It is incredibly frustrating to discover that your bank account has been frozen, preventing you from accessing your legitimately earned income and savings. Yet this is a scenario which innocent customers face day in and day out. Attempts to speak with the bank, with whom you have been a customer for years, come to nothing….
The appeal of R v Abdel-Malik and Choucair  EWCA 1730 was a case that had everything: glamour and intrigue, insider dealing, exotic nightlife at Tramp, burner phones, city traders, undercover surveillance, public interest immunity, post-conviction disclosure by the prosecution, secret identities revealed by the Wall Street Journal and ‘fresh evidence’ applications by both the…
A Production Order requires a person to provide material in their possession to an appropriate officer or to allow access to the material. Production Orders can be obtained by the Police, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the National Crime Agency (NCA), the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and other authorities deemed to be ‘appropriate officers’….
Brett Wilson LLP’s London offices have reopened for face-to-face consultations. Clients who would prefer to have a Skype, Teams or telephone consultation continue to have this option. The safety of clients and staff is of paramount importance. The firm has a rigorous Covid-19 protocol, approved by the British Safety Council. All staff and visitors are…
Brett Wilson LLP’s Defamation/Reputation Management and Criminal Defence teams have again been recommended by the prestigious Chambers and Partners directory. Partners Iain Wilson (noted for being an ‘astute and bold lawyer who is not afraid to take on any sort of challenge in media and civil litigation. He has an impressive creative and courageous edge…
Has your bank account been frozen without any explanation from your bank? Or is your bank account under investigation? What is a Suspicious Activity Report [SAR] and how might it affect your bank account? SARs have been with us for nearly 20 years, but to many outside the regulated sector they are a somewhat unfamiliar…
Brett Wilson LLP has been recommended in three categories in the prestigious Legal 500 directory of leading law firms:- Reputation Management Professional Discipline Crime (General) Media and communications law partners Iain Wilson (noted for his ‘sharp intellect and an absolute commitment to the client’s cause’) and Max Campbell (‘a rising star… with a deep knowledge…
We are all familiar with the concept of crowdfunding, whether in the context of supporting a new business venture or contributing to a worthy cause. Crowdfunding is now becoming an established method of funding a legal case – whether it is the pursuit of a claim or the defence of criminal proceedings. In the legal…
After four months of the firm operating remotely, Brett Wilson LLP’s new offices at 35-37 St John’s Lane, London, EC1M 4BJ will open on 4 August. Clients who wish to arrange a socially-distanced ‘face to face’ consultations will be able to book one from this date onwards. Clients who would prefer to have a Skype…
In recent weeks, ITV’s dramatisation of Major Charles Ingram 2001 “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” appearance proved hugely popular, netting nearly 6 million viewers. Adapted from the stage play, Quiz was undoubtedly an inspired piece of television with an all-star cast. The loveable Major Ingram is eventually convicted of “procuring the execution of a…