MKS Head of Advocacy listed in esteemed legal awards

Our Head of Advocacy, Charles Bott KC, has been listed in the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom™, achieving a remarkable 10-year consecutive recognition as a preeminent fraud lawyer.

These recognitions, based on rigorous peer review, are testament to Charles’ outstanding legal skills and achievements in the field of fraud.

Charles Bott KC

Charles is a highly respected advocate who specialises in cases involving serious fraud, money laundering, and revenue evasion.

With his extensive experience in criminal law, civil and commercial law, he has gained recognition as a leading practitioner and authority in civil fraud litigation, asset recovery, civil recovery, and account freeing orders. For the past nine years, he has been consistently ranked as a top silk (Band 1) in Financial Crime by Chambers and Partners.

He combines extensive criminal experience with a background in civil and commercial law and has also become a leading practitioner and recognised authority in the fields of civil fraud litigation, asset recovery, civil recovery and account freeing orders. He has recently several led teams in the private prosecution of serious fraud.

Charles has appeared in more than 90 serious fraud trials in his career including some of the leading cases of recent years and has advised many other clients under investigation. He has represented politicians, solicitors, accountants and prominent figures in the city and insurance markets.

His recent work includes criminal aspects of insider dealing, rate manipulation, cross-jurisdictional asset recovery, market manipulation and anti-competitive trading. He has advised banks and other financial institutions and has drafted asset recovery legislation for overseas territories and advised on the implementation of money laundering and mutual assistance regimes.

Charles frequently contributes articles to Lexis on subjects relating to fraud and financial crime and has written for various other publications.

He regularly speaks to audiences in different parts of the world on subjects relating to fraud, money laundering and international asset recovery.

The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom™ is a distinguished publication that annually identifies and acknowledges the most accomplished legal professionals across various practice areas. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review.

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