The Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association was established in 2009 for the attainment of the following objectives:
What We Do
The CFLA has grown to over 200 members consisting of legal practitioners from a variety of large City law firms; specialist white collar crime firms; barristers’ chambers; and Government departments.
The CFLA meet to share and improve knowledge relating to commercial fraud. We are active in offering training to legal professionals on key topics in this area, delivered by recognised experts in the field. A non-exhaustive list of areas covered in the past include:
We meet regularly to identify changing trends in the market place in the area of commercial fraud to ensure that our members are kept up to date and appropriate and topical training can be provided.
In addition to the provision of sharing, we also organise social events to provide an opportunity for those interested in commercial fraud to meet and exchange their views and experiences.
The current members of the Committee are as follows:
Alan Gourgey – Wilberforce Chambers
Alan Sheeley – Pinsent Masons LLP
Anthony Riem – PCB Litigation LLP
Charles Thomson – Baker & McKenzie LLP
Clive Freedman – 7 King’s Bench Walk
Jane Colston – Brown Rudnick LLP
Robert Hunter – Edmonds Marshall McMahon
Stephen Philippsohn – PCB Litigation LLP