Imran Shafi makes successful no case to answer submission

February 26, 2019

Imran Shafi from Exchange Chambers, instructed by C & G Solicitors, has made a successful submission of no case to answer in Operation Finglas at Preston Crown Court.

Operation Finglas is a serious multi-defendant tachograph fraud and associated money laundering prosecution.

Following three weeks of prosecution evidence, HHJ Newell acceded to Mr Shafi’s application. The trial for the remaining defendants continues.

Imran Shafi is a heavyweight criminal defence specialist who is instructed in the most serious criminal matters.

In recent years, his practice has increasingly featured ‘paper heavy’ fraud and complex money laundering allegations. He is renowned for his ability to put his clients at ease and to vigorously represent them at every level. His practice has been built upon his ability to perform at the highest level time and time again. In addition to his recognised strength in fraud, he is frequently retained to defend serious drugs conspiracies, murder, gang violence and large scale immigration facilitation cases. Over the years he has also gained vast experience in confiscation and appellate work. He combines a proactive approach to the legal issues/procedure with a friendly and understanding manner with clients.

He is a key and experienced member of the criminal team at Exchange Chambers.