Sefer trained and qualified as a Solicitor at a boutique law firm in the City of London, specialising in serious fraud and serious crime prior to moving to Blackfords LLP in October 2021.
Fraud and Financial Crime: He has extensive experience in fraud and financial crime having dealt with prosecutions brought by the CPS, SFO, HMRC, FCA and Trading Standards. These range from offences dealing with Insider trading, MTIC, VAT fraud, solar panel fraud, corruption, mortgage fraud, misconduct in public office to cheating the public revenue and money laundering.
Sefer has expertise in representing clients in POCA related matters concerning confiscation, enforcement, restraint orders and asset forfeiture proceedings.
Criminal Defence and Serious Crime: Sefer regularly represents clients at the Police Station and Magistrates’ Court and diligently prepares Crown Court cases. He has experience in defending matters relating to homicide (murder, gross negligence manslaughter), human trafficking and slavery, kidnap, firearms, and drug offences. He has also been involved in many Encrochat cases and complex drug conspiracies brought by the UK’s National Crime Agency.
Sefer is Fluent in Turkish