News and Events - Public Prosecution


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 […]

17th Jan 2019Events

Crime Group Seminar

The Crime Group at 2 Hare Court would be delighted for you to join them at their: Criminal Law Seminar 6pm, Thursday 7th February 2019 Crowne Plaza London – The City Followed by drinks and canapés Programme: 6.20pm Rape allegations in Universities: Unfair Investigation and Proper Representation Sallie Bennett-Jenkins QC 6.40pm Representing Subjects of an […]

20th Dec 2018News

Two City Businessmen Sentenced for Operating a “Clever and Sophisticated Fraud on Investors”: Angus Bunyan Prosecutes

Terrence Mitchell and Andrew Meikle were sentenced today at Southwark Crown Court for their part in running an investment scheme which the judge described as “an elegantly packaged scam”. Their company, Anglo Wealth Ltd, accepted very substantial deposits from individuals but failed to make proper investments. Instead, the bulk of the funds were dissipated on […]

7th Dec 2018News

Sarah Przybylska Secures Conviction of Jamie Acourt on Drug Trafficking Charge

Jamie Acourt was sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment for conspiracy to supply cannabis this morning at Kingston Crown Court. He had pleaded not guilty but changed his plea on day 2 of the trial. Sarah Przybylska was instructed to prosecute this 30-month conspiracy  on behalf of the CPS London Complex Casework Unit. Acourt’s brother, Neil […]