Previous Cases

Some of our past and current cases are listed below.

All cases appear with the client’s consent although in some instances we have not included their names for reasons of confidentiality. Some prominent cases have not been listed in accordance with our client’s wishes.

R v RG (Manchester Crown Court)

Subcontractor prosecuted for the fraudulent evasion of tax under the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) - case dismissed after legal argument
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West Berkshire Trading Standards v Anonymous Ltd (a company) (Reading Magistrates Court)

Trading Standards prosecution of a large online retailer for selling counterfeit BaByliss products - client acquitted of all charges
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R v MI (Manchester Crown Court, Minshull Street)

Property investor prosecuted in a large money laundering conspiracy (Operation Doberman) - prosecution abandoned after 3 weeks of trial
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R v JC (an accountant) (Southwark Crown Court)

Accountant prosecuted in £250 million HBOS bank corruption case (Operation Hornet).
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R v LR (Newcastle Magistrates Court)

Serving Army officer prosecuted for assaulting a police officer - acquitted after trial
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North Wales Police v HG

Student nurse arrested for assault PC - case diverted from prosecution and no resulting criminal record.
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Greater Manchester Police v AC (a solicitor)

Commercial property solicitor investigated for mortgage fraud - no charges brought.
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SRA v SS (a solicitor)

Personal injury solicitor accused of misusing client money - regulatory action suspended.
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Greater Manchester Police v MD

GMP raid on St James' Safe Deposit Company (money laundering investigation) - no charges brought
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R v Samuel Tomlinson (Derby Crown Court)

£26 million conspiracy to evade tobacco duty (Operation Hornbeam).
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R v NH (a solicitor) (Chester Crown Court)

Commercial property solicitor prosecuted for fraud, money laundering & perverting the course of justice.
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R v CD (Leeds Crown Court)

Joint head of property development company prosecuted for fraudulent trading (£2.3 million loss).
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R v David McMeekin (Mold Crown Court)

Mortgage broker prosecuted for involvement in large scale mortgage fraud in excess of £8 million (Operation Valgus) - custody avoided.
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Wife of former Chief Executive of JJB Sports investigated for money laundering - no charges brought.
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