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Lewis Nedas & Co Defends In Largest Ponzi Fraud Prosecution

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Sentencing Success for Lewis Nedas & Co

Keith Wood, along with the excellent Sam Stein QC, has just concluded a complex fraud case in which former partners of a solicitors firm were indicted with a substantial mortgage fraud.

They prepared a carefully drafted basis of plea which, after much argument, was eventually accepted by the Court and significantly benefitted our client.

At the end of the case, the Judge passed a sentence of twelve months’ imprisonment which, in view of the value of the fraud, fell within the lowest range that could have been passed.

Keith’s diligent analysis of the material supporting our clients’ case, and the superb presentation of this information, together with the extensive mitigation, enabled the Judge to pass such a limited sentence and to decide against the making of a POCA order against our clients.

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Siobhain Egan Secures Full Costs Order for Client’s Private Fees

Siobhain Egan represented an individual who was acquitted of a serious fraud allegation, and secured a full order recovering all of her client’s privately paid fees. The total amount sought by the Defence (there were fourteen defendants) against the Crown was in excess of £1.5 million.

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Acquittal for Tony Meisels’ Client

The excellent James Stansfeld of Great James Street Chambers secured another acquittal for one of Tony Meisels’ clients after a strong and successful ‘half time’ submission at Blackfriars Crown Court.

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Siobhain Egan Represents One of Twenty-Four Defendants Charged with Conspiracy

Siobhain Egan has represented one of twenty-four defendants charged with this conspiracy.

Our client, after taking sound well-reasoned advice, admitted guilt at the earliest opportunity and received a much-reduced sentence as a result.

His barrister was the excellent Martin Huseyin of Tooks Chambers.

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