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Mr. Yasin Patel

Mr. Patel is an expert of all aspects of Criminal defence, White collar and fraud, International Appellate work, Regulatory and Sports Law both nationally and International, Commercial Law and many other areas. In fraud and financial regulation, there is an abundance of expertise in national and International complex fraud, money laundering, commercial fraud and business crime. In addition, the criminal defence work encompasses a CV full of work that includes murder and grave offences, sexual offences, human trafficking and human rights cases.
Mr. Patel is experienced in all aspects of Sports Law with a wide range of clients. This ranges from Sports Professionals, governing bodies (national and international), professional teams and clubs, agents, journalists and broadcasters. He advised the Sri Lankan Cricket Board in relation to player’s rights. He appeared regularly before national and international courts and tribunals as well. He is also an advisor and counsel to clients abroad in International Cases of MTIC, Carbon, Ponzi and other fraud cases including clients in Dubai and the Middle East, the US (‘million-dollar man’) and in Europe (‘Deutsche Bank’ fraud and other cases). He has been advising and dealing with regulatory work including representation of Dentists, Pharmacists and other Medical Professionals.
Mr. Patel is highly experienced in Inquests, Public Enquiries and Judicial Reviews as well as Civil Actions against the Police, highlight a practice that is multi-disciplinary and covering many aspects of Civil Work. Appears regularly before the Parole Board representing terrorists and those convicted of grave crimes. His famous reported Cases include, R v Salman Butt (the former Pakistan Test Cricket Team Captain in the spot-fixing case), R v Yasir Ali (human trafficking, rape and grooming), R v Patel (multi-million pound Bosch fraud), R v Hassan (double-murder), R v Uddin (honour-killing case) and R v Yousaf (Metropolitan Police Officer involved in human trafficking) and BCB v Mohammed Ashraful (on offences of match-fixing in the BCB with evidence of fixing in test matches and One-Day Internationals.)
Additionally, he is Speaker at International Sports law conferences involving topics such as corruption, drugs use, betting and corporate governance. He is also an adviser and trainer at Professional sports clubs and bodies including rugby, cricket, football and martial arts.

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