Richard Fisher is a recognised specialist in cases involving serious organised crime and in proceeds of crime related litigation.
Richard is instructed as sole, led and leading junior in cases of serious and complex general crime and he has a particular specialism in cases involving allegations of fraud, cheat, money laundering and where the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 is engaged to restrain, recover, forfeit or confiscate assets alleged to have been generated by criminal conduct. Richard’s practice encompasses advising clients before any criminal proceedings have commenced, representing those persons who have been charged with criminal offences, acting for individuals affected by the various forms of civil recovery litigation, advising third parties affected by asset recovery measures and assisting those seeking to appeal against convictions and sentences.
Richard is currently listed as a Leading Junior in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners Directory. He has been described as “noted”, “Proceeds of Crime Act guru” and “is a very solid advocate and is excellent with clients.”
Richard is co author of Blackstones Guide to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, 4th ed, published by Oxford University Press. As a reflection of the book’s ongoing success a fifth edition has been commissioned for publication in 2013. Richard has written articles that have been published in Archbold News and the Solicitor’s Journal and he has contributed to LexisNexis UK Human Rights Updater service and the drafting of consultation papers on behalf of the Criminal Bar Association and Liberty.
Richard is licensed to accept instructions via direct access.
As leading junior:
As led junior:
As junior alone:
University of Bristol. LLB Hons
Inns of Court School of Law
Very basic French
Criminal Bar Association
Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association
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