Instructed to conduct an internal investigation and to advise the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Finance Officer and Head of Legal at a major multi-national conglomerate following suspected bribery in relation to overseas contracts.
London Borough of Camden v O & Ors
Highly controversial prosecution by the London Borough Camden of a company for Town and Country Planning Act Offences in relation to advertising hoardings and the alleged proceeds of crime.
Act for offshore companies and a Liechtenstein trust in relation to the proposed variation of a restraint order made pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act 1988. This related to the proposed release of assets following the conviction of defendants for a £100 million fraud.
Acted for a senior derivatives trader in relation to a multi-national probe into the alleged manipulation of crucial global lending rates accelerates (LIBOR rates).
Acted on behalf of an accountant in the Divisional Court to quash and declare illegal a search warrant issued by the Norwich Magistrates in relation to an investigation into a high yield investment fraud.
Represented a law firm investigated by the City of London Police Anti-Corruption Unit for alleged bribery of foreign officials. The police were eventually persuaded to take no further action in this matter.
Acting for a director in the high-profile Serious Fraud Office investigation into BAE in relation to allegations of bribery and corruption.
Successfully represented a mobile telephone data solutions provider in relation to a corruption investigation by the Metropolitan Police Economic Crime Unit.
Engaged by a leading commercial law firm to represent lawyers interviewed by the Serious Fraud Office under their compulsory powers of questioning under s2 Criminal Justice Act 1987 in connection with the investigation into a high profile plc.