Profile submitted by Matthew Bosworth
Head of Regulation Department. Defends individuals before their regulatory bodies – from legal and financial to sporting regulators. Experienced practitioner in matters before disciplinary tribunals including the SDT and GOC. Prosecution of individuals in Fraud Act proceedings on behalf of the ARB. Defends HMRC prosecutions for cheating the Revenue. Instructed to represent individuals in relation to LIBOR interest rate fixing cases before multi-jurisdictional regulators. Appointed by Lidl UK as the independent contact for their compliance procedure involving whistle-blowers. Advises sporting organisations, clubs and individuals in disciplinary matters - from Premier League professional football clubs to amateur individuals. Conducts defences for professional and amateur sports individuals charged under the WADA code. Has specialist knowledge of contentious Intellectual Property Rights: is retained by FACT and Sky UK PLC in the protection of intellectual property rights in matters ranging from Magistrates’ Courts to ECJ, civil and criminal. Higher Rights of Audience in all courts/proceedings.
Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers, Financial Services Lawyers Association, Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates, London Solicitors Litigation Association and Holborn Law Society.
Joined Russell-Cooke's Regulation Department in February 2005. Partner July 2009.