Asset Forfeiture & Civil Recovery

"Able and talented barristers"

Legal 500 [2022]

Members of Mountford Chambers have market-leading expertise in all aspects of restraint, confiscation, and forfeiture proceedings. Our barristers routinely advise and appear on behalf of both the claimant and defendant in civil and criminal asset recovery cases.

Mountford Chambers’ team of established and experienced barristers deliver high-quality advice and advocacy across a broad range of asset forfeiture and civil recovery matters, including:

  • Civil injunctions and criminal restraint, both claimant and defendant, including applications to vary and discharge restraint by defendants and third parties
  • Dealing with applications for the appointment of receivers and resisting them
  • Section 10A applications on behalf of third parties with an interest in confiscation proceedings
  • Resisting applications for property freezing injunctions and civil recovery under part 5 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 [POCA]
  • Applying for and resisting Account Freezing and Account Forfeiture Orders [AFO]
  • Unexplained Wealth Orders [UWO]
  • Cross-border investigations and asset tracing, including claims in the KBD and Chancery Divisions of the High Court.

Asset Forfeiture & Civil Recovery Barristers

Charles Bott KC

Call: 1979 Silk: 2008

Edward Henry KC

Call: 1988 Silk: 2018

Paul Mylvaganam

Call: 1993

Richard Furlong

Call: 1994

Matthew Buckland

Call: 1998

Rebecca Upton

Call: 1999

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Get in touch

Mountford Chambers is home to a team of highly responsive, experienced and knowledgeable clerks.

Ben Heaviside

To email Ben click here or call on 020 7936 6300
Out of hours 07793 318647

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