REGINA -v- C : VAT Evasion False Accounting Fraud
Representation of three Directors of a property development company alleged to have been involved in the submission of false VAT Returns, investigated by HMRC in a VAT Evasion False Accounting Fraud, with an alleged fraud of in excess of £1 million. Extensive investigation covering the company’s trading activities over a period of several years.
REGINA -v- M : Theft and False Accounting
The practice acts on behalf of a Financial Director charged with theft and false accounting involving in excess of £1 million from a charitable institution. Proceedings before Southwark Crown Court. The firm acted throughout the Police investigation in an enquiry which took over 2 years before proceedings were brought.
REGINA -v- B & B : Conspiracy to Money Launder
The firm acts on behalf of two defendants charged with conspiracy to money launder and money laundering in relation to a substantial MTIC fraud for trial before the Southwark Crown Court. The allegation surrounds a VAT fraud extending to £11 million in value.
REGINA -v- H
This practice acts for a client in relation to the wholesale supply of so called “legal highs” and controlled substances valued in excess of £100,000. Case before Winchester Crown Court.
REGINA -v- P
This practice acts for our client a bookmaker in relation to money laundering following a major investigation into criminal activity in Preston. Case before Liverpool Crown Court.
REGINA -v- C & REGINA -v- S
This practice acted for clients in respect of large scale multi handed violent disorder at UEFA Cup Final in Manchester.
REGINA -v- W
This practice acted for a client in relation to a multi handed serious violent disorder in Moss Side and secured none custodial sentence.
POLICE -v- H
Client was arrested on suspicion of Malicious wounding causing GBH with intent after victim alleged client stabbed her. Client was able to demonstrate during her interview that she had an alibi and was released from custody with no action being taken against her.
POLICE -v- L
Client was arrested on suspicion of street robbery. During his interview client was able to demonstrate that the alleged victim was known to him and he was mocking him never intending to steal his property. Client was released from custody with no action being taken against him.
POLICE -v- H
Client was arrested on suspicion of robbery after vulnerable victim named client as person who entered his address, seriously assaulted him and took his property. During interview client was able to show victim had maliciously named her. Client was released from custody with no action being taken against her.
POLICE -v- B
Client was arrested on suspicion of Robbery on a bus. During interview client was able to show it was her friend who committed the offence and she was not involved. Client was released from custody with no action being taken against her.
POLICE -v- S
Client arrested on suspicion of threatening to kill his partner. During interview client was able to show his partner has a history of making false allegation and he was released from custody with no action being taken against him.
POLICE -v- A
Client arrested on suspicion of Murder after he was linked to a car used in a fatal shooting. During his police interview client was able to show he was not involved and was released from custody with no action being taken against him.
POLICE -v- B
Client arrested on suspicion of attempting to murder his wife after allegation he stabbed her six time in the head. We were able to show during interview that he was mentally ill due to wrongly prescribed medication. Client was released with no action being taken against him.
POLICE -v- M
Client arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting his Ex Partner. Was able to show during his police interview that allegation was fabricated and client was released with no action being taken against him.
REGINA -v- L
The client was charged with racially aggravated criminal damage on a taxi driver in the course of his employment. Following written representations to the cps the matter was referred back to the police for the client to receive a conditional caution.
REGINA -v- J
A client was charged with public order offences against his former partner. He was acquitted of the charges after a full trial.
REGINA -v- T, J and A
A husband wife and daughter were charged with racially aggravated harassment, harassment and assault. Following written representations the cps withdrew the racially aggravated charge and all 3 defendants were acquitted of the remaining charges after a full trial.
REGINA -v- J
The practice acted for a nursing assistant accused of passing herself off as a fully qualified nurse and gave patients injections when unqualified. Case heard at Bury Magistrates Court.
REGINA -v- W
We acted on behalf of a solicitor charged with mortgage fraud involving advising and assisting clients in respect of the purchase of substantial commercial properties. These were extensive and complex financial transactions involving a number of different companies. Central Criminal Court.
HMPO -v- M
We defended in respect of a Scottish prosecution of an advanced fee bank instrument fraud with a substantial international dimension involving investors in both Europe and America. Many millions of pounds were alleged to have been obtained from investors into bank instrument investment schemes. Edinburgh High Court.
REGINA –v- M
The firm acted for a defendant charged with a multi million pound advanced fee fraud in respect of bank instrument trading. The investors were from Europe and America and the case involved substantial evidence from abroad and extensive case preparation prior to a lengthy trial. Chester Crown Court.
REGINA –v- R
The firm acted for a haulage contractor charged with offences relating to the shipment of liquors and spirits from bonded warehouses in a multi handed and substantial diversion fraud, at the time, one of the largest diversion frauds prosecuted by HM Customs & Excise. Leeds Crown Court.
REGINA –v- R
The firm acted for a Dutch National charged with the importation of a vast quantity of heroin, who was acquitted after trial, on the basis the prosecution could not establish that he was a knowing party to the importation. Evidence from the UK and abroad was introduced by the prosecution and defence. Manchester Crown Court.
REGINA –v- D
The firm acted for a Dutch National charged with a substantial drug importation of ecstasy. The case involved evidence from Holland and the UK as to covert surveillance of the alleged methods of importation. Hull Crown Court.