Year of Call: 2011
Inn of Court: Lincoln’s Inn
Gareth is currently an Associate Tenant. He is not currently accepting Instructions.
A criminal and regulatory practitioner with particular interests in fraud and the proceeds of crime, extradition, nursing and midwifery and other healthcare professions.
Gareth had a mixed criminal and regulatory practice in Chambers following the completion of his pupillage in 2012. He appeared for defence and prosecution in the Crown Court and Magistrates’ Courts and on appeal. He also undertook secondments at the Nursing & Midwifery Council, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Serious Fraud Office. He is now an employed barrister at the General Pharmaceutical Council.
- Lord Brougham Scholarship (2009)
- Lord Denning Scholarship (2010)
Areas of Specialism
Complex criminal cases he has been involved in include a cash-in-transit robbery at the Central Criminal Court, confiscation proceedings arising out of a large ‘boiler room’ fraud, and recently being led in a major money-laundering trial.
Professional Discipline & Regulatory Law
He has also undertaken a secondment with the Financial Conduct Authority working at their headquarters in Canary Wharf. His work focused on disclosure review in prudential and conduct investigations concerning a high street bank.
He has also been seconded to the Serious Fraud Office working in bribery and corruption investigations with international focus.
Before commencing practice, he volunteered for the migrant domestic worker charity Kalayaan, undertook work at a South London criminal defence firm, and taught debating at Lincoln’s Inn.