Liam is an Associate in our Business Crime & Investigations team. His practice encompasses a wide range of business crime, general crime, sanctions, public inquiries and inquests.
Liam has represented and advised clients in cases brought by the Crown Prosecution Service, and other specialist agencies, including the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the National Crime Agency (NCA).
Liam’s practice covers a wide range of criminal allegations, ranging from allegations of theft through to more serious allegations of violence and sexual offences. Liam also has specialist experience of investigations and prosecutions alleging fraud, financial misconduct and money laundering, including asset finance fraud, boiler room fraud, VAT fraud, breaches of the Companies Act 2006 and the breaches of the Insolvency Act 1987.
A highly experienced and effective advisor to individuals under criminal investigation, Liam has substantial experience of advising a wide range of clients in PACE interviews conducted by the Police, Home Office, Flying Squad and the NCA. Liam has a strong track record in concluding criminal investigations without the need for interview or obtaining out of court disposals for clients.
Liam also advises and represents individuals and entities in respect of financial, trade and transport sanctions, including designation challenges and treasury licencing.
Represented a university student accused of serious sexual offences. Investigation concluded with no further action being taken.
Assisted in the representation of a company director accused of defrauding HMRC of £400,000 with the underpayment of VAT over a six-year period.
Advising individuals and entities in relation to challenges to sanctions designations and licence applications.
Assisted in the representation of a retired senior police officer accused of perverting the course of justice in relation to the Hillsborough Stadium disaster.
Represented US nationals of good character accused of firearms offences in the UK. Investigation concluded with no further action being taken.