6KBW College Hill is recognised as one of the very best chambers in the fields of money laundering and asset forfeiture.
In the last decade, members of chambers have appeared in many of the leading Supreme Court cases concerning the proceeds of crime, including Waya  UKSC 51, Eastenders Cash and Carry  UKSC 34, Ahmad & Fields  UKSC 36, Guraj  UKSC 65 and Gibson  UKSC 2.
Members of chambers advise and act in cases that involve domestic and international asset recovery, particularly where the sums involved are substantial.
Members of chambers have recently acted where requests for assistance have come from Denmark, Egypt, Finland, Italy and Kuwait.
Chambers has a particular specialism advising companies with respect to their terrorist financing and money laundering compliance obligations, as well as their regulatory obligations more generally, often in connection with inquiries and investigations undertaken by the Financial Conduct Authority.
The practice of chambers cuts across criminal, civil and public law, so our members are ideally placed to advise and act in cases involving elements of criminal, civil and public law. Some of our recent cross-jurisdictional cases include: Krager  EWHC 3283 (Ch); Necip  EWHC 755 (Admin); Takkar v MoJ  EWCA Crim 646; E v HMP Hatfield  EWHC 775 (Admin); Emu  EWHC 2561 (Admin); and Gangar  EWCA Crim 1378.
With respect to the civil recovery of the proceeds of crime, members of chambers have acted in a number of high-profile applications for unexplained wealth orders and asset and account freezing orders. Recent cases in this area include: Azam  EWHC 3573 (QB); O’Docherty  EWCA Civ 518; Hymans  EWHC 2889 (QB); Agidi  EWCA Civ 1350; Surin  EWHC 3784 (QB); Abacha  EWCA Civ 760; and Khan  EWHC 27 (QB).