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JUL
12

Excellent result in high profile inquest case for Lewis Nedas Law and Jeffrey Lewis

coroner courtOn 11 July 2016 a Russian businessman was found dead in a flat in Pimlico at that stage having apparently hanged himself from the bannisters. His family were confident that he would not have taken his own life and instructed Jeffrey Lewis to represent them in the inquest proceedings at Westminster Coroner’s Court.

Jeffrey, through the Coroner, sought further evidence from the Metropolitan Police, who had determined the circumstances not to be suspicious and it became apparent that there were a number of anomalies surrounding the death which cast doubt upon this initial view and raised the possibility of third party involvement.

At the inquest on Friday 7 July 2017 the Assistant Coroner, Dr William Dolman acknowledged there were unanswered questions surrounding the death and delivered an ‘open’ conclusion (verdict). The excellent and highly experienced specialist Counsel, Iain Daniels of Ely Place Chambers, represented the family at the inquest hearing.

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JUN
26

Excellent sentencing result for Jeffrey Lewis in a VAT fraud case

FraudMagnifyYet another success for Jeffrey who represented a businessman, who faced substantial VAT prosecution spanning many years.

It was a complex case, and after submitted detailed mitigation the Sentencing Judge ordered that a suspended term of imprisonment should be the appropriate sentence for the long running offence.

 

 

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JUN
20

Criminal trial result for Lewis Nedas client and Tony Meisels

sex offencesTony represented a client who faced four allegations of rape made by his ex-partner. On the fourth day of the trial at Winchester CC, the Crown, realising the weakness of their case, invited the judge to withdraw these counts from the jury who were directed to return not guilty verdicts. The defendant also faced lesser offences also of a sexual nature to which he pleaded guilty and received a community order. Counsel in this case was the very experienced Dee Connolly of 33 Bedford Row.

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JUN
16

Recent successes for Lewis Nedas Law specialist Serious Crime defence solicitors

  1. criminal defenceAcquittal in kidnap prosecution; Sean Reilly acted for an individual accused of a number of allegations including kidnap and false imprisonment; he denied the allegations and faced trail at the Crown Court. He was acquitted after legal argument raised by the excellent John Carmichael of Counsel.

    James Reilly was instructed by another law firm to act as advocate for the co-defendant, who was also acquiited after legal argument;

  2. Unan Choudhury represented a young defendant, who faced a multi defendant indictment concerning a gang land stabbing. After Unan submitted detailed and strong submissions to the CPS, the prosecution was discontined against our client.

       

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JUN
14

New instructions and successes for Lewis Nedas Law Serious Crime specialist defence lawyer and barrister Danny Barnard

  1. confiscationExcellent result on major POCA (asset confiscation) trial; Danny persuaded the CPS, who were seeking a sum of £1.2 million (including 'hidden assets'), to accept a much reduced sum;

  2. Danny is instructed on a large multi defendant class A drugs supply conspiracy at Snaresbrook Crown Court.

   

 

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