R v Thompson-Hill and others
(June 2018 to August 2018) – Prosecuted 3 defendants for an execution-style murder by shooting and perverting the course of public justice.
R v Peters (April 2018) – Prosecuted the father of a seven year old daughter who committed murder by strangling her.
R v Skansen Interiors Ltd (March 2018) – Defended in the first contested trial for failing to prevent bribery.
R v Oliver-Rowland and others (January to March 2018) – Prosecuted 5 defendants for the murder of a 15 year old boy.
International Arbitration at LCIA (2017) – Represented a Global oil-services provider successfully defending a multi-million dollar claim on the basis of illegality.
R v Tappuni (May to July 2017) – Prosecuted a consultant to the World Bank for corruption of healthcare contracts in Eastern Europe and Central Asia with a value of some £43million.
R v R and others (September 2015 to January 2016) – Prosecuted, for the SFO, 6 interdealer brokers at ICAP, R P Martin and Tullett Prebon charged with LIBOR manipulation.
R v Hayes (May 2015 to August 15) – Prosecuted, for the SFO, trader at UBS and Citi charged with LIBOR manipulation. This was the first prosecution, worldwide, of an individual charged with LIBOR manipulation.
R (on the application of Al Fawwaz) v Sec of State for the Home Department (December 2014) – Acted for the Home Secretary in the first case to be heard and concluded under the provisions of Part 2 of the Justice and Security Act 2013.
Financial Reporting Council v Mazars and Karmel (Summer 2014) – Acted for Executive Counsel of the FRC in proceedings relating to arrangements to substitute an Employee Pension Scheme. Proceedings settled shortly before the hearing of the complaint.
R v Hyde (October 2012) – Prosecuting an arms dealer charged with the illegal brokering of 80,000 semi-automatic firearms and 32,000,000 rounds of ammunition from China to Nigeria. Defendant convicted.
R v H (April 2012 to June 2012) – Defended Head Trader of Blue Index (a derivatives brokerage) charged with Insider Dealing. Only the second case prosecuted by the FCA in which Defendants have been acquitted of Insider Dealing. (The first was in 2010 (R v M) in which he also defended.)
R v S (March 2012) – Defended General Secretary of the Union of Democratic Mineworkers on allegations of theft from a Miners charity of which he was a trustee. Defendant acquitted.
R v Rybak and others (September 2011 to January 2012) – Prosecuted 5 defendants for the SFO for corruption in relation to oil and gas engineering contracts in Iran, Egypt, Russia, Singapore and Abu Dhabi. Contracts corrupted valued at £70m. 4 of 5 defendants convicted, jury unable to agree on the 5th.
R v B (Jan 2011 to June 2011) – Represented the Head Trader of a company involved in £120million VAT contra trading MTIC fraud. Defendant acquitted.
R v M (2010) – defended a solicitor charged by the FSA with insider dealing. This was the first criminal prosecution for insider dealing in which the defendants were acquitted.
R v Nik and others (2009) – prosecuted three businessmen based in the United Kingdom who sent military aviation components to Iran both from the United Kingdom and from the United States of America via third countries in breach of international embargoes.
R v Bright and others (2007) – defended the Finance Director of Independent Insurance which collapsed in 2001.
R v W and others (2003 to 2005) – defended one of the principal Defendants in the Jubilee Line Fraud and Corruption trial.