Serious Fraud

Facilitating Tax Evasion

 11th Mar 2019  News

Facilitating Tax Evasion   HMRC is reported to be investigating alleged violations of a new criminal offence, part of the crackdown on money laundering, for the first time.   A freedom of information reques... Read more

Money go Round

 27th Feb 2019  News

Counterfeit Currency - You May Pay a Very High Price   In straitened financial circumstances, it can be tempting to consider purchasing counterfeit money. While the price of such 'currency' fluctuates widely, it i... Read more

Alexa – Witness for the Prosecution?

 14th Nov 2018  News

Alexa – Witness for the Prosecution?     On 29th January 2017, Christine Sullivan and her housemate were found murdered in Farmington, New Hampshire. Their bodies were discovered by the house owner, De... Read more

Organised Crime, Are you part of it?

 5th Jul 2018  News

Participating in Organised Crime   Section 45 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 makes it is an offence to participate in the activities of an organised crime group, this is a new offence created by the 2015 legislatio... Read more

But i had no choice!

 18th May 2018  News

But I had no choice!   There is a defence in law known as necessity or duress of circumstances. It can be very difficult to demonstrate and will only apply in unusual and extreme circumstances. It is used to descr... Read more

Qc or not QC

 4th Apr 2018  News

Do I Need a QC?   We are often asked questions about QCs, most probably because the image of leading barristers has been epitomised over the years in leading television dramas such as Silk and Kavanagh QC, it is t... Read more