arvinder-sambei-mainArvinder Sambei is one of the directors and is also practising barrister (as a member of Brooke Chambers) of 35 years’ experience. She has formerly served as a Senior Crown Prosecutor with the Crown Prosecution Service of England & Wales, Legal Adviser at the Permanent Joint Headquarters (PJHQ), Ministry of Defence and (between 2005 and 2008 as Head of the Criminal Law Section at the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Arvinder specialises in anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, data protection, CFT/counter-terrorism, extradition law and international co-operation and public international law (including international human rights and international humanitarian law).

tim hampson mainTim is a Non Executive Director of Amicus Legal Consultants and Co-founder and Executive Director of SalesSeek, a software company.

Tim's background in software has spanned technical, sales, marketing, and general management in the US, UK, and Japan. After a brief stint at the Admiralty Research Establishment, Tim started his commercial career at IBM and then went to work with a number of successful startups including Illustra ($400M acq), Interwoven ($1B IPO) and BoardVantage ($250M acq). Other experience includes Sybase, Sakkam and Genesys Telecommunications.

martin-polaineMartin Polaine is one of the directors, a practising barrister (as a member of Brooke Chambers) of approaching 35 years’ experience and an arbitrator. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) and a Fellow of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (FAIADR).

He has advised states, corporates and individuals in Africa, Asia and Europe on dispute resolution, public international law and international/transnational criminal law. He has extensive experience in both civil law and common law states and his practice includes international arbitration (both commercial and state-investor), international trade and sale of goods, anti-corruption, AML/financial regulatory, international human rights law and treaty drafting. He also has a complementary background as a former senior prosecutor.

* Practising as a sole practitioner, distinct from his work with Amicus.

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