Ben Rich

Ben Rich

"Very focused on his cases, particularly accurate with his delivery of case law, and clear and consistent in his approach. Solicitors have been impressed by how he handles clients, remains calm in complex situations, and delivers well-thought out arguments and effective cross-examination."

Legal 500 UK 2022
Year of call: 2010
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Business Crime & Financial Services

Ben has experience of high-value, complex fraud and other white collar work. He recently represented a company director accused of 14 counts of fraud and unfair trading. He represented another sole trader and negotiated the basis of plea in a £1m motor vehicle fraud. He previously undertook 10 months’ work on a major land-banking fraud being prosecuted by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Notable Cases:

R v Home & Motor Club Ltd & David Mellen

Defendant director was acquitted of 14 charges of fraud and unfair trading after a submission of no case to answer.

R v Paul Moyse [2015] EWCA Crim 231

Negotiated a favourable basis of plea in this £1m car sales fraud. Then successfully appealed the sentence of ten years down to seven years in the Court of Appeal.

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