Confiscation

2 Bedford Row is, for many easily the best criminal set in the country.

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Chambers enjoys an unrivalled reputation for its expertise in this important area.

Our members have a vast amount of experience both prosecuting and defending such proceedings, for example:

  • R v Sykes – The Cheney Pension Fraud
  • R v Briggs – Price (in the Crown Court, Court of Appeal and the House of Lords)
  • Operation Stockade – Multi-million pound confiscation order quashed when conviction quashed in the Court of Appeal
  • R v Hackett

Members have lectured and written widely in this area. Our experience includes expertise in the following areas:

  • Criminal Lifestyle
  • Determining Criminal Benefit
  • Assessment of Recoverable Amounts
  • Enforcement Proceedings
  • Management Receivership Proceedings
  • Enforcement Receiverhsip Proceedings
  • The Determination of competing claims to property pursuant to the making of a Confiscation Order
  • Identifying issues of Double Accounting
  • Access to specialist forensic accountants when defending Confiscation Proceedings

Contact information


For further information and enquiries please contact our clerks team.


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