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Substantial costs award made following acquittal of client charged with dishonesty offences

Instructed late in the day, Peters & Peters successfully defended the president of a global pharmaceuticals group due to stand trial for dishonesty offences. The proceedings were discontinued following lengthy representations made as to the inadequacy of the Crown’s disclosure, following which Peters & Peters obtained a novel and substantial costs award against the Crown.

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Helen McDowell

Managing Partner

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Helen has extensive experience in business crime and regulatory matters and is ranked as leading lawyer by Legal 500, she represents clients prosecuted by a range of financial authorities.