News and Events - Jonathan Kinnear QC


5th Sep 2019News

£7.3m Money Laundering Confiscation Order for Former Goldman Sachs Trader

On 2nd September 2019, following a contested Proceeds of Crime Act hearing, Southwark Crown Court made a confiscation order requiring Ellias Preko to pay £7,324,268.41 within 3 months, with a term of 10 years imprisonment to be served in default. Mr Preko was convicted in 2013 of money laundering offences arising from his involvement with […]

7th Feb 2019News

Jonathan Kinnear QC Acts for SFO in Petrofac Corruption Plea

On 6 February 2019 David Lufkin, previously Global Head of Sales for Petrofac International Limited, pleaded guilty to eleven counts of bribery, contrary to sections 1(1) and 1(2) of the Bribery Act 2010. These offences relate to the making of corrupt offers to influence the award of contracts to Petrofac worth in excess of USD […]

5th Dec 2018News

Tax Team Winter Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter Edition of the 2 Hare Court Tax Team newsletter. In this edition, Jonathan Kinnear QC and Laura Stephenson cover the important decision of R (oao PML Accounting Limited) handed down by the Court of Appeal which touches on penalties following a resolution of the underlying decision. Vivienne Tanchel and Howard Watkinson consider […]

30th Nov 2018News

Jonathan Kinnear QC Successfully Defends in Malicious Prosecution Claim

The High Court (Lambert J) today handed down a 51 page judgment in Rudall v Crown Prosecution Service. The CPS were represented by Jonathan Kinnear QC and Claire Palmer of 5 Essex Court, instructed by Alistair Tidball of the Government Legal Department. Mr Rudall, formerly a solicitor in Swansea, had been prosecuted twice by the […]

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