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Excellent Sentencing Result in Sexual Assault Case for Lewis Nedas Law client and Giovanni Lombardo

sex offencesGiovanni represented an Italian National accused of sexual assault.

He was originally represented by a large criminal defence firm of solicitors on legal aid; this was a complicated case, with a wealth of mitigation which the solicitors had done nothing to pursue or collate. They had advised him that he would be sentenced to six years imprisonment.

His family, who were very unhappy with the performance of the original, found Giovanni and privately instructed him. He immediately briefed the excellent David Nathan QC.

Giovanni thoroughly prepared the clients mitigation and he was sentenced to suspended sentence of imprisonment.

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The Investigator - A British Crime Story - ITV

itvLast night saw the end of the excellent docu-drama 'The Investigator: A British Crime Story'; which focused upon the disappearance of Carole Packman, over 30 years ago.

The series focused upon the activities of Ms Packman's husband and his conviction for her murder. He, along with two others, were convicted at a later date (after Ms Packman's disappearance) of an audacious insurance fraud, during which it was claimed the husband died after falling overboard whilst at sea.

Jeffrey Lewis acted for one of those defendants and stated that it was one of the most interesting and difficult cases to deal with, which ran parallel to the investigation by Police of Ms Packman's murder.

You can watch the full series, here.

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Acquittal in Serious Historic Sex Abuse Trial for Lewis Nedas Law Criminal Defence Lawyers This Week

sex offencesSiobhain Egan represented a retired businessman and Chairman of a well-known charitable organisation, who faced historic allegations of sexual assault. The client was acquitted of all counts after a difficult trial.

A great deal of detailed preparation was involved including the instruction of private enquiry agents, the order of cell site evidence by the defence, visits to the location in question and gathering alibi evidence, and so forth.

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New Instructions for Lewis Nedas Criminal and Fraud Defence Lawyers

jail cell shaking hands1. Miles Herman is instructed to advise a finance professional facing allegations of child grooming.

2. Unan Choudry defends the following individuals:
a) an individual facing charges of conspiring to defraud (value £2.5 million) concerning allegations of fake rental properties;
b) a defendant facing trial upon allegations of Fraud/money laundering (value £1.5million);
c) a client charged with raping a mentally vulnerable woman in a particularly complex case.

3. Siobhain Egan represents:
a) an individual on trial in relation to a multi million pound investment fraud and money laundering, and;
b) she is also advising another individual who is the subject of an Interpol Red Notice.


Contact Lewis Nedas Law Expert Defence Solicitors

If you are facing similar allegations, contact our specialist criminal defence solicitors by calling 0207 387 2032 or complete our online enquiry form here.

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Acquittals for Lewis Nedas Law clients who faced criminal charges this week

child pornSean Reilly represented an individual facing a series of rape allegations arising from the client’s membership of a fetish organisation - he was fully acquitted of all charges.

       His advocate was the excellent John Carmichael of 4 Breams Buildings.

Siobhain Egan represented a highly respected film director and artist, accused of possession of indecent photographs of children under 18 years of age.

He was first arrested three and a half years ago, immediately telling the authorities that the images would have been connected with his research work on forthcoming projects.

There was considerable delay in the final prosecution of this case, primarily because there was a problem with the Met police forensic investigation of the images.We instructed a leading firm of independent forensic computer experts who specialize in the analysis of computer pornography, who concluded that the limited access to the images was not typical of a Paedophile. We were also able to prove a timeline correlation between access to the images and our clients work projects. Additionally, the majority of the images were downloaded from a well-established US website, which contains a disclaimer stating that all the images were of models over 18years of age! This of course was something that would be been clear to the prosecuting authorities had they chosen to check before deciding to prosecute.

We had repeatedly asked the CPS to review the prosecution, and secured three wasted costs orders against the CPS because they failed to comply with orders of the Court, and in one    occasion even failed to turn up for a court hearing. Eventually, the CPS agreed with our findings and agreed to withdraw the case - on the day of trial!

The excellent Mark Cotter of 5 St Andrews Hill chambers was the advocate instructed.

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