Chambers 2013: Top Ranked for Crime & Fraud


“The firm is praised for its client care and conscientious case preparation” – Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2013


The 2013 edition of Chambers Guide was published today and Shearman Bowen & Co have once again maintained their high rankings for crime and fraud work.

In the ‘Crime – London’ category, the firm is once again ranked in band 3, putting us in the top 30 firms in London.

The  Guide states “the firm is praised for its client care and conscientious case preparation, and for being a pleasure to work for. It focuses on heavyweight criminal defence and continues to grow along with its reputation”

Mark Bowen is once again highlighted as a “leading individual” and is acclaimed as “affable, savvy and business-minded,” and“really looks after clients.”

In the ‘Fraud – UK’ category, the firm is again ranked in band 4, putting us in the top 30 firms in the UK.

The Guide states: “this London criminal defence boutique is home to some “great lawyers” who are often seen advising in high-profile fraud cases. Enthusiastic sources particularly praise the firm’s work on POCA orders”

Mark Bowen is ranked as  a “leading individual” for fraud work and “is well regarded for his criminal fraud work, which complements his strong criminal defence practice. He frequently defends individuals who are subject to investigation by the FSA, SOCA, SFO and HMRC.   out for the quality of his advice in relation to asset forfeiture and regulatory offences”.


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