Three members feature in Chambers & Partners’ High Net Worth Guide for Financial Crime


Congratulations to Alex Bailin KC, Clare Montgomery KC and Tim Owen KC who have been featured in Chambers & Partners’ High Net Worth Guide (HNW) 2023 for Financial Crime. The HNW guide’s recommendations, rankings and insights are based on in-depth analysis carried out by Chambers & Partners’ dedicated team of researchers.

Alex Bailin KC acts for high-net-worth individuals in financial crime matters. Alex’s recent cases include high-profile extradition work, SFO investigations and international corruption and tax fraud cases.

“Alex Bailin KC is a barrister who adds value and can also understand the commercial side of the job. He ensures that the client is well taken care of.” “Alex approaches cases thoughtfully and strategically. He considers the issues in their broadest context and is one of the most accessible barristers at the Bar.”

Clare Montgomery KC is highly regarded at the financial crime Bar. Clare represents clients on a range of matters, including sanctions, fraud, and extradition related cases.

“Clare Montgomery KC is possibly the best lawyer in financial crime in this country.” “Clare is one of the top practitioners in this area. She is as good as you’ll get, a top barrister.”

Tim Owen KC handles financial crime and civil fraud matters for high-net-worth individuals. Tim’s cases include money laundering investigations, bribery, sanctions, asset freezing/recovery, criminal restraint and confiscation proceedings.

“Tim Owen KC is very bright, a good advocate and a hard fighter.” “Tim is experienced, honest and not shy of doing challenging work. He is always very approachable and such a hard worker.” “He was absolutely superb, bright and fantastic with clients. Tim has a wonderful strategic mind in addition to legal skills. He is a great advocate.”