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Amjid Jabbar – How the SFO can cut the cost of fraud

Amjid Jabbar, Partner at Stokoe Partnership Solicitors, calls for the greater use of Deferred Prosecution Agreements to improve the SFO’s performance in SPEAR’S and Global Banking & Finance Review.

Amjid’s article has been published in the following publications:

 SPEAR’S, 26th September 2016
Global Banking & […]

Brian Swan – Government must boost funding for restorative justice

Brian Swan, Partner at Stokoe Partnership Solicitors, calls for the government to boost funding for restorative justice in The Times Law Brief.

Brian’s article has been published in The Times Law Brief, 26th September 2016. Read the article here.

Government must boost funding for restorative justice

It has […]

Legal 500 2016 Rankings

Stokoe Partnership Solicitors are delighted to have been ranked again in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500.

Stokoe Partnership Solicitors have been ranked in the following fields:

We are also pleased to announce that Founding Partner Bambos Tsiattalou has been ranked as […]

Amjid Jabbar – Confiscation orders aren’t working

Amjid Jabbar, Partner at Stokoe Partnership Solicitors, calls for a new approach to confiscation orders in The Times.

Amjid’s article has been published in The Times, 1st September 2016. Read the article here.

Confiscation orders aren’t working

Only 26 pence in £100 of every confiscation […]

Jessica Sobey – The irony of the Snoopers’ Charter

Jessica Sobey, Assistant at Stokoe Partnership Solicitors, examines the Snoopers’ Charter and the threat to the fundamental right to privacy in The Barrister.

Jessica’s article has been published in The Barrister, 29th August 2016. Read the article here.

The irony of the Snoopers’ Charter

A […]

Brian Swan comments in Solicitors Journal – Fraud convictions remain low despite rise in SFO-compelled interviews

Brian Swan, Partner at Stokoe Partnership Solicitors, comments in Solicitors Journal regarding the Serious Fraud Office’s new Section 2 interview guidelines.

“Witnesses must be protected from ‘distressing’ interview experience, says white collar crime lawyer.

A rise in the number of witnesses interviewed by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) failed to lead to more convictions last year, the […]

Maria Theodoulou – The Snoopers’ Charter: An affront to liberty and justice

Maria Theodoulou, Partner at Stokoe Partnership Solicitors, examines the proposed Investigatory Powers Bill and its impact on legal professional privilege in Solicitors Journal.

Maria’s article has been published in Solicitors Journal, 11th August 2016. Read the article here.

The Snoopers’ Charter: An affront to liberty […]

Brian Swan – Interviews and Serious Fraud Office Guidance

Brian Swan, Partner at Stokoe Partnership Solicitors, examines the Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO) new guidance for Section 2 interviews in Criminal Law & Justice Weekly, Solicitors Journal and The Barrister.

Brian’s articles have been featured in the following publications:

Criminal Law & Justice Weekly, 23rd July 2016
Solicitors Journal, 26th July 2016

Amjid Jabbar comments in The Law Society Gazette – Hold offenders until they pay back their proceeds, say MPs

Amjid Jabbar, Partner at Stokoe Partnership Solicitors, comments in The Law Society Gazette following the recent Home Affairs select committee report on confiscation orders and recovering the proceeds of crime.

“Non-payment of confiscation orders for proceeds of crime should be made a criminal offence, an influential group of MPs said today – and no convicted offender […]

Brian Swan comments in The Times – How will May tackle white-collar crime?

Brian Swan, Partner at Stokoe Partnership Solicitors, comments in The Times regarding Brexit, Theresa May, and white collar crime.

“Brexit is the challenge that has brought Theresa May to No 10, but as her speech this week revealed, it is not her sole mission.

Among a raft of objectives, she wants to “get tough on irresponsible behaviour in […]