Trading Standards: Notable case

R v Bell (2011)

Tom Broomfield was instructed by Islington Trading Standards Service to prosecute a fraudulent trading case. The defendant was alleged to have sent hundreds of invoices, which asked for payment for inclusion in a Business and Web Directory that did not exist, to businesses across the United Kingdom. The potential benefit of the fraud was over £250,000. The defendant was found guilty after trial and made subject to a suspended sentence of imprisonment. Tom advised pre-charge and had conduct of the case throughout.

Tom Broomfield

Notable cases:

R v Vickerman (Anton) (2012)
Private Prosecution (on behalf of Federation Against Copyright Theft) of the most popular pirate film indexing site in the wo
David Groome | Ari Alibhai

Daanish Mulla (2011)
Brent & Harrow Trading Standards
Fraser Coxhill

R v Bell (2011)
Fraudulent Trading
Tom Broomfield

R v Peacock (2010)
Illegal activity arising from car clamping business
Tom Broomfield

R v South (2010)
Benefit Fraud

R v Swales (2010)
Successfull prosecution
Tom Broomfield

R v Khassal & Others (2010)
Unauthorised use of Trade Mark

R v Ghulaman & Sadiqi (2009)
Trading Standards' biggest ever “car clocking” fraud conspiracy.
Paul Raudnitz | Tom Broomfield

R v Sood (2009)
Unauthorised use of Trade Mark

R v Wendy Fairs Markets Ltd
Test case prosecution of market fair organiser
David Groome | Ari Alibhai

Articles:

TS Today - August 2013. The Enterprise Act 2002
Polly Dyer has completed an article for August's addition of Trading Standards Today, in relation to The Enterprise Act 2002. 29.7.2013
Download (PDF) >

Trading Standards: Wheel Clamping - Regulation and the Criminal Law
WHEEL CLAMPING: REGULATION AND THE CRIMINAL LAW 19.4.2010
Download (PDF) >

Seminars:

Trading Standards Law and Practice Seminar - Wednesday 8th February 2012 -

On Wednesday 8th February 2012,
members of the QEB Hollis Whiteman Trading Standards team will be hosting a seminar to selected Trading Standards lawyers and investigating officers. For further details regarding this seminar, please email; training@qebhw.co.uk

Trading Standards Law and Practice Seminar - Wednesday 21st March 2012 -

On Wednesday 21st March 2012,
members of the QEB Hollis Whiteman Trading Standards team will be hosting a seminar to selected Trading Standards lawyers and investigating officers. For further details regarding this seminar, please email; training@qebhw.co.uk

Chambers Trading Standards Practice Group are pleased to offer in-house training on various subjects relating to Trading Standards. For further information with regards to in-house training please contact Chris Emmings in the first instance via email chris.emmings@qebhw.co.uk  or call him directly - 0207 933 8870.

For more information on crime-related matters, please contact the clerks on 020 7933 8855 or barristers@qebhw.co.uk