Monthly Archives: February 2018

Swissport UK Ltd Prosecution


Austin Stoton prosecuted Swissport UK Ltd, the air freight logistics company which operates at the majority of UK airports, for breaches of general duties under the Health and Safety at…

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Money Laundering and Virtual Cryptocurrencies by Sam Thomas


On 12th October 2017, Bitcoin, a decentralised virtual cryptocurrency, soared above $5,000 to reach a record high. This came only a month after Jamie Dimon, the Chairman and CEO of…

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Alex Stein and Michael Levy appear in The Pensions Regulator v Dominic Chappell


On 23rd February Dominic Chappell was sentenced for refusing to comply with 3 section 72 Pensions Act 2004 requests issued by The Pensions Regulator following the collapse of British Home…

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Charlotte Brewer appears in first ever Consumer Credit prosecution brought by the FCA


Charlotte Brewer was instructed by the Financial Conduct Authority as junior counsel in the first ever criminal prosecution brought by the FCA in relation to its consumer credit powers. The…

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Tata Steel fatality HSE proceedings


Austin Stoton prosecuted Tata Steel UK Ltd for offences contrary to ss. 2 & 3 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. A 26 year old electrician died…

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Attorney General’s Panel of Special Advocates


2 Bedford Row are delighted to announce that Thomas Daniel has been appointed as a Special Advocate by the Attorney General. The role of the Special Advocate has developed in…

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