R v M – Multi handed conspiracy to commit large firm fraud – 10 year evasion of VAT amounting to in excess of £210,000.
R v M – Large scale cigarette smuggling operation involving duty evaded of £1.8m.
R v N – Dishonest sickness benefit claim exceeding £60,000 by football referee who was shown on national television news sprinting up and down the pitch.
R v A – Local businessman and property owner charged with fraud offences arising out of false declarations made to the Local Council.
R v B – Successfully defended “Cash for Crash” wide-scale insurance fraud involving fake accident claims to insurers in respect of financial loss and personal injury.
R v B – Successfully represented Defendant jointly charged with former partner and others in respect of mortgage fraud linked to “the North East Property Buyers” conspiracy which involved more than 20000 mortgage advances between 2004 and 2008. Indictment stayed following legal argument.
R v G – Conspiracy involving dishonest representations to members of the public that those involved were collecting money on behalf of “Help for Heroes”.
R v G - Successfully represented Defendant, a serving soldier, in respect of alleged involvement in sales of military property on E-bay. The case attracted intense local media attention. Trial involved presentation and challenge of complex expert evidence. Defendant, who had been suspended, was acquitted and, immediately thereafter, promoted.
R v E - Successfully defending a case involving extensive allegations of fraud against a vulnerable person.
R v P - Successfully defended a wide-scale high value auto-parts fraud involving detailed analysis of reams of accountancy data and expert evidence, resulting in acquittal following abuse of process argument.