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Bambos is the founding partner and a highly respected criminal defence lawyer at Stokoe Partnership. He previously practised as a barrister and has many years’ experience of investigations and prosecutions relating to serious crime, including murder, fraud, drug trafficking, and bribery and corruption cases. He also specialises in cases involving money laundering, confiscation, civil recovery and extradition matters.

“Bambos Tsiattalou has unrivalled experience in handling complex, serious criminal cases of all kinds and combines tactical brilliance with a mixture of wisdom, great judgment, calmness and good humour.  He demands the highest standards and knows how to build a team of solicitors and counsel capable of delivering exactly what his client requires.  In times of trouble, he is the man to see.”

Bambos is regularly ranked in leading law directories in recognition of his talent and legal knowledge. He has been ranked in Chambers and Partners and noted for being ‘a highly sought-after’ and ‘dynamic’ lawyer. Chambers Uk 2016 notes that Bambos ‘enjoys a strong reputation for representation of clients in high-profile criminal matters. Peers say: ‘He battles very hard for his clients.”

Bambos is also ranked as a Leading Individual in The Legal 500 UK 2016 in the field ‘Crime: General’ and is ‘Recommended’ in the field ‘Fraud: White Collar Crime’ and is regarded as “‘the driving force’ behind the fraud group and heads the department alongside Maria Theodoulou.”

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Notable cases:

  • R v M – currently instructed on behalf of two company directors charged with offences including corruption, fraudulent trading and money laundering. The allegations relate to the conduct of banking officials and associated companies.
  • R v L – advised a company director in respect of an investigation by FSA into the “largest” investigation into insider trading. No charges were brought.
  • R v O – representing the Senior Partner of a commercial law practice charged with corruption and money laundering offences in respect of UN funds
  • R V J – advising a professional footballer in respect of company matters.
  • R v G – representing an individual in the Republic of Ireland in respect of ongoing proceedings brought by the Criminal Asset Bureau following convictions for drug-related offences (twenty years ago). This case involves a microscopic examination of the Proceeds of Crime Act 1996, the Irish equivalent of the UK’s Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
  • R v S & B – currently instructed on behalf of two principal defendants who are seeking to appeal their convictions and sentences. The convictions arise out of two lengthy consecutive trials concerning some of the most serious criminal offences, including conspiracy to murder and armed robbery. One of the defendants is currently regarded as one of the four highest risk prisoners in the United Kingdom.
  • R v A – currently instructed on behalf of an individual charged with multiple offences, including murder, drug trafficking and escaping from lawful custody. The defendant is also classed as one of the four highest risk prisoners in the United Kingdom.