Harry Bentley

Harry Bentley

"With Harry, a belt and braces approach is taken when preparing any document for court. Everything is covered and nothing is left out. Weighty documents prepared are always commended by judges. Harry is an advocate, who always impresses, well prepared, measured and can captivate juries with a friendly manner. An advocate with presence who commands the courts respect."

Legal 500 UK 2022
Year of call: 2007
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Business Crime & Financial Services

One of Harry’s main practice areas over the years has been serious fraud. He has experience in complex confiscation proceedings in both negotiated settlements and contested hearings.

Notable Cases:

R v S
Acted as sole counsel in a multi-handed conspiracy to defraud investors in a diamond investment scheme worth nearly £750,000.

R v H

Acted as sole counsel in a multi-handed conspiracy to defraud investors in a fraudulent carbon credit scheme worth over £1.7 million.

R v P

Led by David Whittaker in an FCA prosecution of a multi-handed conspiracy to defraud investors in a multi-million pound fraudulent land banking scheme.

R v N

Acted as sole counsel in a multi-million pound multi-handed conspiracy to defraud HMRC through the Construction Industry Scheme.

R v W

Led by David Whittaker in a fraudulent bio-fuel investment scheme involving Jatropha plantations in Cambodia worth £23m.

R v M

Led by David Whittaker in a multi-million pound MTIC fraud.

R v Y

Led by David Whittaker in a multi-handed conspiracy to defraud a Christian philanthropist businessman and a German Church of over £15 million.

R v C

Led by Samatha Cohen in a multi-handed conspiracy to defraud investors in a fraudulent en primeur wine investment scheme worth over £1m.

 

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