Marie Spenwyn

year of call :

1999

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Fraud and Financial Crime

R v Locke [2018] Southwark CC: Defended in six-week pension liberation fraud.

R v T&F CCC (2017): Trial relating to trademark offences and related money laundering.

R v Anwar Luton CC (2015): Represented defendant charged along with two others with fraud offences relating to theft and utilisation of customer details stolen from a hotel.

R v Chatfield Hull CC (2015): Allegations of fraud relating to an online pet shop over a lengthy period of time. Click here for Hull Daily Mail article and Beverley Guardian article

R v N and others Southwark CC (2014): Mutli-handed multi-million pound long firm fraud. Junior Counsel for a company director, the only defendant acquitted at trial.

R v Qureshi Chelmsford (2013): Led in factoring fraud perpetrated on Barclays Bank through use of NHS.

R v Altinbas and others CCC (2013): Represented immigration advisor in case of sham marriages. Click here to read the BBC News online article and click here for Daily Telegraph article.

R v Kaufman and others Manchester CC (2009): Led junior in a conspiracy to defraud concerning counterfeit clothing on Ebay. Click here to read the Manchester Evening News article; click here to read the Manchester Evening News article

R v Rahim & others - Croydon CC (2008): Junior counsel in a ten-handed conspiracy to defraud insurance companies over a number of years.

R v Hutchinson – Blackfriars CC (2007): Junior counsel in a large conspiracy to defraud the DWP of £2.4 million.  (See links to newspaper reports.  A documentary filmed by the BBC featuring this case was shown in 2008).

R v Duncan Blackfriars CC (2006): Junior counsel in a conspiracy to defraud alleging exploitation of the elderly by antique dealers. Click here to read the BBC News online article