Scott Turner-Percy is known for his expertise in all aspects of litigation in relation to regulatory and white-collar crime investigations. Scott is regularly instructed to defend investigations conducted by regulatory/investigative authorities, including FCA, HMRC, SFO, NCA, HSE, BIS, Trading Standards and the Police.
Scott has handled cases which include disputes with FCA, HMRC, EA, and the SRA. He provides robust strategic advice during cases of significant volume and complexity. Scott’s more notable cases are MTIC, carbon credit fraud, publishing fraud, pension liberation schemes and money laundering. His workload regularly includes cases spanning across Europe and further afield.
He can provide expert advice on Money Laundering Regulations, assist with compliance procedures together with anti-money laundering systems.
He is also recognised as an expert in complex large-scale and multi-jurisdiction confiscation proceedings for high net worth clients. He is well known for his persistence and attention to detail.
Scott has the added advantage of working in Commercial and Civil litigation and provides a full rounded appreciation of both Civil and Criminal proceedings. As a result of his commercial background, he has also acted on behalf of third party high net worth clients and companies seeking to protect assets caught up in confiscation proceedings via S10A of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002).
Scott’s experience of working on noteworthy and complex cases has made him a logical choice for the most challenging regulatory, fraud and complex crime work. He is recognised by colleagues and clients as someone who is capable of assessing instantly the issues at stake in a case and the best way of addressing them. His ability to construct the strongest possible defence arguments while challenging prosecution assumptions has led to praise from clients.