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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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Confiscation and compensation orders following private prosecutions (R v Somaia)

Corporate Crime analysis: Can a private prosecutor initiate confiscation proceedings and if  so, under what circumstances is this permitted? Ashley Fairbrother, solicitor at Edmonds Marshall McMahon, examines the issues in R v Somaia and says that private prosecutors are able … Continue reading

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Fraud is now the most commonly experienced crime in England and Wales, but has been overlooked by government, law enforcement and industry

The National Audit Office’s (“NAO”) much anticipated report into online fraud (otherwise referred to as cybercrime) released today (30/06/2017) reports that there were 3.6 million fraud incidents in 2016, with 1.9 million of those cyber-related. In the same period, the … Continue reading

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