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SEP
05

New instructions for Lewis Nedas Serious Crime, fraud and specialist POCA defence lawyers

  1. bank fraudKeith Wood has been instructed to act for a man accused of cyber hacking and ransom ware activities against some of the leading UK banks; the client was recently extradited from Germany and the case has attracted nationwide publicity;

  2. Jeffrey Lewis has been instructed to defend a company subject to a FCA investigation into market abuse, he will be assisted by Siobhain Egan.

    We have been successfully defending FCA investigations (Regulatory and criminal proceedings) since the FSA was set up in 2001. We adopt a multi disciplinary approach to these cases, drawing upon our criminal/White Collar crime/Regulatory defence expertise which has proved to be a very successful formula for our clients. We note that the FCA intend to intensify their Regulatory and criminal investigations this year, so it will be imperative for any finance professional or FCA regulated company to seek the best advice, quickly.

  3. Siobhain Egan has been instructed to defend an individual facing a banking fraud, and a City Trader facing a criminal fraud investigation. 

  4. Keith Wood, who is one of the leading POCA defence specialist solicitors in the country, has also been instructed in a highly complex set of confiscation proceedings. Keith has been remarkably successful in this field.

 

If you are facing a FCA, NCA, Cybercrime, POCA or serious fraud investigation, contact us on 02073872032 or use our online enquiry facility at www.lewisnedas.co.uk

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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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AUG
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
14

New instructions and results for Lewis Nedas Law specialist HMRC and fraud defence solicitors

  1. HMRC SIGNSiobhain Egan has been instructed by a businessman facing a long running VAT fraud investigation by HMRC;

  2. Siobhain successfully represented two Directors of a specialist market research company facing a fraud investigation; the matter was dropped by the investigating authorities after detailed representations were made by Siobhain, relating to the strength and continuity of the evidence;

  3. Siobhain also represented an academic facing allegations of fraud and criminality; the matter was resolved using a civil remedy after robust representations were made by Siobhain.

    

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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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