Jonathan Kinnear QC and Cameron Brown successfully prosecuted the SFO investigation into corrupt payments made by the UK arm of the international freight forwarders, FH Bertling Ltd, to an agent of the Angolan National Oil Company, Sonangol. The corrupt payments related to a large freight forwarding worth approximately $20 million. Six former employees and the company itself pleaded guilty. Sentencing is to take place in October 2017.
Jonathan Kinnear QC specialises in cases of real financial complexity in both criminal and civil jurisdictions, providing high level advice and advocacy services to a range of Government Departments, Companies and high net worth individuals.
Cameron Brown principally acts in the most serious fraud and corruption prosecutions, on behalf of the leading Fraud Prosecution agencies and private clients. He frequently appears as leading Counsel in such cases.
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