News and Events - Narita Bahra QC


4th Dec 2019News

Narita Bahra QC and Laura Stephenson defend in international drug conspiracies prosecuted by The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency

The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (‘MHRA’) brought a prosecution which they alleged had a substantial international dimension. It was alleged the client was the UK ringleader of the sophisticated operation. The MHRA is an Executive Agency of the Department of Health responsible for the regulation and control of medicines and medical devices for on […]

22nd Nov 2019News

Narita Bahra QC & Will Martin Instructed To Defend In A Department For Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Prosecution

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (‘DBEIS’) brought a criminal prosecution against their client who had run an initially successful company, which then went into liquidation, owing creditors in the region of £2.9m. The DBEIS is the Government department responsible for economic growth, incorporating business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy, and climate change.  Since […]

20th Nov 2019News

Narita Bahra QC instructed to defend in a Triple Murder Trial

Narita’s client is alleged to have murdered his wife and two children before leaving the UK. Extradition proceedings resulted in the client being tried 12 years post the date of the offences. The case involves challenging numerous expert reports including; Pathologists, Cell Site, Telephonic, DNA and Fingerprint Experts. The focus of the defence centred around […]

19th Nov 2019News

Narita Bahra QC successfully defended in £11M Money Laundering Trial

Narita Bahra QC and John Carl Townsend successfully defended in an International  £11 million money laundering trial, where the defence advanced was Hawala Banking. It was asserted that the client had no knowledge or suspicion that money laundering was taking place and that the transactions had the appearance of genuine hawala transfers, please read here.  […]

31st Oct 2019News

Business Crime & Financial Services Group Newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn 2019 edition of the Business Crime & Financial Services Group Newsletter. In this edition: • Fiona Robertson considers the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) entered into by the SFO and Serco Geografix Ltd. This is the first time a parent company has given undertakings in relation to a DPA entered into by […]

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