Jonathan Page

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Instructed as junior counsel and as a leading junior counsel in a number of complex cases.

Jonathan is currently instructed in a number of serious cases including allegations of murder, serious sexual offences, an extensive VAT fraud and a terrorism funding case.

In recent years he has defended in a many heavy, high-value fraud and money laundering conspiracies. These include a £35m money laundering trial in Birmingham, an advertising fraud in Liverpool and a tobacco fraud concerning the abuse of a diplomatic privilege in Southwark. He has also represented several defendants in a string of MTIC frauds in many of the large operations in London, Liverpool and Manchester.

In 2010, Jonathan was appointed to the Disciplinary, Admissions and Appeal Committees of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). In 2012, he was appointed as a chairman to the same Committees. ACCA regulates the behaviour and admission of qualified accountants to this prestigious Association. ACCA has a worldwide membership of over 300,000 trainee and qualified accountants

In 2016, Jonathan was appointed to the Appeal Committee of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). CIMA has 240,000 members and student members worldwide and regulates the performance, standards and behaviour of management accountants. He now sits on committees for the 2 largest accountancy regulators.

He has combined his experience of Accountancy Regulation with his criminal fraud experience and has been instructed to represent 2 qualified accountants, one in 2015 and one for trial in 2016, who were both charged with fraud offences.

Jonathan has been instructed in terrorist cases. He also represented a Prison Officer who was supplying information to the tabloid press in Operation Elvedon. He has extensive experience in the full range of criminal allegations including murder, manslaughter, serious violence and organised crime. 

He is a member of the Criminal Bar Association and the Fraud Lawyers Association.