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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.
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Jonathan Fisher QC in the media

An article written by Jonathan Fisher QC was cited with approval by the Law Commission in its report on the SARs Regime. The report is an in-depth examination of the regime and broadly concludes that its current formulation encourages too many low-quality reports. Part of the report considered the...
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Bright Line Law speak as experts for Council of Europe

Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford travelled to Chisinau, Moldova to speak as experts for the Council of Europe. As part of its “Training for Trainers”, Jonathan and Anita spoke extensively on anti-money laundering laws. Over the two-day event they explored issues including the money laundering cycle, specific vulnerabilities of lawyers in Moldova, the duty to report, customer due diligence and the reconciliation of reporting with professional secrecy. The aim of the training was to enable the lawyers to train their own teams in AML compliance, so Jonathan and Anita used examples and case studies throughout. This event forms part of their work with the Council of Europe as experts on financial crime-related issues.

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Anita Clifford quoted in Moneylaundering.com article

Anita Clifford  has been quoted in a story for moneylaundering.com titled "UK Investigators Eye Permanent Partnership with Private Sector AML Staff" UK officials have suggested that compliance officers from financial institutions should create a platform for both "law enforcement and the private sector to coordinate large-scale actions against money...
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Bright Line Law is recruiting a Barrister Associate

Bright Line Law is seeking a Barrister Associate to join its London office. Salary:  £40-50,000 per annum Contract:  Permanent  Start date:  September 2019 Experience:  PQE 1, PQE 2, PQE 3, PQE 4, PQE 5  Jonathan Fisher QC, one of the UK’s top-rated Queen’s Counsel, requires a barrister associate with...
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Jonathan Fisher QC widely quoted on Overseas Entities Bill

Jonathan Fisher QC’s evidence given at the Joint Committee on the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill has been widely reported. The Draft Bill seeks to increase transparency of land ownership in the UK by creating a publicly accessible register of the beneficial owners of overseas entities purchasing and...
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