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MPR secure bail for man "on the run" in Spain

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Our client had been wanted since the beginning of 2017 by the UK authorities in relation to serious outstanding charges that he faced under the jurisdiction of England and Wales. A European Arrest Warrant had been executed and Interpol Red Flags assigned. He...

MPR instructed in high profile Valentine's Day murder in East London

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We have been instructed to defend a young client charged with another with murder which allegedly took place on Valentine’s Day 14.02.2018. The case has been widely reported in the media (please see links below) and the case is being investigated by...

Bail granted for client charged with section 18 GBH in Crown Court

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Our client was charged with a section 18 Grievous Bodily Harm involving co-defendants. The charge is essentially one level down from a murder in the hierarchy of assault offences (common assault being the lowest to murder being the highest). The...

MPR instructed in firearms and ammunition case in Thames Valley

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The firm was instructed for its expertise in Firearms Law and defending Firearms Offences which can in itself be a complex minefield incorporating various pieces of legislation and schedules and regulations. Our client was an avid collector of antiques and...

Motorist four times over drink drive limit avoids prison

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We were instructed to represent a young motorist who was charged with Driving whilst above the prescribed alcohol limit. In this particular case, he was 4 times over the legal limit, had collided with a stationary vehicle and was facing an immediate...

MPR Defend in latest SFO prosecution - Bribery and Corruption charges

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MPR’s Business Crime Team have been instructed to represent and advise a professional in the oil and gas industry in relation to charges of Conspiracy to make corrupt payments contrary to section 1 Prevention of Corruption Act 1906 and section 1 of the...

MPR solicitors instructed in bribery and corruption case

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We have been asked to provide pre-charge advice and representation at the investigative stage by a senior professional in Procurement who has been asked to attend an interview by the SFO (Serious Fraud Office). The defence team is headed by Abdullah...

HNW overseas professional national acquitted of GBH on partner

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Unusually, our client was a female accused of stabbing her partner in a domestic related incident involving him and in the presence of their small child. Our client was acquitted and was able to restore some normality to her life and maintain a working...

Rise of the HNW seasonal arrests for domestic violence

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The end of the festive period heralds one of the busiest weeks of the New Year for Family Law and Divorce enquiries. Coupled with this is the increase of allegations of domestic violence or domestic related abusive or controlling behaviour. We have seen a...

MPR instructed to defend in drugs and money laundering NCA case

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The firm has been instructed to represent one of 8 defendants who face trial on allegations of conspiracy to supply class A and class B drugs together with money laundering the alleged proceeds of criminal activity spanning over a 12 month period in London...

Trident Gang Crime Command - simply known as Trident

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Operation Trident was the Met Police Specialist Unit originally set up to tackle gun crime in London’s Afro-Caribbean communities following several fatal shootings. By 2012 the Unit dealt with all non-fatal shootings and the new Trident Gang Crime...

Pre-Charge Advice: NCA money laundering conspiracy

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We have been asked to advise at the pre-charge stage in a large-scale money laundering investigation being conducted by the National Crime Agency (NCA) formerly known as the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA). The investigation involves the alleged...

Pre-charge advice in conspiracy to fraudulently suppress VAT

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Our client is a professional Accountant whose firm had acted for a food franchise business with cash takings who was being accused of dishonest VAT suppression for a large 7 figure sum. Following a VAT inspection HMRC found clear evidence of the VAT...

Election fraud invesigation pre-charge advice sought and case dropped

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The firm’s Serious and Complex Crime Team were instructed to advise and represent an individual being investigated for election fraud in the local council elections in the Thames Valley Home Counties area. These were serious allegations that carry...

MPR solicitors instructed by the Government of Iraq in High Court litigation

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MPR’s Dispute Resolution team headed by Senior Partner Abdullah Al-Yunusi has been instructed by the Ministry of Justice in Iraq to defend a High Court claim in an on-going complex case involving one of its State Owned banks.  The team was chosen...

Abdullah Al-Yunusi of MPR instructed to act for Rafidain Bank in Iraq

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MPR’s senior partner Abdullah Al-Yunusi who is a barrister with over 20 years’ experience in defending serious litigation, has been instructed by the Iraqi State owned Rafidain Bank in complex litigation at the High Court. Abdullah is acting for...

MPR solicitors in-house team secure acquittal in historic sex abuse case

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Our client, a law abiding citizen with no previous convictions was charged with sexually abusing his nieces when they were minors over 15 years ago. The case was investigated and prosecuted by the specialist Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Crimes Directorate...

Pre-charge advice by MPR for HNW accused of stealing deceased father's assets

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We were instructed to provide pre-charge advice and representation at the police stage of the investigation into the alleged fraud committed on the estate of the deceased by a family member and beneficiary under the will. This was a complex investigation...

Instructed in Operation Somerville - 19 defendant case at Oxford Crown Court

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MPR’s Serious and Complex Crime Team have been instructed to defend a large-scale multi-defendant conspiracy to supply class A drugs cases, one of the largest undercover police operations targeting Serious Organised Crime in the Thames Valley area. ...

MPR solicitors secure acquittal for non-British HNW charged with sexual assault on an aircraft

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The Firm’s HNW department secured an acquittal in the Crown Court in a complex sexual assault allegation on board a transatlantic flight from the US to the UK. The case involved serious and complex issues of section 34 adverse inferences,...

MPR Solicitors instructed in Operation Suzlon - Running and Managing Brothels across London

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MPR solicitors have been instructed this month to vigorously defend in a large-scale conspiracy to manage and run brothels in West London as part of the Met’s Serious Crime Group’s investigation into an alleged highly sophisticated crime network...

MPR solicitors instructed in two major conspiracy to supply drugs cases in the West Midlands: Operation Diesel

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Our firm has been selected to represent in complex criminal cases involving large-scale drugs conspiracies in the West Midlands area due to our expertise and bespoke legal services in defending serious criminal cases in drugs, money laundering and fraud....

Pre-charge advice and second opinion advice from MPR solicitors Criminal Defence Team

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The firm has seen a rise in its pre-charge and second opinion advice in criminal cases from clients referred to the Firm through recommendation and its ability to offer no nonsense pragmatic advice. It is not uncommon for individuals particularly...

Pre-charge advice and second opinion advice from MPR solicitors Criminal Defence Experts

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The firm has seen a rise in its pre-charge and second opinion advice in criminal cases from clients referred to the Firm through recommendation and its ability to offer no nonsense pragmatic advice. It is not uncommon for individuals particularly...

MPR solicitors instructed to defend in high profile murder case at Old Bailey

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The Firm has been instructed to defend a youth charged with murder and attempted murder and the case will involve complex issues of joint enterprise and forensic evidence including pathological, toxicology and cell site evidence. MPR solicitors has vast...

Client "acquitted" at pre-charge stage in complex fraud

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Our professional client was arrested in a dawn raid on suspicious of fraud by abuse of position and money laundering over 6 months ago. The case involved a complex myriad of transactions and historical factual issues spanning 15 years. We were chosen for...

Celebrity plastic surgeon instructs MPR

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Our client was arrested at an awards ceremony in London in respect of allegations of sexual assault. Whilst at the police station he requested the services of MPR solicitors and we were able to provide our client with immediate legal advice and...

MPR solicitors instructed in conspiracy to defraud against Met Police

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We have been retained by a former company director to defend in fraud proceedings involving the Met Police Force and the complex law of Procurement. The case is being investigated and prosecuted by the specialist Economic Crime Team at the CPS and involves...

MPR client acquitted of conspiracy to defraud at Southwark Crown Court

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MPR solicitors LLP were instructed to represent a professional client charged with several counts of conspiracy to defraud with 5 others in the largest Access to Work fraud prosecuted by the CPS Specialist Fraud Unit for the DWP- Operation Aguilar. The case...

Private prosecutions on the rise

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Last month MPR were instructed to instigate a private prosecution in connection with a corporate fraud. We are pleased to announce that the dossier has now been handed to the authorities with a view to taking over the prosecution. Increasingly corporate and...

Identity Documents Act offender avoids jail

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MPR solicitors were instructed to represent a British national who had been charged with possession of a forged identity document with intent contrary to section 4 of the Identity Documents Act 2010. He had made admissions in the police station interview to...

Operation Rutland Surrey Police investigate £1 million fraud: how MPR solicitors can assist

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Today saw the arrest of 4 police officers by Surrey police into allegations of conspiracy to defraud and money laundering. The investigation is being conducted by the Serious and Organised Crime Team and also involves other agencies as the suspects involved...

MPR solicitors secure rape acquittal of Queens College Cambridge University undergraduate

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Our client was accused of raping a fellow Cambridge University student in her halls of residence following a drunken night out in November 2014. He was found not guilty by a jury at Cambridge Crown Court yesterday following a two week trial. The issue in the...

Joint enterprise (murder) law wrongly interpreted for 30 years Supreme Court rules today

Seema Parikh
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Seema Parikh, Solicitor and Managing Partner of criminal defence specialists firm MPR solicitors in London takes a look at this much awaited Supreme Court ruling and why the law on joint enterprise (murder law) was so controversial and in many cases...

9 hour detention lawful under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000

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Last month the Court of Appeal ruled that the detention of David Miranda for 9 hours under the Terrorism Act 2000 was lawful however it also ruled that Schedule 7 of the Act was incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. Miranda had been...

MPR solicitors instructed by a suspect in Hayes murder investigation

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Dawn raid by police caused the arrest of our client on allegations of being involved in the murder of a man in Hayes. Our client was one of several arrested for the murder. Due to the seriousness of the case, one of our Specialist Criminal Defence...

The Insurance Fraud Taskforce -Recommendations

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The Insurance Fraud Taskforce has conducted a yearlong review of what the major factors are behind insurance fraud and has come up with a series of recommendations for the legal sector. A list of conclusions includes: The SRA along with accident claims...

International Art Fraud and the criminal defence solicitor

Seema Parikh
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Seema Parikh trained to be a solicitor in London but between her professional studies, her passion for Art took her to Italy and Russia for 12 months where she was able to combine her legal knowledge with issues such as authenticity and art in crime such as...

MPR solicitors retained as legal advisors to SME Tech company

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The firm has been retained by the CEO and board of directors to advise on a variety of legal issues from disposal of shares, waiver of shareholder dividends, raising equity finance, waiver of pre-emption rights, employment issues, Regulatory advice, IP,...

MPR solicitors instructed in Murder trial at Nottingham Crown Court

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The Firm’s Serious and Complex Crime team headed by Abdullah Al-Yunusi was instructed in a gangland style murder trial at Nottingham Crown Court. The client preferred a London firm of specialist criminal defence solicitors rather than the local Duty...

MPR solicitors appointed to advise Board of Trustees of Mosque in the North of England

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The Firm has been retained by the Board of Trustees to advise a prominent Mosque in the North of England on a variety of legal issues including a police investigation into the activities of a mosque official. Our solicitors are able to advise on a range of...

MPR solicitors secure client's acquittal for tax evasion

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An eminent cardiologist was cleared last week of tax evasion. The jury took just two hours to return a unanimous Not Guilty verdict. Our client had been charged with cheating the public revenue and was being prosecuted by the specialist tax division of...

MPR instructed on Bribery & Corruption investigation by SFO

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Abdullah Al-Yunusi has been instructed to a advise a leading professional in the energy sector in a ongoing  bribery and corruption investigation involving some of the largest international companies in the oil and gas markets. Abdullah is recognised as...

MPR solicitors secure suspended sentence order for 30 counts of fraud

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Our client was charged and pleaded guilty to 30 charges of fraud by false representation. She was expecting a prison sentence. However, MPR solicitors were instructed to fully advise, represent and secure a non-custodial sentence if possible. The case on...

MPR solicitors instructed in large scale drugs supply case and money laundering

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Specialist Metropolitan Police Task Force raided our client’s home address under a drugs warrant. Unbeknown to our client, a large amount of drugs were found and seized from an outbuilding on the 100 acre estate used by workers. The client’s...

MPR solicitors are leading Second Opinion Specialist Solicitors and Barristers

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MPR Solicitors are increasingly being asked to give second opinions in cases where clients or their family members are less than confident with their current legal team or have doubts which they would like explored by specialist criminal defence solicitors. ...

MPR solicitors instructed in Trading Standards conspiracy to defraud case

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The firm’s Business Crime Team has been instructed to defend a Company Director in a prosecution being brought by Trading Standards into an alleged car-ringing fraud. The trial has been fixed for 2016. At MPR solicitors, we cover all types of Trading...

MPR Business Defence Team successful in defending BIS prosecution

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MPR solicitors were instructed to defend a Company Director being prosecuted by the Companies Investigation Branch (CIB). He faced director disqualification and hefty financial penalties. Prior to the court hearing, we fully analysed the CIB’s case...

MPR client cleared of Conspiracy to Cheat and Fraud- but 23 others jailed

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Following proceedings lasting for over 3 years our client was finally cleared of all charges in relation to a massive VAT Fraud and Conspiracy to Cheat Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs being prosecuted by the Specialist Fraud Division of the CPS under...

Strengthening the Proceeds of Crime Act legislation

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Today heralds some dramatic changes to the Proceeds of Crime Act with the introduction of the Serious Crime Act 2015. Whilst POCA is well known as one of the most draconian pieces of legislation, the bad news is that it has just got even harder for those...

Energy Sector SFO Corruption case comes to an end

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We were able to secure a 2.5 year sentence at Southwark Crown Court in one of the largest bribery and corruption investigations by the SFO and the City of London Police. It involved contracts in Egypt, The Russian Federation and Singapore valued at over...

MPR advocate secures acquittal at Southwark Crown Court in drugs conspiracy case

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Another success for the in-house advocacy team at MPR Solicitors in a drugs conspiracy case. Our client was from the North of England and selected us for our no nonsense approach and pro-active defence work. The case was litigated by an MPR solicitor from...

MPR secures acquittal in conspiracy to commit murder at Birmingham Crown Court

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Following a 3 month trial with 10 defendants all charged with various conspiracies to commit murder, GHB and conspiracy to supply class A and B drugs, our client was unanimously acquitted of the conspiracy to commit murder. The case was being litigated by...

Where do I store my jewels and cash? Not in a safety deposit box!

Seema Parikh
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In 2008 the Specialist Crime Directorate of the Metropolitan Police raided 3 safety deposit centres in London and seized around 7000 boxes containing it is believed £14m in cash and millions of pounds worth of jewellery and art. They also found guns,...

MPR instructed in SFO extradition case

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MPR’s Extradition Team has been instructed in an on-going  case in the Philippines involving a British fugitive wanted by the SFO (Serious Fraud Office)  in a multi-million pound Corruption and Bribery case. A Red Notice was issued and...

MPR Solicitors sees increase in corporate instructions in first quarter of 2015

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Our corporate fraud team at MPR solicitors has seen a rise in instructions from entities and company directors in the areas of asset recovery, business crime, corporate fraud, reputation damage, cash seizures and HSE prosecutions. We also act in VAT...

MPR Solicitors secure acquittal at Kingston Crown Court on false imprisonment charges

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Our client was charged with kidnap and false imprisonment and faced trial in the Crown Court. This was a serious case in which the consequences would have been substantial if our client had been convicted. We put together a cohesive defence team and...

MPR solicitors secure another domestic violence dismissal in the Crown Court

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A serious domestic violence case was dropped at Derby Crown Court by the CPS following our involvement in the case on behalf of our client. We were sought out by our client for our experience in defending professionals charged with domestic violence...

Paramedic escapes jail over Walsall Manor Hospital Death- video gets ranked #9 on worldwide you tube downloads

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Our client a paramedic escapes a jail sentence for a failure of his duty after the death of a man who collapsed outside a hospital. The victim in this case was left to die from a heart attack after suffering from chest pains outside Walsall Manor Hospital in...

MPR represents Sheffield Wednesday fan in act of hooliganism

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MPR solicitors represents another client in a football case. Our client admitted throwing a tangerine at rival Fulham fans and whilst he escaped being sent to prison he was given a 3 year ban from attending football matches. We are considering an appeal on...

Company director escapes jail for gross negligence manslaughter in HSE prosecution

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In a prosecution bought by the Health and Safety Executive MPR were acting on behalf of a company director who faced charges including gross negligence manslaughter arising from a tragic accident in a factory in North London which left an employee dead....

MPR solicitors instructed in large-scale conspiracy to burgle in Portsmouth

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MPR solicitors were chosen for their expertise in defending complex and serious crime and in particular complicated conspiracy cases. Our client is a local man from Portsmouth having been previously represented by a local law firm at the investigative...

Top NHS Consultant retains MPR Solicitors in high-profile case

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MPR solicitors is a niche practice specialising in all aspects of serious and complex crime and professional discipline. We were chosen for our highly rated client focused approach and Partner-led solutions. We have specialist multi-disciplinary solicitors...

MPR Solicitors secure outstanding result in Computer Hacking case

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MPR solicitors were instructed to advise and represent a high-profile IT professional in a computer hacking case in London. The client was accused of hacking into personal accounts and stealing funds. The case involved complex cyber-crime issues and...

Seema Parikh of MPR Solicitors selected to the 2014 London Super Lawyers List

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The Firm’s Managing Partner Seema Parikh has been included in the London 2014 Super Lawyers List as a recognised expert in Fraud and Criminal Law. No more than 5% of solicitors practising in London can be selected by the Thomson Reuters...

MPR Solicitors get domestic violence case dropped at Reading Crown Court

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We were instructed by our client after he had been messed about by a previous firm in relation to a charge of domestic violence. Our client was a person of good character and there had been no history of previous violence between the parties. If our client...

MPR criminal defence solicitors secure acquittal in large-scale cannabis factory case

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Our client was the landlord of a large residential detached premises in a leafy upmarket suburb of London where the average house price in that street is in excess of £1 million. Police raided the premises after neighbours complained of strange goings...

MPR Solicitors instructed in witness intimidation case in High Wycombe Thames Valley

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MPR criminal defence solicitors have been instructed to represent an individual charged with witness intimidation and perverting the course of justice in the Thames Valley area. The case is linked to a serious multi-defendant  trial at Aylesbury Crown...

MPR solicitors secure acquittal on section 18 GBH case at Harrow Crown Court

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The firm was chosen for its experience in successfully defending cases involving serious violence. Following a long trial, our client was unanimously acquitted of stabbing a man. The case involved complex forensic and medical issues. The solicitor with...

MPR Solicitors instructed in Operation Capture at Isleworth Crown Court

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The Firm has been instructed to defend one individual in this cash for crash case in which gangs induce collisions with innocent third parties. The cars are then repaired by Accident Claims Companies requesting thousands of pounds in fraudulent repair work...

Operation Bergen at the Central Criminal Court - MPR solicitors instructed

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The firm has been instructed to represent a senior NHS consultant accused of cheating the Revenue over a period of years. MPR solicitors business defence solicitors was chosen for its expertise in all aspects of HMRC tax fraud and evasion. If you would...

Client escapes a mandatory prison sentence for possession of a disguised stun gun

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MPR Solicitors were instructed  to represent a returning holidaymaker from Thailand who was stopped at London Heathrow Airport whereupon a stungun disguised as a torch was found in his luggage. He admitted purchasing it but denied he had knowledge that...

Client found Not Guilty of Murder at Old Bailey trial

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Our client was unanimously acquitted of a Murder charge by a jury at the Old Bailey. He had been charged with a number of others on the basis of joint enterprise. What is  Joint Enterprise? In the UK the criminal law generally only holds offenders...

MPR Solicitors instructed in large-scale conspiracy to commit violent disorder at Guildford Crown Court

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MPR Solicitors have been instructed to represent a youth charged with conspiracy to commit violent disorder in a case involving 23 other co-defendants. As the co-defendants are adults the youth will also be tried in the crown court. The trial will take place...

MPR Solicitors instructed on conspiracy to supply class B drugs and large scale money laundering

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Seema Parikh, Partner in the Complex Crime Team has been instructed to represent a number of defendants in a drugs conspiracy case with money laundering offences attached. All of her clients are on bail following robust submissions made to the police. The...

MPR Solicitors instructed in £1M confiscation appeal at Birmingham Crown Court

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MPR Solicitors Senior Partner and barrister Abdullah Al-Yunusi has been privately retained to represent a Defendant in a large and complex Confiscation appeal. The confiscation originated from a large-scale money laundering conspiracy case involving over...

MPR Solicitors instructed in £1M confiscation appeal

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MPR Solicitors Senior Partner and barrister Abdullah Al-Yunusi has been privately retained to represent a Defendant in a large and complex Confiscation appeal. The confiscation originated from a large-scale money laundering conspiracy case involving over...

Client found Not Guilty by Jury at Bristol Crown Court of a Conspiracy to Import Cocaine

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A Bristol Jury unanimously found our client Not Guilty of a Conspiracy to Import Class A Drugs (cocaine) from Jamaica. The case involved eighteeen defendants said to be an organised  criminal network involved in large-scale international drug smuggling....

MPR Client acquitted at Kingston Crown Court on conspiracy to steal £1.7M super cars

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Our client was charged with a large-scale conspiracy to steal luxury supercars from around London and the South East with 6 others over an 12 month period. The case papers were voluminous and the Crown also claimed to have CCTV which in their view was strong...

Cash Seizure: MPR Client has cash seized at London Gatwick Airport returned

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Our client was travelling to Iran from London Gatwick Airport. He was searched and a large sum of cash was seized by the authorities under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA). On his return he immediately contacted MPR Solicitors as we specialise in cash...

Clients acquitted of Kidnap Blackmail & Assault at Aylesbury Crown Court

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Our clients were today unanimously cleared of all charges including Kidnapping, False Imprisonment, Blackmail and Assault  following their trial at the Aylesbury Crown Court. See report in  Daily Mail. The allegations involved...

Another successful Appeal against Conviction

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Our client has his conviction quashed and a Not Guilty verdict entered following a successful appeal against conviction at the Maidstone Crown Court. MPR Solicitors were instructed after our client who was a man of good character was convicted at his local...

Khat stimulant banned as illegal class C drug in the UK

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The use of drugs for medicinal and recreational purposes is entrenched in human history. Opium in its natural form was used in rituals tracing back to the New Stone Age and more recently in the American Civil War. The Law has an important role in regulating...

Businessman Kidnapped and held for ransom in Ipswich: MPR Solicitors instructed to Defend

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A prominent businessman was kidnaped and taken to Ipswich where he was held at a ‘safe’ location in  a stronghold. Ransom monies were demanded from his family and the police became involved. Following an operation by specialist officers the...

New Fine Levels in the Magistrates Courts

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The government has announced today proposals to increase the powers of the Magistrates Courts to impose in some cases unlimited fines. Generally speaking the proposals are as follows: Level 1 to 4 fines: these are currently set at between £200-...

MPR Solicitors instructed in High Wycombe Thames Valley shooting case

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“MPR Solicitors was chosen for its expertise in defending serious and complex crime including firearms matters” says Managing Partner Seema Parikh who is also the Firm’s Client Relationship Manager. “We were contacted by very...

MPR solicitors secure acquittal in s18 GBH case at Isleworth Crown Court

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Our client was a Licensee and owner of a local Public House charged with causing Grievous Bodily Harm (which can carry a life sentence) on two alleged victims. Complex legal argument was successfully applied by the defence on day of trial causing the Crown...

MPR solicitors secure acquittal in Conspiracy to supply Class A drugs at Oxford Crown Court

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Our client was the only defendant out of 5 whose case was thrown out prior to the plea and case management hearing as a result of our submissions and representations that there was insufficient evidence against him.  Success in cases largely depends...

Criminal Defence Team instructed in Hijacking case

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MPR Solicitors have been instructed to represent a number of individuals facing allegations arising from a Hijacking of a lorry last summer containing about a £1 million worth of high value smartphones. It is alleged that these phones were sold on and...

MPR instructed to defend corporate manslaughter and health and safety charges relating to steelworks

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MPR Solicitors have been instructed by a company and one of it’s directors who is separately charged to defend in a case involving allegations of corporate manslaughter under the Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide Act 2007 (CMHCA) and 8 other charges...

Criminal Law and The Life of the Unborn Child - MPR Solicitors secure acquittal of father charged with assault to procure a miscarriage

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The question: ‘How far should criminal liability extend to protect the life of the unborn child’ has generated debate equally amongst laypersons and lawyers, culminating in the Court of Appeal certifying a point of law for review by the House of...

New sentencing framework for Environmental offences in force from 1 July 2014

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Individuals and Corporate entities should be ready to face stiff new sentencing guidelines which aims to punish offenders, prevent reoffending and remove financial gain made through these crimes while ensuring a consistent approach to offences is taken...

MPR instructed to defend client in undercover drugs sting operation in Guildford

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Following an undercover operation by the police in Surrey we are instructed to Defend in a case involving large scale supply of cocaine and other class A drugs. The trial will take place in the summer of 2014 at the Guildford Crown Court. It is alleged that...

MPR Solicitors instructed in West London Murder case at the Old Bailey

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We have been instructed to act on behalf of a 17 year old defendant at the Old Bailey who is  alleged to have been involved in the brutal stabbing of a vulnerable West London man with learning difficulties and had the mental age of a nine year old....

Leicester Crown Court- Client NOT GUILTY in Operation Inguinal drugs case

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Our client was unanimously found Not Guilty of a Conspiracy to Supply Class A Drugs by the Jury following a trial lasting 5 weeks. This prosecution was the culmination of over a years work by the National Crime Agency (formerly Serious Organised Crime...

Poetic justice: MPR barrister uses Bob Marley lyrics to secure acquittal at Croydon Crown Court

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Our client was charged with conspiracy to supply firearms along with others following a lengthy covert operation by the police. He also had a previous conviction for an identical offence. The evidence seemed overwhelming: his fingerprints were found on the...

Operation Anthill - MPR solicitors instructed in 17 Defendant conspiracy case at Bristol Crown Court

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Operation Anthill is the culmination of a coordinated investigation into serious organised crime led by Zephyr, the regional crime group that was established in 2010 to disrupt, dismantle and destroy serious and organised crime across the South West of...

Government strengthens fight against £3.5bn benefit fraud and error

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DWP take stance against those suspected of abusing the system and making fraudulent claims. Latest DWP figures show fraud and error in the benefit system stands at 2.1% of overall welfare expenditure. Fraud and error in the benefit system stands at 2.1% of...

MPR Solicitors shortlisted for Fraud Law Firm of the Year Global Award 2014

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We are pleased to announce that Finance Monthly Magazine has shortlisted MPR Solicitors LLP for a Global Award 2014 in the category of Fraud Law Firm of the Year – UK. The shortlist has been drawn up based on votes received from subscribers of Finance...

MPR Solicitors shortlisted for Tax Fraud Law Firm of the Year Global Award 2014

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MPR Solicitors LLP has been shortlisted for a global award  by the subscribers of Finance Monthly, a global industry sector specialist publication. The Finance Monthly Global Awards 2014 category in which MPR Solicitors have been nominated is: Tax...