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Julian B. Knowles QC and Andrew Bodnar in important confiscation win

Related Member(s):
Julian B. Knowles QC, Andrew Bodnar
Related Practice Area(s):
Crime and Regulatory Law, Fraud, Financial and Business Crime

On 25th February 2016 the Court of Appeal gave judgment in Boyle Transport (Northern Ireland) Limited v. R and R v. Patrick Boyle and Mark Boyle [2016] EWCA Crim 19, in which it quashed substantial confiscation and enforcement receivership orders. The case is an important one in relation to piercing the corporate veil in confiscation cases, and is the most detailed consideration by the Court of Appeal in this context of the general principles set out by the Supreme Court in Prest v Petrodel Resources Limited [2013] 2 AC 415.

Julian B. Knowles QC appeared on behalf of the Company and Andrew Bodnar appeared on behalf of Patrick and Mark Boyle.

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