Principal, crime (fraud, corporate crime, general crime).
Principal of Bark & Co specialising in white-collar fraud, money laundering, serious crime and commercial fraud. Cases undertaken include: currently involved in a number of high-profile matters, including leading the defence team for R v Nadir. Previous cases include: R v Terrence Adams & ors (money laundering); The Kieron Fallon (horse race fixing) case representing a jockey; the Cheney Pension fraud (the largest theft from a pension fund since Maxwell); an FSA investigation concerning false accounting allegations in a multimillion-pound company; Operation Euripus cases; BAE Systems (corruption claims re £1bn South African contract); R v Harvey (SFO) fraudulent trading; R v Clark (SFO) boiler room fraud; and an HRA investigation into a well-known jockey and trainer.
Trained as a barrister Francis Taylor Building; qualified 1990, Middle Temple; practised at Bar 1990-96; tenant Francis Taylor Building (Chambers of Alan Tyrrall QC); converted to solicitor 1996; partner Bark & Co 1996 to date.
Rugby School; Liverpool University (1986 BA Economics); City University (Dip Law); Bar School.