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13th Jun 2019News

“I’m pretty sure I glanced at something”: Due Diligence in Instructing Experts

Gavin Irwin and Amy Woolfson explore the realities of instructing experts under the revised procedure rules The revised Criminal Practice Rule 19 and Practice Direction V took effect on 1 April 2019.  The new rule places heightened requirements on experts and those instructing them.  Following on from the recent collapse of criminal proceedings at Southwark […]

29th May 2019News

Mark Graffius and Nikita McNeill Appear in Complex MTIC Alchohol Fraud

Mark Graffius and Nikita McNeill defended the director of Golden Harvest, a wholesale alcohol supplier who was alleged to have acted as a “buffer company” in order to facilitate a complex MTIC fraud involving 13 defendants. The prosecution followed a large scale HMRC investigation, including covert surveillance and concealed cameras installed within the organisation’s “hub”. […]