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Founded by Jonathan Fisher QC, one of the UK's leading barristers in white collar crime cases, Bright Line Law is a barrister law firm providing expert specialist advisory, advocacy, litigation, policy and strategic services. Bright Line Law is authorised by the Bar Standards Board.

Russell Hopkins quoted on new government measures against financial crime

The announcement of the UK government’s new task force designed to combat financial crime was discussed in an article in on 14 January 2019. The UK Economic Crime Strategic Board will comprise representatives from some of the major UK banks, as well as lawyers, accountants and estate agents....
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Bright Line Law’s Russell Hopkins published in The Times

The Times has today published an article written by Russell Hopkins titled “Where do you choose to right international wrongs?” The article highlights recent developments on jurisdiction for overseas wrongdoing. Russell discusses cases which are set to be pivotal decisions on overseas jurisdiction for international criminal and tortious liability....
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Bright Line Law Wins Two Accolades

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Bright Line Law is pleased to announce that – It has been selected by Global Law Experts as the UK Global Law Expert in Business Crime for 2019. Since 2010, Global Law Experts presents that its annual awards have been celebrating excellence, innovation and performance across the legal communities...
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Jonathan Fisher QC quoted in Washington Post on UWOs

On 14th December 2018 the Washington Post published an extensive article under the headline “To combat dirty money, Britain asks: How did you pay for that mansion?” on the use of unexplained wealth orders in the UK in relation to the recent case of Ms Hajiyeva. When asked about...
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Publication of Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford’s book on The Criminal Finances Act 2017

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Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford are pleased to announce the publication of their latest book, “The Criminal Finances Act 2017”. The book is available now, and provides commentary on the Act which has introduced some of the most radical changes to tackle criminally obtained assets. It offers fascinating...
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