Blackfords LLP

Gary Bloxsome

Partner

Co-Head of Financial Crime Team

Solicitor-Advocate

“Offers the sort of reassuringly calm but forceful and no-nonsense advice that can only come with years of experience”

– LEGAL 500

Gary enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the UK’s leading individual criminal defence and regulatory solicitors. Gary’s reputation and specialist legal portfolio is such that he receives instructions from leading companies and ultra high net worth individuals in international jurisdictions as well as in the UK. In addition, Gary is frequently referred serious and complex defence investigations and cases by UK and international law firms, financial institutions and barristers’ chambers. This breadth of work provides for a thriving general private criminal defence practice.

Gary’s reputation ensures that the country’s leading defence QCs, barristers and other leading experts are on hand to act on behalf of his clients and play an essential role within the defence team. Gary has appeared on both TV and Radio commenting upon the law and his cases and continues to be available to comment to the media as an expert criminal defence lawyer.

A uniquely experienced solicitor, Gary’s expertise means that he and his team are routinely instructed in the following cases:

  • All serious fraud work including SFO investigations, cartel offences, company investigations, MTIC, diversion and PONZI frauds, boiler room frauds investment frauds, money laundering business trading frauds, tax fraud, short and long term frauds, insider dealing, market abuse, bribery and corruption (including cross border corruption investigations) and all POCA related matters
  • Business regulatory law, breaches of health and safety, corporate manslaughter, food safety, trading standards, consumer protection and environmental health
  • Investigations by the Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT), now known as the Service Police Legacy Investigations
  • Allegations of war crimes
  • Electoral matters
  • Investigations brought by the Competition and Markets Authority (formerly OFT)
  • European Arrest Warrants (EAW) and Interpol Red Notices
  • Disqualification of directors, judicial review and case stated
  • Professional Disciplinary, SRA, BSB and sports regulatory law
  • General criminal defence work
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