Successful defence of school finance officer charged with conspiracy to defraud

Published: 04/10/2013 | News


Paul Lewis QC recently led the successful defence of a school finance officer charged with conspiracy to defraud Brent Council of large sums of public money. The defendant, a qualified accountant, had been the subject of a lengthy enquiry by both Brent Council and the Metropolitan Police. His trial was due to last up to three months, but he was eventually acquitted when the Prosecution elected to offer no further evidence against him.


Author: Paul Lewis 2001 Farrars (plewis@farrarsbuilding.co.uk)