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AUG
16

New instructions for Lewis Nedas specialist Serious Fraud and Serious Crime Defence solicitors

  1. Paul Mason has been instructed to represent an individual charged with murder in relation to the killing of a man in Essex. The case has received nationwide publicity 2. Paul also represents a defendant charged with multi historic sexual abuse allegations spanning many decades, involving a large number of complainants.

  2. Jeffrey Lewis has been instructed in the following matters:
    A) he advises a UK technology company facing a corporate investigation into Bribery / corruption and money laundering.
    B) he represents an individual arrested, following allegations of £multi million fraud and money laundering (concerning the processing of gold bullion)

  3. Miles Herman advises an individual facing a long running, multi jurisdictional SFO enquiry into Bribery and Corruption. This is the 5th recent instruction received by the firm, concerning various SFO investigations and prosecutions.

We have been advising defendants, witnesses (both defence and potential prosecution witnesses), Company Directors, GCs, FDs, accountants, facing SFO investigations since 1991.

The successful team led by Jeffrey Lewis, has been involved in any number of leading SFO cases.
Additionally our long established, highly respected multi - disciplinary White Collar crime team, advises companies facing internal investigations into money laundering, bribery / corruption, as well as tax evasion, Modern Slavery Act offences and sanctions breaches. Further, we also advise on financial compliance issues.

Contact us today using our online enquiry form or call us on 02073872032.

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AUG
03

Recent excellent results for Lewis Nedas serious crime, fraud and asset restraint defence solicitors

  1. police interviewUnan Choudhury represented a young professional man accused of GBH, he raised the absolute defence of self defence and was acquitted by a jury in less than 20mins.

    This is the third acquittal in a row for Unan, when defending allegations of serious crime. He instructed the excellent James Onalaja of Counsel (187 Fleet Street) as the advocate.

  2. Eiran Reilly instructed by two individuals who had a substantial amount of cash (in excess of £50,000) seized by the NCA. Unan Choudhury carefully advised both individuals upon arrest in the police station, and they explained the legitimate source of the monies and its legitimate purpose. Nevertheless, the NCA continued and originated Restraint proceedings in the Magistrates Court.  Eiran instructed the superb Tom Davidson of Counsel, and after making oral submissions at Court, the NCA agreed to return the monies in full.

    We have an excellent success rate with these type of asset Restraint proceedings - it highlights the importance of good advice at the earliest opportunity (in the police station), careful case preparation and choosing the best specialist advocate available.

  3. Siobhain Egan was instructed by a Senior Finance professional who faced prosecution for fraud, after many months of investigation S/He instructed Siobhain to represent him,  who after assessing the allegations and the evidence, successfully applied to adjourn the proceedings and then made detailed legal submissions, arguing that there was insufficient evidence. The Prosecution agreed and the prosecution was discontinued.

   

 

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02

More recent instructions for Lewis Nedas Law serious criminal defence solicitors

  1. cuffsUnan Choudhury represents one of seven defendants facing trial in connection with multi million fraud charges and money laundering;

  2. Sean Reilly represents an individual charged with assisting an offender in a high profile murder allegation;

  3. Sean also acts for a defendant in another separate murder prosecution.

   

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JUL
21

Another stunning success for Lewis Nedas law client and Unan Choudhury

Jury Room 010Unan represented one of five defendants who faced a complex multi faceted trial involving allegations of kidnap, firearms, blackmail and GBH. Over 35,000 pages of evidence was served.

Our client was acquitted by a jury in just 30 mins. Unan, who is one of our partners and who runs our East London office instructed the excellent specialist barrister Mozammel Hossain of 187 Fleet St Chambers.

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Recent results for our specialist motoring, serious crime and sex offence defence solicitors

  • failure to stopJames Reilly successfully represented a professional woman, whose employment depended upon her maintaining her driving license. She faced the following charges; careless driving and failing to stop and report an accident. James made a strong legal submission up to the close of the prosecution case and our client was acquitted;

  • Unan Choudhury represented a man of good character who faced an allegation of blackmailing his former employer. The prosecutions case was based on one text, in which he was alleged to have demanded with menaces to the sum of £150,000. However, as a result of Unan's thorough and diligent case preparation and investigation of the case, he discovered that the CPS interpreter had misinterpreted the all important text; the defendant had asked for the sum of 150,000 Bangladeshi Taka and not sterling. Additionally, Unan went on to prove by a thorough analysis of bank accounts, HMRC and employment records that our client was genuinely owed money by his former employer (complainant) who had not wanted to pay it to our client. The jury acquitted in 30mins.

  • Miles Herman represented an individual who faced a Crown Court trial, following an allegation of rape. It was an unusual and complex trial, thoroughly prepared by Miles, and the Crown relied upon the evidence of a third party who supported the allegation of rape. The superb John Carmichael was the barrister instructed. The jury quickly acquitted our client.

  • Giovanni Lombardo and Tony Meisels represented a professional man accused by two of his patients, independently, of sexual assault. The case was thoroughly prepared by Tony Meisels, assisted by the excellent Celena Field. The superb Jeremy Lynn of Counsel represented the defendant who was quickly acquitted by the Jury.

    We have one of the leading teams of sexual offence defence lawyers in the Country, with genuinely high acquittal and overall success rates.

  • Fraud investigation success for Lewis Nedas law client; Siobhain Egan represented a finance professional investigated for fraud offences by City of London police. As a result of robust legal representations all matters were dropped.

 

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