Nathaniel Rudolf
  • He is exceptionally bright and attentive, and well respected by the judiciary and peers alike.

    Chambers UK

  • He's a truly gifted advocate with a razor-sharp mind.

    Chambers UK

  • Very clever, very enthusiastic and gives you a great feeling of confidence.

    Legal 500

  • Encyclopaedic knowledge of criminal procedure.

    Chambers UK

  • A real one for the detail, and pulls cases apart with ease.

    Legal 500

  • He has encyclopaedic knowledge of the law and the papers in a case. Extremely knowledgeable in respect of fraud and confiscation.

    Legal 500

  • Absolutely superb on the technical detail.

    Chambers UK

  • very analytical and very switched on when it comes to all aspects of financial crime and POCA. A real expert, he has written leading books, and is a walking, talking 'anorak' on the subject, given his phenomenal knowledge.

    Chambers UK

  • He's great on details and has the stamina required to handle these long fraud cases.

    Chambers UK

  • He's the guy you can call with a tricky issue and he will immediately give you sound, knowledgeable, level-headed advice. He has a phenomenal capacity to deal with large, comlex cases and complex data. He's a bit like a walking encyclopaedia.

     Chambers UK

  • Very bright, with an easy-going manner.

    Legal 500

  • There is no provision of POCA that he does not know.

    Legal 500

Called 1996

Nathaniel Rudolf


Crime, especially defending in serious fraud matters and high value confiscation as well as crime-related areas such as judicial review and case stated. Particular speciality in seeking evidence from foreign jurisdictions. Past examples include the USA (Florida, California, Washington DC), Australia, Norway, Japan and Spain.

His breadth and depth of knowledge is unsurpassable, and he knows all of his cases backwards.Chambers UK

Articles & Publications

  • Speaker at Fraud, Bribery and Money Laundering: The New Sentencing Guidelines, 1 October 2014, RPC.
  • Co-author of Fraud: A Practitioner's Handbook published by Bloomsbury Professional, 2014
  • Speaker at the 31st Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime 2013
  • Co-author of "International Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing - a UK perspective", Sweet & Maxwell, 2009
  • Contributor, LexisNexis PSL Bribery Took Kit 

Associated Work


  • IIEA (The Institute of International and European Affairs) - "International Money Laundering - enforcing compliance with Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Terrorist Financing measures - a realistic goal or an impossible pipe dream?"
  • Various Chambers Seminars and Seminars to Solicitors


  • Fee Paid Individual Funding Assessor (VHCC Crime), Legal Aid Agency 2013 - 2016
  • Member of the Criminal Procedure Rules Committee 2011 - 2015
  • Single Adjudicator for LSC Complex Crime Unit Appeals 2010 – to date
  • Member of (and a chair of individual) LSC Complex Crime Unit Appeals Panel 2009 - to date

Professional Working

  • Member, Criminal Bar Association Executive 2012 – 2013.
  • Secretary to the Criminal Bar Association 2011 – 2012.
  • Assistant Secretary to the Criminal Bar Association 2010 - 2011.
  • Co-opted member of Criminal Bar Association Executive 2009 - 2010
  • Member of Bar Council VHCC Advocates Sub Group
  • Member of Bar Council RGFS Consultation Response Group
  • Member of Bar Council Electronic Service of Prosecution Evidence Group

Professional Memberships

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • South East Circuit
  • Haldane Society
  • American Bar Association
  • Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association (POCLA)
  • Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
  • Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA)