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Corona Crime Article

Post lockdown, a new wave of corporate criminal activity and organised crime is expected. Simon Pentol QC and Duncan Jones examine the likely trends and the focus of investigation by the authorities. Read the full article here ....

Alex Jamieson secures overturn of Account Freezing Order and return of £1million for Overseas Individual

A specialist intelligence-led police unit obtained an account freezing order against an Iraqi national, in respect of £1million held in an investment trading account. There had allegedly been irregularities in the due-diligence surrounding the set-up...

Geoffrey Payne and Sushil Kumar in Leading Case that Changes the Law on Dishonesty

Geoffrey Payne and Sushil Kumar , instructed by JD Spicer Zeb Solicitors, appear in the leading case of Barton and Booth [2020] EWCA Crim 575, which changes the criminal law test for dishonesty. The Court of Appeal has today confirmed...

Fraud Group maintain Band 1 ranking in Legal 500 2020 Fraud (Crime) and rankings in Proceeds of Crime Act and Asset Forfeiture

'Excellent set' 25 Bedford Row houses a team of 'robust defence practitioners'. The group has been handling, among other areas, high-profile VAT frauds, boiler room scams, and carbon credit cases. George Carter-Stephenson QC in Band 1...

Nicola Howard QC with Tom Allen QC secure acquittal for client in SFO prosecution

Ms Howard represented Cansun Guralp, who was charged with conspiracy to make corrupt payments in relation to payments made to a South Korean public official between 2002 and 2015. Instructed by Mishcon de Reya, with Tom Allen QC.  ...

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