Benjamin Myers QC and Adrian Farrow successfully defend bank manager charged with fraud
December 22, 2015
In the trial which took place at Southwark Crown Court, it was alleged that a corrupt ring of property developers, valuers and the defendant, a business manager, had obtained in excess of £7 million pounds in fraudulent loans from the bank which employed him. After a trial lasting 10 weeks, the defendant was found not guilty by the jury on all charges.
Ben specialises in serious crime. He is instructed consistently in substantial and complex cases involving murder, manslaughter, high value fraud, money laundering and others. Ben is experienced in public law and is instructed in judicial review proceedings in the fields of both criminal and regulatory law. He has lectured on both criminal law and on international human rights.
Adrian has for many years undertaken criminal work originating from local authorities. His experience of fraud, confiscation, copyright, trading standards, health and safety and food safety cases makes him counsel of choice by defence and prosecutions alike.
They bring many years of experience to both the criminal and fraud teams at Exchange Chambers.