Adrian Darbishire QC, Jocelyn Ledward and Tom Doble successful in SFO v Tesco

Two Tesco directors have been acquitted of charges of fraud and false accounting after the case was dismissed due to lack of evidence following an eight-week trial at Southwark Crown Court.

Chris Bush and John Scouler, were accused of manipulating figures that resulted in Tesco's profits being overstated.

Adrian Darbishire QC and Tom Doble represented Chris Bush. 
 
Jocelyn Ledward was led by Ian Winter QC, representing John Scouler. 
 
Adrian Darbishire QC and Tom Doble were instructed by Ross Dixon of Hickman & Rose.
 
Ian Winter QC and Jocelyn Ledward were instructed by Richard Sallybanks, of BCL Solicitors. 
 
This matter has been widely reported in the press, please see the BBC, the Financial Times, Reuters, the Guardian, and The Telegraph.

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