Sahara Fergus-Simms

year of call :

2015

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Fraud and Financial Crime

R v C and others (2018) (Southwark CC) Operation Trooper - Led by Queen’s Counsel at trial in this multi-handed conspiracy to cheat the public revenue. The client was an accountant accused of assisting a number of companies with the evasion of their VAT.

R v Y and another (2017) (Basildon CC) Currently representing a client charged with fraud having obtained in excess of £500,000 from his employers over a two-year period.

R v H (2017) (Isleworth CC) Secured a 10-month suspended sentence for a client who pleaded guilty to theft of a high value motor vehicle from a HP company, with the contract worth in excess of £40,000.

R v P & E (2017) (Lincoln CC) Operation Solitude - Instructed to represent one of two defendants accused of acquiring criminal property, namely receiving a portion of a substantial sum of money stolen from a 72-year-old.

R v B (2017) (Portsmouth CC) Secured a 2-year suspended sentence for a client charged with stealing £12,400 from his elderly neighbour over a 5-month period and where there was a significant breach of trust.