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Individual Profile

Guy Bastable

BCL Solicitors LLP - London

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  • 51 Lincoln's Inn Fields
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • WC2A 3LZ

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Practice Areas

Partner specialising in corporate crime, financial crime, regulatory investigations, AML/ABC compliance and Coroner’s inquests. Has particular expertise in crisis management, internal investigations, corporate and director liability, and dispute resolution, focussing on all types of fraud, bribery and corruption, FCA investigations (insider dealing and market abuse), cartels and price fixing, money laundering, corporate manslaughter, health and safety, fire safety, food safety and hygiene, environmental protection, and consumer protection and trading standards. Also specialises in anti-bribery and corruption compliance, anti-money laundering compliance, recovery of the proceeds of crime (restraint, confiscation, cash seizure and civil recovery) and judicial review of the actions of investigators. Has enhanced full rights of audience such that he can appear as an advocate in any court.

Professional Memberships

The Law Society; General Council of the Bar; The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple; Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates; Fraud Lawyers Association; Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association; Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers; Health & Safety Lawyers Association; UK Environmental Lawyers Association; London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association.


Qualified as a barrister at a leading criminal/regulatory barristers' chambers. Joined BCL and invited to join the partnership in 2006.


'Economic Crime: A Boardroom Guide to Prevention and Compliance' (Serious Fraud Office); 'Money Laundering Law and Regulation: A Practical Guide' (Oxford University Press); 'The International Comparative Legal Guide to Business Crime' (Global Legal Group); 'When Should Organisations Be Held Criminally Liable?' (ICLG, Global Legal Group); 'Practical Law's Financial and Business Crime Global Guide' (Thomson Reuters); Corporate Crime Forum on LinkedIn; Corporate Manslaughter Forum on LinkedIn.


University of Edinburgh (1996 MA Hons); College of Law, London (1997 CPE); Inns of Court School of Law, London (1998 BVC).