“Leonard Smith QC and Greg Johnson secure the acquittal of lawyer, Kate Baxter, following a ten week mortgage fraud trial at Hull Crown Court.

Ms Baxter, who faced ten counts of conspiracy to defraud, was the only defendant who was acquitted following a robustly combative six defendant trial.  Following the trial, the police described the trial as one of the most "serious and complex" fraud cases police have ever dealt with.

Mr Smith QC and Mr Johnson were briefed by O’Garra’s Solicitors of Leeds.

You can read more about this case in the following articles:- 

Hull Daily Mail - The most serious and complex fraud

Hull Daily Mail - Solicitor accused of helping Goulbourne brothers in mortgage fraud scam denies wrongdoing

Hull Daily Mail - Defence barrister says 'no evidence of secrecy' casts doubt on conspiracy allegations in mortage fraud trial

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Date: 22/03/2018