Ben Rich

Ben Rich

"He is very well prepared and provides very clear advice. Skilfully pre-empts issues and provides workable solutions. Provides updates at appropriate junctures and is highly responsive." "A sharp mind, brilliant communicator and trusted counsel." "A very thoughtful barrister who is highly accurate. He has immense attention to detail and is easy to work with."

Chambers 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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