Training & Knowledge: Zubair Ahmad QC

28th Mar 2017Newsletters

What constitutes cheat? The Ivey Case

Phillip Ivey a high stakes professional gambler won, with the assistance of another professional gambler Cheng Yin Sun, around £15 million playing Baccarat at the Crockfords Club in Mayfair, London (£7.7 million on 20 and 21 August 2012) and at the Borgata Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey ($2,416,000 in April 2012, $1,597,400 in […]

23rd Feb 2017Newsletters

HKSAR v Luk Kin Peter Joseph and another – an analysis

On 8 December 2016, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (“the CFA”) gave judgment in HKSAR v Luk Kin Peter Joseph and Yu Oi Kee [FACC 6/2016]. The ruling clarified the meaning of “agent” and “other document” for the purposes of section 9 of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance, Cap 201 (“POBO”).  The ruling […]

5th Jan 2017Newsletters

The Independent Review of the Metropolitan Police Service’s Handling of Non-Recent Sexual Offence Investigations Alleged Against Persons of Public Prominence

On 8 November 2016, the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) published the Independent Review (‘IR’) by Sir Richard Henriques, a distinguished and highly respected retired High Court Judge, into their handling of cases of historic sexual abuse. The IR focused on Operation Midland (‘OM’) which was set up after a person known as ‘Nick’ made extraordinary […]