Jonathan Fisher KC

Jonathan Fisher KC

Jonathan Fisher KC practises at Red Lion Chambers London. Additionally, he is a Senior Fellow (and Visiting Professor in Practice) at LSE. In October 2023, the Home Office appointed Jonathan to act as Independent Reviewer in Disclosure and Fraud Offences. This is a part-time role which Jonathan principally conducts from chambers.

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Disclosure: the full picture

In this update on his Independent Review of Disclosure, Jonathan Fisher KC focuses on the miscellany of problems which need to be addressed right across the disclosure regime

10 July 2024

Disclosure of unused material

The spectre of injustice brought about by failures in the regime for disclosure of unused material continue to scar the criminal justice system, says Jonathan Fisher KC

15 April 2024

The privatisation of corporate policing?

Jonathan Fisher KC examines the anticipated new ‘failing to prevent fraud’ offence – a key measure in the UK’s fight against corporate crime

08 May 2023

Is the swamped SARS regime efficacious?

Jonathan Fisher KC sets out the case for cost/benefit analysis and reform

10 April 2023

Book review: Corporate Criminal Liability

By Amanda Pinto QC & Martin Evans QC, ISBN 9780414075283, Sweet & Maxwell (Fourth Edition, 2021)

31 July 2021

Remunerated whistleblowers

An argument for a new statutory framework: where money changes hands, and a whistleblower is paid for the disclosure of information, so much is still shrouded in mystery

19 March 2019

My first year as an authorised entity

Jonathan Fisher QC shares his experiences after a year of practising through a BSB authorised entity and the tensions between maintaining relationships with professional referrers whilst encouraging direct access

It is a little over 12 months since I started to practise through a Bar Standards Board (BSB) authorised entity, which has enabled me to embrace the modernity of legal practice whilst maintaining the heritage of a barrister’s chambers. 

23 January 2018

A country in transition

Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford discuss their recent experiences in Albania where they led a workshop on the challenges presented by tax evasion and money laundering in a transitional economy

Working in London, as policymakers proceed with implementing the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (‘4MLD’), it is easy to lose sight of the challenges experienced by transitioning democracies in the fight against financial crime. 

21 February 2017

Criminal finances

Jonathan Fisher QC briefs readers on the most radical overhaul of law on criminal property since the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

The Criminal Finances Bill is currently making its way through Parliament with strong all-party support. 

20 December 2016
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Time for change and investment

The Chair of the Bar sets out how the new government can restore the justice system

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