Fraud Defense Lawyers London



David Kerner Janes LLB

David has vast experience in all fields of criminal law, with a particular emphasis on direct and indirect taxation issues, money laundering/proceeds of crime including restraint, confiscation and civil recovery proceedings. 

He also an unrivalled reputation in the field of serious fraud and has successfully represented clients in the most high profile and complex of cases and continues to maintain his position as a major player in his field.

 He is regularly a leading lawyer in Chambers and the Legal 500 and  has been acclaimed as having a phenomenal intellect capable of turning cases, and also as a superb tactician. 

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Robert Berg (Higher Courts Advocate)

Robert qualified as a solicitor in 1978 and has specialised in all aspects of criminal law for many years.

He has vast experience in all areas of serious crime, including murder, drug trafficking, sexual crime, armed robbery and fraud.

Robert has rights of audience in the Higher courts and has conducted jury trials and appeared before the Court of Appeal. He has completed a post graduate course in Forensic Medicine.

Robert has represented a number of high profile clients in widely reported cases. He has featured in newspapers, TV and Radio accordingly, particularly in relation to his work for clients on appeals.

Robert is an appointed member of the Law 100 Panel for The Times newspaper.

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Simon Barker LLB

Simon qualified as a solicitor with Janes in 2000 and has specialised in criminal law since that time.

Prior to this he worked as an Examiner in Insolvency at the Office of the Official Receiver in London where he obtained experience in insolvency law, the prosecution of Companies Act and Insolvency Act offences and the disqualification of company directors.

In his time at Janes, Simon has utilised this experience in working mainly on high profile and complex fraud cases and developed his own strong reputation in the field.

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James Mullion BA

James qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and became a partner in 2010.

He has had conduct of a number of complex cases in regulatory and fraud related matters and has developed a strong reputation in his field as a dedicated and conscientious lawyer.

Whilst bringing professionalism and a strong work ethic to any case, James is liked by clients for his dedication and genial style.

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Associate Solicitors

Andrew Gilmore LLB 

Andrew qualified in 2008 having completed his training with Janes.

He previously worked for the Serious Fraud Office and is developing his expertise in all practice areas and building on the considerable case experience he has already accumulated.

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Gareth Hall LLB

Gareth qualified as a solicitor and higher courts advocate in 2015 having trained at a large East London based Legal Aid practice. He has experience in dealing with all manner of criminal matters at all stages of investigation and beyond including murder, serious sexual offences and fraud. Having joined Janes shortly after he qualified, Gareth is developing his experience by working on large scale drug cases as well as complex fraud, an area in which he has a keen interest. 

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Legal Executives


Kim Nihill F.I.C.L.Ex

Kim is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives with impressive and extensive experience representing clients in major criminal prosecutions including murder, serious violent and sexual offences, offences under the Official Secrets Act, large scale drug importation, misconduct in a public office and fraud, as well as international extradition proceedings.  Kim has also successfully defended clients subject to private prosecutions. 

Kim is known for her meticulous case preparation and has a first-rate reputation for achieving excellent results for her clients.

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Victoria Gregory BSc (Hons) LLB F.I.C.L.Ex  

Victoria was called to the Bar in 2007 (Inner Temple) and is a Chartered Legal Executive.

From 2004 she worked in-house for private clients specialising in civil litigation, land law, insolvency and mortgage fraud in connection with the well-known Lexi Holdings litigation.  

Since joining Janes in 2010 she has developed a strong client base in serious and complex fraud, money laundering, worldwide freezing orders and restraint orders, high value confiscation, certificates of inadequacy, cash forfeiture and general crime.

Victoria is on the committee of the Female Fraud Forum, and is a member of the Fraud Advisory Panel and LCCSA.

You can contact Victoria at


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