1973 (QC 2003)
"An outstanding lawyer, who has miraculous ability to master large and complex briefs"
- Legal 500 (2014)
Michael Brompton prosecutes and defends in serious and complex crime. His specialist areas include:
Formerly Standing Counsel to H.M. Customs and Excise (1994 – 2003), he is prominent in the field of VAT fraud and has appeared in many of the major cases of the past decade.
His recent and pending cases include: a £130 million MTIC fraud (HMRC Operation Inertia); the prosecution of a management consultant for insider trading (instructed by the FSA); an £80 million carousel fraud (HMRC Operation Vex); a major investment fraud (instructed by the FCA); a multi- million pound mobile phone highjacking fraud; a £70 million bureau de change money laundering prosecution.
He is a member of the Serious Fraud Office Panel of Queen's Counsel and a Recorder of the Crown Court
He is recommended in Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500. Comments include the following:
"Demonstrates excellent tactical and legal ability and is always very well prepared" and "His style and delivery in court are smooth, yet extremely powerful".
Michael Brompton QC
King's College London Moot
02 December 2015
Legal 500 Recommendations 2015
16 September 2015
Convictions in Large Money Laundering Case
22 December 2014
Ponzi fraudster sentenced
14 April 2014