A jury at Warwick Crown Court returned guilty verdicts on 22 counts of fraud in a case prosecuted by James Fletcher on behalf of the Security Industry Authority (the body responsible for regulating the private security industry in the UK). The Defendant had employed guards at various construction sites across the UK between 2012-2016 without paying them; hiding behind aliases, opaque business structures and excuses to refuse payment.
Click here to read the SIA's press release on the case.
James practises in both civil and criminal law. He is a specialist in Asset Recovery and Proceeds of Crime work. He is instructed on behalf of businesses, by individual members of the public and by Government departments. He has been featured in Chambers and Partners in the field of Proceeds of Crime and Asset Forfeiture work (all circuits) since 2014 and has been “Top Ranked” since 2016. James is ranked as a leading individual in the Legal 500 for POCA and Asset Forfeiture (London Bar). He is also ranked in Who's Who at the UK Bar (2017 & 2018 Edition) in the field of Criminal Fraud.