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Francis Evans QC offers comprehensive legal advice and counsel. If you have a legal matter or problem Francis Evans QC can offer you more than professional legal representation. Francis Evans QC is focussed on your vision, opportunities, issues and challenges. He has a reputation for creative litigation approaches and achieving exceptional results where other lawyers fall short. Francis Evans QC has been practising law since 1977.


Francis Evans QC prides himself on offering his clients the very best advice in specific areas of expertise.
He will bring an unparalleled depth of knowledge to your case.

Commercial Law


Proven record


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Years of experience

Criminal Law: Prosecution & Defence


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Advising, drafting and legal representation including in respect of:

Criminal Law

All serious criminal law matters including, principally, fraud and drugs.

Commercial Contracts

A claim for £3m against Fujitsu concerning commission for computer sales in Iran on contract in United Arab Emirates (2010).

Company's High Court claim against director for breach of fiduciary duty and fraud in respect of conduct in London, Paris and Dubai (2011).

Claim for US$83.4m involving dispute between companies in Cyprus, Mauritius and India on contract in respect of building of housing estates in Mumbai (2012).

Claim in Gibraltar for £50m against Barclays International in respect of loan contracts and associated alleged misconduct of bank concerning LIBOR (2013).

High Court action in respect of alleged fraud against London Borough of Tower Hamlets (2014).

High Court action against Royal Bank of Scotland in respect of disputed registration of (in excess of) four thousand domain names (2015).

Claim for £2.7m against HS2, House of Lords hearing (2016).



What sets Francis Evans QC apart

The law is complicated and can be confusing to the untrained eye. Do you feel that you have been wronged but have no idea where to start? Francis Evans QC has been providing comprehensive and easy to understand counsel since 1977. He knows how overwhelming the legal process can be, especially when you are under an enormous amount of stress. This is why his goal is to help you understand your rights and the issues affecting your case.

Francis never forgets that his clients are people with unique emotions and values. Francis Evans QC keeps you involved and personally guides you in making important decisions about your case, calmly and effectively. He lets you know what is going on at every stage, and will explain every small detail if necessary so that you are in control.



More Than Just a QC

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Francis Evans QC is a self-employed practising barrister. Called to the bar in 1977 and taking silk in 1994, he has been instructed in a wide variety of disputes. Substantial contract cases include multi-jurisdictional work involving litigation in the High Court, the Commercial Court and in the London Court of International Arbitration. Francis Evans QC has both defended and prosecuted a wide spectrum of cases including murder, espionage, paedophilia, rape, drugs and terrorism from the Crown Court to the Court of Appeal to the Supreme Court.

Since 2006, Francis has been Chair of the Board of Trustees of Southside Young Leaders' Academy, a charity supporting under-achieving black boys and black young men in South London. Grateful for his enormous good fortune in life, Francis Evans QC is thankful for the opportunity to assist those looking to achieve their full potential.



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