News and Events - Merry van Woodenberg


17th Mar 2022News

Merry van Woodenberg acts for FCA in first prosecution of market manipulation offences under the Financial Services Act 2012

The prosecution was brought against three former employees of Redcentric Plc. Following a three month trial at Southwark Crown Court, the former Chief Financial Officer, Tim Coleman, was found guilty of knowingly making false and misleading statements to the market and of false accounting. The former Finance Director, Estelle Croft, pleaded guilty to charges of […]

15th Apr 2021News

Martin Heslop QC and Merry van Woodenberg’s client acquitted of murder

Martin Heslop QC and Merry van Woodenberg represented an 18 year old defendant who was acquitted of murder, following a three and a half month trial and lengthy legal argument, which persuaded the trial judge to stop the case against him. The allegation was that the defendant, charged with four others as a joint enterprise, […]

2nd Feb 2021News

Leon Kazakos QC and Merry van Woodenberg’s client acquitted of murder and manslaughter

Leon Kazakos QC leading Merry van Woodenberg, instructed by Cameron Snodgrass of Murrays Partnership, represented X – a 16 year old boy with substantial developmental difficulties – at his trial for the murder of Clinton Evbota. X was accused of ‘joint enterprise’ participation in a gang attack by seven youths on an estate in South East London, and was 14 […]

14th Feb 2020News

Business Crime Group Newsletter

Welcome to the Business Crime Group Newsletter Christopher Coltart QC Editor This latest edition of the 2 Hare Court Business Crime Group newsletter is packed with interesting and relevant updates for practitioners working in this field: Merry van Woodenberg considers Unexplained Wealth Orders following the recent decision in Hajiyeva v NCA [2020] EWCA Civ 108, […]