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Brian is a highly regarded and widely respected Criminal Defence Lawyer. He has vast experience of dealing with both highly complex and sometimes straight forward legal issues for his clients. Brian has been involved with some of the UK’s most high profile and notable cases over the past two decades. His clients recognise him for the care and attention that he gives to each and every one of them through his hands on approach. Brian’s practice areas include (but are not limited to):
- Pre-charge investigation and representation
- Police station advice/representation
- Commercial and corporate fraud
- Confiscation (Proceeds of Crime Act 2002) restraint
- Money laundering
- Mortgage fraud
- VAT and carousel fraud
- Conspiracy to de-fraud
- Regulatory investigations
- Road traffic offences
- Serious crime including homicide and drugs
Recent Notable Cases:
Operation Erasure: One of the largest Missing Trader Intra-community Fraud cases this country has ever seen Heard at Liverpool Crown Cour -2010-2012. Achived successful half time submission of no case to answer. Value of the fraud was estimated at £130 million.
Operation Duma: Large scale allegation of carousel trading resulting in a six month trial with a value of £40 million.
Operation Pylon: Mortgage fraud conspiracy with 17 defendants all represented at a very high level. Representing the only client out of 17 defendants to be acquitted following trial.
Operation Brimstone: Valued at £4 million, highly complex mortgage fraud and money laundering case. Again successfully represented, the case collapsed.
Operation Fluency: Largest ever UK internal Inland Revenue fraud conducted by internal affairs department and associated money laundering counts.
Involved in the preparation of defending in a very complex case which revolved around a waste disposal fraud.
R v A: Case requiring sensitivity and understanding of the cultural issues involved.
R v C: International money laundering investigation with an FBI involvement.
R v D: International conspiracy to defraud and associated money laundering offences.