Fraud work has led into regulatory work with several high profile trials in areas of health and safety, trading standards and environmental protection. A trading standards case recently concluded at Wolverhampton Crown Court (R v Summit Roof guard LTD) resulted in the dismissal of all charges concerning a corporate client charged with fraud and fraudulent trading. The second aspect of this case (R v Beadle) concerning the director resulted in mixed verdicts. All aspects of serious fraud including money laundering, insider dealing, financial services and aggressive tax avoidance/evasion. Notable cases include R v. Aspin & Others; commercial fraud/tax evasion cases include R v. Cox & Others (Operation Divert). R v. Forsythe, SFO prosecution concerning a major computer fraud; R v. Bowes fraudulent share flotation; R v. Brown & Others SFO prosecution concerning the affairs and suppliers to Ikea. R v. Cahill & Others SFO prosecution concerning a phoenix type fraud within various supply companies. R v. Mawdesley fraud concerning both criminal and regulatory breaches of the FSA regulations. R v. Donnelly (Operation Vex (Van Laarhoven, Donnelly & Others) concerned the activities of the MITEK Group and the FCIB. R v. Knights & Others; fraud concerning the acquisition of commercial mortgages by allegedly fraudulent valuations. R v. Emery & Others. SFO prosecution for fraudulent offshore share sales of U.S. based pink sheet companies. R v. Batliwala, case concerning the alleged fraudulent evasion of duty concerning the importation of controlled drugs concealed in fruit and vegetables. At presently retained for the Defence in a “Film Scheme Case” where the allegation concerns aggressive tax avoidance/tax evasion.