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Russian and British national guilty of elaborate $1 million fraud following private prosecution

On the 13th December 2017, Andrey Kulich was unanimously convicted in a private prosecution for his involvement in a $1 million conspiracy to defraud Argyn Khassenov, following a four-week trial at Birmingham Crown Court. Andrey Kulich, a Russian and British … Continue reading

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An Approach to Prosecuting Intellectual Property Crime:  The Prosecutors

Edmonds Marshall McMahon’s Tamlyn Edmonds and Ashley Fairbrother were delighted to feature in the Intellectual Property Magazine, following an interview with the Deputy Editor, Tom Phillips The published interview is set out below and can be found here. With the … Continue reading

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Andrew Marshall Contributes to Crisis Management Training

BGP Global Services recently conducted a further crisis management table top exercise for the senior UK management and crisis management team of the Marsh and McLennan Companies in London. The training utilised their immersive training platform LIMIT and led the participants through … Continue reading

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The end of the Ghosh direction is on the cards

In an enormously important decision handed down yesterday, Ivey v. Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd t/a Crockfords[1], the Supreme Court signalled the end of what has been the standard Ghosh[2] direction, given to juries in criminal cases where dishonesty is in … Continue reading

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Edmonds Marshall McMahon ranked in The Chambers High Net Worth 2017 Guide

Edmonds Marshall McMahon is delighted to announce that it has been ranked for the first time as a Band 3 law firm within the Private Wealth Disputes category in The Chambers High Net Worth 2017 Guide. Chambers and Partners has … Continue reading

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Campaign justice: crowdfunding for private prosecutions

A jury has cleared a woman accused of killing a cyclist through careless driving in what is believed to be the first entirely crowdfunded UK private prosecution case. David Jugnarain, partner at Edmonds Marshall McMahon, examines the implications of the … Continue reading

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EMM shortlisted for Specialist Law Firm of the Year in The British Legal Awards 2017

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Edmonds Marshall McMahon is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the Specialist Law Firm of the Year in the British Legal Awards 2017. The British Legal Awards celebrates achievement, excellence and innovation in the legal profession and … Continue reading

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Joint Public and Private Prosecution Secures 4 Year Prison Sentence for Employee Theft

R v Troy Wood On 22 September, following a successful joint public and private prosecution, Mr Wood was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment for offences of fraud, theft and perverting the course of justice. Edmonds Marshall McMahon represented Provident Personal Credit, for … Continue reading

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Bringing private prosecutions for the sale of ‘grey goods’ R v M; [2017] UKSC 58,

Corporate Crime analysis: Can a criminal offence be committed under the Trade Marks Act 1994 (TMA 1994) for the sale or distribution of so-called ‘grey goods’ without the trade mark proprietor’s consent? Ashley Fairbrother, solicitor at Edmonds Marshall McMahon, examines … Continue reading

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EMM successfully prosecutes fraudulent Estate Agent

On 9 June 2017, the jury in the matter of R (Fuseon Ltd) v Timothy Shinners returned guilty verdicts in 4 of 5 counts of fraud and theft. Mr Shinners fraudulently abused his position as a Director causing losses to the … Continue reading

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