Christopher Foulkes specialises in business crime and related areas. His practice spans the criminal and civil jurisdictions.
He advises and represents companies and individuals in respect of serious and complex fraud, bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, asset forfeiture and regulatory obligations.
He has been involved in prosecuting a number of the most significant fraud and corruption prosecutions in recent years, and has acted for the SFO, CPS Specialist Fraud Division and other prosecuting authorities for much of his career.
He speaks in seminars and webinars on his specialist areas.
He is ranked as a leader in both Legal 500 and Chambers UK for Business and Regulatory Crime and Financial Crime work.
Christopher accepts Direct Access instructions.
Recently shortlisted as Corporate Crime Junior of the Year in The Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2022.
What Others Say:
“Christopher is terrific. He provides great judgement and is very bright.” – Chambers UK 2023
“He provides top-quality advice and is a wonderful tactician.” “Extremely reliable, articulate and really supportive to clients. His drafting is also excellent.” and “A first-rate financial crime junior – his technical knowledge is second to none.” – Chambers UK 2022
“A first-class advocate who marries the unique mix of technical brilliance with a sensible down to earth strategic approach.” – Legal 500 UK 2022
“An extremely talented lawyer who has real presence in court.” and “He is brilliant – very meticulous and always meets deadlines.” – Chambers UK 2021
“He masters and marshals large quantities of materials quickly.” – Legal 500 UK 2021
“An unflappable junior.” – Legal 500 2020
“He’s an extremely good barrister and very, very able.” “He’s reliable and as bright as a button.” – Chambers UK 2020
“He is just a wonder.” – Chambers UK 2018
“Instructed to both defend and prosecute in SFO cases.” – Legal 500 2017
“Particularly impressive at strategising.” – Legal 500 2014