Christopher du Boulay


Chris is a barrister in the criminal department specialising in business and economic crime.  He works within the corporate criminal team combining a role in legal research with preparation of some of the firm’s most complex financial crime and regulatory cases.

Chris was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2012.  He completed his pupillage at leading criminal chambers QEB Hollis Whiteman where he represented both the defence and the prosecution in over 100 criminal trials and in numerous other hearings at Magistrates’ and Crown Courts.

The high profile cases on which Chris has worked include various LIBOR cases before the FCA and the criminal courts, a multi-billion pound accounting fraud, and a $100m ‘boiler room’ share investment fraud.  During his pupillage Chris was seconded to HMRC where he assisted with trial preparation in relation to two Missing Trader Intra-Community (MTIC) VAT fraud cases in the tax tribunal.

Chris has a BA in Jurisprudence from Mansfield College, Oxford, and was graded as ‘outstanding’ on the Bar Professional Training Course at the College of Law, London. or 020 7702 5367