplinary proceedings, serious and general crime, as well as the associated areas of anti-money laundering and anti-corruption compliance and risk management. BCL is renowned for its expertise in representing individuals and corporations affected by criminal or regulatory investigations and prosecutions in the areas described below. Its lawyers are a unique blend of litigators and advocates drawn from specialist criminal law firms and barristers’ chambers, commercial law firms, key positions in the main prosecuting authorities and the Government Legal Service. They provide discreet, effective and expert advice to senior executives, corporations, governments, public bodies, public figures and high profile / high net worth individuals.
BCL has one of the largest and most experienced corporate and financial crime teams in the UK and has been instructed in most of the significant cases involving the SFO, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the FCA and the Competitions & Markets Authority (formerly the OFT). Its experience in dealing with investigating authorities also means BCL is often engaged by commercial organisations to conduct internal investigations into suspected corporate and financial crime. Its work is increasingly international, reflecting the globalisation of the investigation and prosecution of corporate and financial crime, and BCL is frequently instructed to project manage multi-jurisdictional criminal and ancillary civil litigation in liaison with local law firms in the jurisdictions concerned. The international nature of BCL’s work also means that it has considerable experience in the associated areas of extradition (often for prominent businesspersons where there is a political aspect to the proceedings), international mutual legal assistance and in challenges to Interpol.
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London WC2A 3LZ
Tel: +44 20 7430 2277
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