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David Janes

David Janes LLB

a very good legal brain ... he can come up with novel and ingenious ideas that others don't spotChambers and Partners

David is exceptionally highly regarded in the profession and one of the leading and most experienced criminal lawyers. He is considered to be ‘a brilliant tactician’ and has been involved in a number of the highest profile cases and leading authorities. David is continuously highly ranked in Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.

David has an unrivalled reputation in the field of serious and complex fraud and cases involving direct and indirect taxation. He has successfully represented clients in the most complex and difficult of cases many of which have attracted national media interest – such as his client’s acquittal in the Libor case.

He also specialises in defending allegations of bribery and corruption, alleged corporate offences, and all aspects relating to the proceeds of crime. He is experienced in regulatory matters and civil recovery.

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Professional Memberships:

  • Fraud Lawyers Association
  • Fraud Advisory Panel
  • Howard League


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We are there when you need us. Available seven days a week, you can call us on our out-of-hours service number on 07789 622 430.

High quality niche practice punching above our weight
The Legal 500