Angus Bunyan

Angus Bunyan

"Very quick, super smart and works well with solicitors." "He's happy to get stuck in and works as part of a team. He's very knowledgeable, experienced and a real pleasure to work with."

Chambers UK 2022
Year of call: 1999
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Angus is an established leading junior whose practice is focused on serious fraud and business crime.

He recently acted for the SFO in securing Deferred Prosecution Agreements with two UK companies for bribery offences. He is currently instructed by the SFO to prosecute individuals suspected of bribery in the construction sector, prosecuted UK directors for paying bribes to secure Afghan military contracts and acted in the HBOS case involving corruption between senior managers at the bank and leading figures of the business community.

Angus also has significant expertise both in bringing and defending private prosecutions, especially those related to commercial disputes. He recently represented Oleg Deripaska in his private prosecution of Vladimir Chernukhin and in the related Judicial Review proceedings and his advice and counsel is regularly sought by other HNW individuals and companies.

He also represents individual and corporate clients in regulatory matters, particularly those facing proceedings for environmental offences. An SFO Panel A and CPS level 4 prosecutor, he is routinely instructed as leading counsel in high profile, complex and multi-handed trials where specialist knowledge and first-rate advocacy are required.

What others say:

“Angus is a great advocate.” and “He is tremendous with clients.” – Chambers UK 2023

“Angus is well-informed and extremely diligent. He is not phased by the challenges faced and anticipates problems before they arise.” – Legal 500 UK 2023

“Angus is very clever, tactically astute and hard-working. A first-class advocate who prepares extremely well.” – Legal 500 UK 2022

“He has a very calm approach which is very effective with juries.” “Just the man to have on your side in a legal scrap and a huge asset to any team.” – Chambers UK 2021

“He combines mastery of the details with the ability to see the bigger picture. He has a focused approach and complete unflappable in and out of court.” – Legal 500 UK 2021 (Fraud)

“His judgement is sound and his manner unflappable.” Legal 500 2020 (Crime)

“A straight shooter, who’s dependable and clear in his advice and submissions. He’s a likeable advocate who inspires trust.” Chambers UK 2020 (Fraud)

“He prosecutes with a fair hand but also a firm hand, and he’s incredibly knowledgeable about his cases. He prosecutes multi-defendant cases with ease.” – Chambers UK 2020 (Crime)

“Devastating in his cross examination” Legal 500 2019 (Business and Regulatory Crime)

“An incredibly hard worker, he stays on top of every page of evidence” Legal 500 2019 (Crime)

“Instructed as a leading junior in challenging fraud cases” Legal 500 2019 (Fraud)

“An excellent advocate and a first rate lawyer, whose attention to detail in mammoth cases is remarkable” Legal 500 2018 (Crime)

“Defends and prosecutes serious and organised crime” Legal 500 2017 (Crime)

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