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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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Recent results for Lewis Nedas specialist criminal defence solicitors

  1. RCJExcellent sentencing result in a high profile case; Jeffrey Lewis represented a solicitor convicted of seriously assaulting a plaintiff at the Royal Courts of Justice. After a difficult and complex hearing (and as a result of in-depth mitigation), the superb David Nathan QC managed to persuade the sentencing court to impose a suspended sentence of imprisonment. This case attracted national publicity;

  2. Excellent sentencing result in a large benefit fraud; Sean Reilly acted for an individual who pleaded guilty to a large and complicated benefit fraud. After offering detailed mitigation the client was fined, he was expecting an immediate term of imprisonment and was delighted;

  3. Siobhain Egan represented an accountant/banker investigated for fraudulent activity; after submitting detailed representations the matter was dealt with by a civil remedy.



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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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Money Laundering Success for Lewis Nedas Law client and Miles Herman

money launderingMiles Herman, a Solicitor Advocate and director of the practice, represented the Defendant charged with laundering monies of over £300,000.

Although a Guilty plea was tendered, it was on the basis that the Defendant was simply acting as a courier for others.  The Crown Prosecution Service rejected that basis stating that they believed the Defendant to be involved in organised crime.  As a result, a contested Newton Hearing took place before the Recorder of Southwark and the court following submissions made by Miles agreed with the Defence’s submissions and imposed on  the Defendant  a suspended sentence of imprisonment on that basis.  The client was clearly delighted as he faced a significant prison sentence if the court had found in the Prosecution’s favour.


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Lewis Nedas Law continues to excel in all Fraud and Money Laundering matters and should you face for such allegations and/or court proceedings.  Please contact this firm for advice by calling 0207 387 2032 or filling out our online enquiry form here.

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Confiscation Success in SFO Prosecution for Lewis Nedas Law client and Siobhain Egan

SFOSiobhain represented a company director who pleaded guilty to a £50 million pension fraud, prosecuted by the SFO.

Her client received a suspended prison sentence after the sentencing Judge heard detailed mitigation, (the co-defendant received a sentence in excess of 10 years). At the confiscation, the judge ordered that our client pay £218,522.00 in compensation and confiscation from restrained assets, a much reduced figure than originally sought by the SFO.

The excellent Mark Smith of Counsel, 5 St. Andrews Hill, was the instructed advocate.

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