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Recent successful results and new instructions for Lewis Nedas Criminal and Fraud Defence solicitors


  1. Jeffrey Lewis, together with Ian Coupland, was instructed by a European company to defend a private fraud prosecution brought by Amazon in this country. Amazon were represented by a National UK law firm. After robust representations made by Jeffrey concerning some basic issues (i.e. jurisdiction), the prosecution was thankfully discontinued.

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More successful results for Lewis Nedas Criminal and Fraud defence lawyers

  1. super lawyer comicRichard Demczak successfully secured the acquittal of an individual who faced two charges of rape on indictment. The case was tried at Oxford Crown Court, and the superb John Carmichael, barrister, was the instructed advocate;

  2. Siobhain Egan has recently and successfully represented the following clients:

(a) An accountant whose trial for money laundering and POCA offence resulted in a Judge directed acquittal after successful legal submissions were made upon his behalf;

(b) A research scientist and management accountant (separate cases) both investigated for systematic fraud, one case was dropped completely and the other avoided a criminal prosecution as a result of strong legal submissions, put forward by Siobhain, together with a civil remedy;

(c) Another accountant who pleaded guilty to a  rarely used Charity Commission offence concerning the reckless preparation of charity accounts, he received a short custodial sentence which was suspended for 18 months. His advocate was the excellent Rishi Nathwani, barrister.


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New instructions for Lewis Nedas Regulatory lawyers

corp manslaughterJeffrey Lewis has recently been instructed in the following cases:

  1. By the family of the victim of a Corporate Manslaughter victim, in both the forthcoming Coroners Inquest and corporate investigation;

  2. By a Michelin starred restaurant facing prosecution for breaches of 'right to work' and immigration offences;

  3. By another well known London restaurant facing prosecution for repeated Health and Safety offences; 

  4. Another major private landlord facing a investigation and prosecution for HMO (houses in multiple occupation) offences.


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New instructions for Lewis Nedas Law criminal defence specialist lawyers in Oxford

cuffsRichard Demczak represents the following:

  1. An Oxford Student facing allegations of rape and sexual assault;

  2. An individual facing trial concerning the leak of a noxious gas in Oxford (administering noxious gas with intent to endanger life, and witness intimidation - this case has attracted nationwide publicity); 

Sean Reilly represents:

  1. A property professional accused of rape;

  2. An individual facing extradition to Spain;

  3. A client in a forthcoming fraud trial.
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Recent results and instructions for Lewis Nedas Law and Siobhain Egan

  1. FraudMagnifySiobhain Egan represented a solicitor investigated for systematic fraud, the investigation and proceedings were dropped after she made strong representations to the investigating authority;

  2. Siobhain is also instructed to represent an individual investigated by the SFO concerning historical bribery and corruption abroad. Their investigation was opened earlier this year.

This is the 6th recent SFO investigation / prosecution ,in which we have been instructed. We have been successfully defending these cases since 1992, and have considerable proven expertise when dealing with an increasingly (and unnecessarily) aggressive SFO.

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