The Leveson Review 2015
A seminar on the CJS efficiency proposals; will they work in practice?
The presentation will consider the Leveson Review 2015 from a Defence Fraud practitioners point of view; Colin Wells will consider the practical implications of the suggested CJS efficiency recommendations and the use that can be made in practice as per recent case law (see Court of Appeal decision in R v Boardman  EWCA Crim 175).
Following the recent landmark case of Marrache in Gibraltar, Osman Osman will be discussing and giving an overview of judge only trials involving complex fraud cases, and the likely outcome of the pending Privy Council appeal in respect of judge only trials following the jury tampering.
Date: 6th May 2015
Drinks Reception: 7.15pm
Venue: Seminar Room, 25 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4HD
Colin Wells: Leading criminal fraud practitioner in England and the Isle of Man. Work includes pre-charge advisory work, fraud, money laundering, confiscation and related civil proceedings. Colin is a respected author with current texts including Fraud: A Practitioners Handbook, Bloomsbury 2014 and Abuse of Process.- A practical approach, 2nd edition published by Jordan Publishing, December 2010.
Osman Osman: Highly experienced in cases involving serious fraud and financial regulation both pre and post charge. Osman advises both individuals and companies regularly on compliance; including the Bribery Act and specifically on co-insurance contracts, third party and brokerage contracts. Regularly instructed in complex confiscation matters.
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