Mark Cotter Q.C., led Nick Jones defending in a high value complex confiscation case arising out of a multi-million pound land banking and investment fraud. The case was heard at Croydon Crown Court.
The Crown were initially seeking a benefit figure of £2.7 million. However, Mark and Nick were able to negotiate a nominal settlement of £625. Instructed by Nadia Ryman of Blackfords LLP.
Mark has appeared in countless high value confiscation cases and regularly deals with forfeiture and asset recovery. Recent cases include leading for the defence in very high-value confiscation proceedings flowing from the notorious “Drisney Nook” modern slavery case.
Nick is frequently instructed in complex or high value confiscation cases. He is experienced in cases involving hidden assets, tainted gifts, the determination of third party interests and forensic accountancy evidence.