Bankside Law is a boutique London Firm who through proactive and effective representation protect and advance the rights and interests of both individuals and corporate entities when faced with investigation or proceedings. We have extensive experience and pride ourselves on representing professionals in trouble, often with the benefit of legal expenses insurance as we are on various defence insurers’ panels.
Professional Disciplinary Lawyers
We have over the years regularly defended professionals before their diciplinary and regulatory bodies. We have defended Doctors in a variety of roles including proceedings brought by the General Medical Council (GMC), before the Medical Professions Tribunal Service (MPTS), Coroners Courts, Internal Trust (NHS) Disciplinary or Deanery proceedings together with Criminal Investigations or Prosecutions. We also represent Chiropractors before the General Chiropractic Council (GCC), Osteopaths before the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), Dentists before the General Dental Council (GDC), Nurses before the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), other Health Professionals before the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and Solicitors before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT). Our experience is invaluable for any professional in trouble with their regulators
We act for Bankers, Traders, Accountants and Financial Advisers facing proceedings brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA formerly the FSA). These have included one of the biggest Insider Dealing Prosecutions brought by FCA to date and significant involvement in the recent LIBOR and FOREX investigations. We also advise on Health & Safety matters.
Fraud, White Collar and Business Crime Lawyers
We have acted in many of the UK’s high profile cases involving serious and complex fraud. We have particular expertise in representing senior company officials in large scale multi-national conspiracy investigations brought by the Serious Fraud Office, HM Customs & Excise, Crown Prosecution Service and represented individuals on major bribery and corruption investigations both in the UK and abroad. This includes complex Insider Dealing, Money Laundering and Confiscation investigations.
Serious Crime Lawyers
Our Solicitors are widely experienced in all aspects of Criminal Law and have advised and represented in many high profile cases over the years. This has included but is not limited to Murder, Manslaughter, Sexual Assault, Internet Crime, Arson, Robbery, Theft, False Accounting and Drugs Offences. We pride ourselves in our success rate and the ability to explore every conceivable avenue, which on many occasions has resulted in charges not being laid or withdrawn. Should however the matter proceed to Court, clients can be assured that they will be vigorously defended. We have also acted in a number of extradition cases and also advised and represented clients following Mutual Assistance Requests from Governments abroad.
Bankside Law Ltd is a limited company registered at Companies House under number 04190620. We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under SRA No.00345348.