Leon Kazakos

Leon Kazakos

"He is very impressive, has a very quick legal mind and understands where the problems are. He has a lovely manner too - in court he's respectful but firm."

Chambers UK 2018
Year of call: 1999
For enquiries please call: 020 7353 5324 or email vcard cv linkedin save

Professional Discipline

Leon provides advice to and represents police officers and HMRC officers in professional disciplinary matters.

Cases

AA v PC K

The officer was accused of discreditable conduct, of a breach of the Data Protection Act and of acting in breach if the standards of confidentiality after sharing information about an arrest with a colleague, information that then reached the victim of the incident.

The Appropriate Authority had argued that dismissal was the only suitable outcome after a contested hearing. Having heard argument the Panel were persuaded – despite characterising the behaviour as gross misconduct- that the officer should receive a final written warning, thus remaining in employment.

MP v Q

The successful defence of a police detective accused of a series of allegations of gross misconduct: including allegations of dishonesty. All allegations of dishonesty were found to be groundless with a large proportion of the case against the accused officer being stayed for abuse of process.

Re: B

Advising an accountant [whose clients include household name celebrities] facing an investigation in respect of both tax advice given and the operation of a tax avoidance scheme.

Re: JS

Advising an officer of HMRC facing disciplinary proceedings brought for suspected evasion/non declaration of Stamp Duty Land Tax arising out of his operation of a business undeclared to his employer.

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