Wayne Barnes 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.
Fulcrum Chambers Ltd is a highly specialised legal advisory and consultancy business comprising barristers, solicitors, investigators and other high calibre professionals.
We have established ourselves as an award winning firm providing strategic legal advice for corporates, public bodies, and private individuals in the field of bribery & corruption, fraud, investigations, due diligence and regulatory and compliance issues and compliance.
We have been involved in, and continue to be involved in, the most significant and high-profile international corporate criminal investigations and prosecutions of the past decade.