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Jeffrey Lewis Solicitor
Jeffrey LewisDirector

Jeffrey is one of the two founding partners of the practice, he is head of both the Fraud and Serious Crime departments and he is also responsible for new business.

He qualified in 1978 having trained at a well known city practice, after having spent years in the City working as an Investment Analyst for leading City trading houses before re-qualifying as a lawyer.

He advises on: commercial matters; business dispute resolution; vat and tax investigations; fraud; money laundering; asset confiscation; health and safety; regulatory and disciplinary issues, licensing and motoring law.

Jeffrey was recently singled out for particularly high praise in both Crime and Financial Crime in the Chambers UK 2017 rankings, described as "hugely experienced, creative and tenacious".

A master tactician, he combines his undoubted legal skills with long experience of running a business and therefore can give practical "hands on" advice and service.

He has developed longstanding loyal client bases amongst finance professionals, businessmen and those from the sports and entertainment worlds, and as a result has defended in many leading cases over the years.

He is well known for the high degree of client care which he furnishes his clients, particularly demanding professional clients.

Quietly and discreetly, he provides an excellent top quality service and has built up a team of hard working excellent lawyers to support him.

Testimonials for Jeffrey Lewis

“Lewis Nedas advised me in a serious case of insider dealing. The lead solicitor dealing with my case was Jeffrey Lewis, who impressed me with his quick grasp of the very complex circumstances. His in-depth knowledge of how the City really works and his long experience of serious financial crime gave me great confidence. But it was also his friendly and supportive attitude, and readiness to take calls (or return them promptly if he was in court) which was very reassuring. I was delighted with the positive result of the case, and the speed and efficiency with which it was handled.”

"hugely experienced, creative and tenacious" :Chambers and Partners UK: Crime, Fraud, White Collar Crime (2017)

Boutique criminal firm Lewis Nedas Law Limited, has ‘a structure and stability that is envied by many’. Jeffrey Lewis [leads] the ‘noteworthy’ financial crime group" The Legal 500: Fraud: White-collar crime (2016)

The ‘very experienced and knowledgeable’ Jeffrey Lewis leads the team at Lewis Nedas Law Limited, which is acting in connection with Libor and forex, and is also acting in a major carbon credit fraud prosecution." The Legal 500 (2015)

At Lewis Nedas Law Limited, Jeffrey Lewis [has] ‘tremendous breadth of experience’. The Legal 500 (2015)

“The ‘vastly experienced’ Jeffrey Lewis leads the practice at Lewis Nedas Law Limited, which is instructed on a wide range of matters, including global investigations.” – The Legal 500 UK: Corporate Crime (2015)

“Jeffrey Lewis heads a ‘very solid practice’ at Lewis Nedas Law Limited.” – The Legal 500 UK: Fraud (White-Collar Crime) (2015)

“‘Always prepared to go the extra mile’, Lewis Nedas Law Limited continued to be instructed on a wide range of cases. Under the ‘sharp-minded’ Jeffrey Lewis, it saw a significant increase in its private client base.” – The Legal 500 UK: Crime (2015)

The criminal team at Lewis Nedas Law limited is led by the ‘first-class’ Jeffrey Lewis’. The Legal 500 (2015)

“Lewis Nedas … co-founder Jeffrey Lewis continues to be involved in ‘extremely good work’. His flourishing practice is focused on business and regulatory crime.” – Chambers UK: Crime (2014)

“Joint senior partner Jeffrey Lewis increasingly acts for high net worth individuals and specialises in serious crime and fraud as well as tax investigations, confiscations and asset restraint. He led the team on Operation Rize and is highly regarded by interviewees.” – Chambers UK: Crime (2013)

“Jeffrey Lewis [is] ‘always mindful of securing the best outcome for [his] clients’.” – The Legal 500 UK: Fraud (2013)

“Jeffrey Lewis is praised for the ‘sheer breadth of his experience’.” – The Legal 500 UK: Crime (2013)

“Jeffrey Lewis is ‘proactive’.” – The Legal 500 UK: Corporate Crime (2013)

“Senior name partner Jeffrey Lewis acted in R v Taylor and is ‘very experienced, patient, analytical and personable’.” – Chambers UK: Crime (2012)

“Jeffrey Lewis’ advice is ‘spot on’.” – The Legal 500 UK: Crime (2012)

“Jeffrey Lewis ‘combine[s] real intellectual rigour with a very compassionate approach to clients’.” – The Legal 500 UK: Fraud (2012)

“Jeffrey Lewis has 'a great grasp of the tactics necessary to win a case'.” – The Legal 500: Crime (2011)

“Jeffrey Lewis … [is] 'top drawer'.” – The Legal 500: Fraud (2011)



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