Crime & Fraud Briefing: March 2024

Articles, Briefings

05/03/2024

Welcome to the latest edition of the Crime Briefing which focuses on private prosecutions with articles written by Louise McCullough and Amelia Katz. We hope that you find these articles informative and interesting.

There remains ongoing disbelief, outrage, and concern over the private prosecutions that the Post Office undertook against hundreds of sub-postmasters. As the inquiry led by Sir Wyn Williams moves into phases 5 and 6, we await the final report, due in the Autumn of 2024, with its recommendations for the future. Lessons must be learned from this appalling miscarriage of justice.

We are one of the largest common law sets in the country. We have a strong and experienced team of barristers practising criminal law and fraud who prosecute and defend in some of today’s most high profile and leading cases.

We are incredibly proud and delighted of the following appointments:

James Thacker is to be appointed King’s Counsel and will formally take silk on 18th March 2024 at a ceremony presided over by the Lord Chancellor.

Tom Little KC has been appointed as First Senior Treasury Counsel from 1st April 2024.

Read the Briefing in full.

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