Speaker

DAVID WALBANK QC

RED LION CHAMBERS

Barrister

Having historically acted for each of the main UK fraud prosecution agencies (including as Standing Counsel to the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office and the Department for Business), David Walbank QC now specialises in defending criminal charges of tax fraud, corruption and money-laundering. In 2017, he led for the defence in a 9-month trial arising from the largest ever tax investigation by HM Revenue & Customs. He is currently representing the main defendant in a major corruption trial relating to a multi-billion pound North Sea drilling project.  He also conducts heavy weight litigation in the civil sphere and in overseas jurisdictions, including most recently in the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.