Rachna Gokani

News:

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QEB News: Private Prosecutor secures £38 million in confiscation and compensation against “formidable and serial fraudsman” Ketan Somaia
13.1.2016 More >

QEB News: Crispin Aylett QC and Rachna Gokani comment on the UK’s first DPA
10.12.2015 More >

QEB News: Adrian Darbishire QC and Rachna Gokani comment on the government’s apparent back down on proposals to extend the reach of corporate criminal liability
30.9.2015 More >

QEB News: Former Swift executives acquitted of corruption charges
2.6.2015 More >

QEB News: William Boyce QC and Rachna Gokani feature on Private Prosecutions in Law Society Gazette
15.9.2014 More >

QEB News: Ranked as Leader in Financial Crime by Chambers
28.7.2014 More >

QEB News: Ketan Somaia convicted by a jury at the Central Criminal Court (Old Bailey) in largest ever private prosecution brought by an individual in the UK. William Boyce QC and Rachna Gokani were instructed on behalf of the prosecution by Peters & Peters.
16.6.2014 More >

QEB News: R v Shah
12.7.2013 More >

QEB News: Deferred Prosecution Agreements - Draft Legislation Tabled
30.10.2012 More >

QEB News: R v Semsarilar
29.3.2012 More >

Rachna Gokani: Notable case

R v Virdee

Acquittal in tenderin counterfeit currency case.

Notable cases:

R v V (2015)
Former Swift executives acquitted of corruption charges

R v Sheikh (Tito) (2014)
Roger Smart and Rachna Gokani were instructed for the prosecution in the case of R v Tito Ibn Sheikh.

R -v- Somaia (Ketan) (2014)
Successful private prosecution, Ketan Somaia was convicted by a jury of 9 counts of obtaining a money transfer by deception.

R v Shah (2013)
Eddy Shah acquitted

R v Semsarilar (2012)
Successful defence of client charged with 'Sanctions Busting'

R v PD & EB (2012)
Major sanctions busting case collapses

Iraqi Sanction-Busting Offence Invalid (2011)
Offence invalid

R v F (2011)
Successful representation of former detective charged with perverting the course of justice

R v Crosdale
Successful section 23 POCA

R v Virdee
Acquittal

Articles:

The LexisPSL Corporate Crime Interview – New tool to tackle corporate wrongdoing – life after the first DPA
Reproduced with kind permission of Lexis Nexis 7.12.2015
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Adrian Darbishire QC and Rachna Gokani comment on the government’s apparent back down on proposals to extend the reach of corporate criminal liability
30.9.2015
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William Boyce QC and Rachna Gokani feature on Private Prosecutions in Law Society Gazette
28.11.2014
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Deferred Prosecution Agreements - Draft Legislation Tabled
Deferred Prosecution Agreements - Draft Legislation Tabled - 30.10.12 Earlier this week, the Government tabled legislation t 30.10.2012
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Adequate Procedures Handout - Bribery Act 2010
Sean Larkin QC and Rachna Gokani provide further guidance in relation to the Bribery Act 29.9.2010
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Blackstones Guide to the Bribery Act - Rachna Gokani - Contributing Author
QEB Hollis Whiteman Chambers are delighted to announce that the long awaited Blackstones Guide to the Bribery Act has been re 23.9.2010

The Bribery Bill 2010 - An Overview
This article provides an overview of the Government’s recent strategy to fight bribery and corruption, particularly ove 28.1.2010
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