Richard Turnbull

Admission Dates
Legal Profession: 1974
NSW Bar: 1988
Admitted to practise before Supreme Court of State of New York, United States of America, 1987
Admitted to practise before the Supreme Court, England & Wales, 1987
Admitted to practise before Supreme Court of Hong Kong solicitor 1988, barrister 2004.

Personal Summary
He has been practising as a barrister in private practice in Hong Kong and Australia in criminal law.

Formerly (1982 – 2012) with the Hong Kong Department of Justice — Senior Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions, Commercial Crime responsible for the advice, preparation and prosecution of major white-collar fraud and bribery cases , intellectual property cases and offences relating to the improper use of computers.
The cases cover a wide field including

  • Bank and corporate frauds involving multiple jurisdictions
  • Money laundering/asset seizure and forfeiture
  • Bribery and corruption cases (ICAC)
  • Securities and Futures Commission cases ( criminal)
  • Taxation frauds
  • Computer crimes, including data theft and child pornography
  • Credit card frauds
  • Forgery
  • Extradition of fraudsters from foreign jurisdictions
  • Conducting appeals against conviction and sentence on all criminal offences with a particular emphasis on white collar crimes in the Court of Appeal and on occasion the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal.

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