Richard Furlong

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Mixed criminal and civil practice. A particular interest in fraud, corruption and money laundering.

Recommended as a leader in criminal fraud in Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500:

“A magnificent advocate who is top-quality when it comes to the paperwork and wonderful with clients… He is highly intelligent, able to grasp details quickly and very good at drafting and legal arguments.”

"sound advice with a practical approach and impressive grasp of complex financial issues"

"his past experience as an investment analyst stands him in good stead in the fraud arena"

"He's very strong internationally, is very clever and is one of those barristers who doesn't seem to sleep".

"very knowledgeable and impressive".

"A man very much with his wits about him".

“A succinct advocate who bring his previous experience to the table”.

Articles & Publications:

Co-author with Paul Hynes QC & Nathaniel Rudolf of International Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing – a UK Perspective, published by Sweet & Maxwell.

Co-author with Joanne Kane of Bribery Act materials for (subscription based) LexisPSL website. Link here:

Professional Memberships: CBA, Fraud Lawyers Association, Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association, Financial Services Lawyers Assocation, South Eastern circuit.

Languages: Fluent French.Conversational German.

MA (Cantab)

Credit Lyonnais Securities – Investment analyst, financial services sector (1986 – 1992)

Available for public access cases.