Wayne Barnes  Director

(Called to Lincoln’s Inn 2002)

Contact Details

The Shard,
32 London Bridge Street,
London SE1 9SGT

T: +44 (0)20 7186 0420

Areas of Practice

Global Investigations and White-Collar Crime; Corporate Governance and Compliance; Asset Forfeiture; Tracing and Confiscation.

Summary of Experience

Wayne is an experienced criminal barrister and trial advocate both for the prosecution and defence.

Wayne has appeared regularly for the defence in cases involving commercial fraud and money laundering, including confiscation hearings under Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

Wayne was a member of the Fulcrum team representing Macmillan Publishers Limited in reaching settlements with the Serious Fraud Office and the World Bank Group. As part of this  process, Wayne conducted complex internal company investigations in Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia as part of an anti-corruption compliance initiative.