Ian Harris and Simon Berkson secure acquittals in conspiracy to defraud trial

May 9, 2016

Ian Harris and Simon Berkson from Exchange Chambers have secured acquittals for their clients in a complex conspiracy to defraud trial.

The two defendants were acquitted by direction of the judge after submissions by Ian Harris and Simon Berkson.  9 other defendants remain on trial.

Ian Harris was instructed by Stephensons Solicitors (Rachel Adamson) and Simon Berkson was instructed by The Johnson Partnership.

Ian is a highly experienced and highly acclaimed junior by Chambers and Partners as a leader in the criminal field, he is used to handling heavy and complex cases across the entire criminal spectrum, often leading second juniors in both prosecution and defence trials. He is briefed in many drugs, fraud and violence cases and has acted in many murder and gangland conspiracies, as well as serious sexual offences.

Ian Harris and Simon Berkson are members of the Criminal Department at Exchange Chambers.