Preparing Students for Entry to the Solicitors Profession: The Law Society, 19 April 2016
On 19 April 2016 Charlotte Tregunna will be contributing to a Law Society training session for aspiring student lawyers. Charlotte will join a panel of lawyers from different organisations and will talk about her experiences training and qualifying at Peters & Peters.
Manslaughter charge dropped against Peters & Peters client accused in Cyprus
Our client, Mr David Hughes, is a British kayaking instructor engaged by the British Army, who successfully challenged a charge of manslaughter in Cyprus. The investigation concerns the death of a British soldier in an accident during a kayaking exercise organised by the British Army’s Adventure Training unit. Mr Hughes cooperated fully with the British Army in its internal investigation of […]
High Court approves SFO’s treatment of seized electronic devices
Neil Swift discusses the recent decision in McKenzie v SFO was published in Fraud Intelligence. The case concerned the SFO’s handling of electronic devices which are claimed to contain legally privileged material, raising important issues for persons involved in investigations. The full article, “Handled with care – High Court approves SFO’s treatment of seized electronic devices” is available […]
Interpol deletes Red Notice issued against Russian client
We act for a prominent Russian businessman, who was accused of large scale fraud and money laundering in the Russian Federation. As a result, our client became the subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice at the request of the Russia Federation. We made detailed submissions to INTERPOL that the allegations against our client were entirely […]
Allegations of corruption in international arbitration
In a recent article for Fraud Intelligence, Head of Business Crime Michael O’Kane and Sarah Cotterill, Paralegal, discussed evidentiary standards in international arbitrations involving allegations of corruption. Their article, “Holding states to a higher standard: allegations of corruption in international arbitration”, is available here. You can also read it on the Fraud Intelligence website.
The identification principle and corrupt practices, Neil Swift
In a recent interview with LexisPSL, Neil Swift discussed the case of Smith and Ouzman Ltd., and the challenges in identifying a directing mind and will in corruption cases. The interview is available here.