Jonathan Fisher QC features in the FT

May 24, 2022
With the imposition of sanctions on Russians businesses and oligarchs following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the UK government has said UK lawyers will now require a special government licence to represent such clients.

Jonathan Fisher QC commenting in the FT said that lawyers should act in the interests of clients who are entitled to legal representation. He said:

“We cannot have a situation where lawyers are reluctant to give advice to individuals, whether or not they have done anything wrong”

Jonathan has particular expertise in the areas of bribery and corruption, economic sanctions, financial services, fraud, money laundering and proceeds of crime, and tax disputes. Much of Jonathan’s work involves cross-border transactions, offshore companies and trusts. He has represented defendants and prosecution authorities in many serious or complex criminal and civil trial.

Read full piece here: [Financial Times]