Barnaby Hone, instructed by Siobhain Egan of Lewis Nedas, successfully represented the family of a Politically Exposed Person ('PEP') in a moratorium case. The family had over £4 million frozen under a moratorium extension. After drafting written submissions explaining the origins of the money held, and the legal position, the NCA decided not to renew the moratorium and release the money.
Barnaby is a barrister with specialist expertise in all types of asset recovery and financial crime. He is ranked in Chambers and Partners in Band 2 and also within tier 2 of the Legal 500 for his knowledge within POCA, asset recovery, and forfeiture. Barnaby writes the chapters on International Asset Recovery and Terrorism Finance for Millington and Sutherland Williams on POCA. Barnaby's international asset recovery and financial crime practice includes experience of dealing with corruption, money laundering and fraud offences which have an international angle and recovering the proceeds of these offences.