Restraint & Civil Recovery

Our specialist Business Crime & Fraud barristers deal regularly with restraint confiscation, civil recovery and cash forfeiture cases, as well as the civil recovery of property and cash.

With an enviable reputation both domestically and internationally, for our Business Crime & Fraud expertise, restraint, civil recovery and confiscation is an area of particular strength for members of Red Lion Chambers. This includes Unexplained Wealth Orders, which can lead to civil recovery and confiscation cases.

Red Lion Chambers’ restraint, civil recovery and confiscation barristers have built up considerable experience in complicated confiscation proceedings as well as the associated elements of the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA). Acting for both prosecution and defence, barristers are familiar with the challenges of calculating a person’s benefit from criminal conduct in a wide range of cases.

Our experience and expertise in dealing with complex Fraud, extensive data-heavy evidence, unusual financial structures, accountancy, financial and computer experts assists in grappling with the complex factual issues which can arise in some confiscations. We are well-accustomed to handling and reviewing extensive digital material.

Our restraint, civil recovery and confiscation expertise includes: