Charges dismissed in Barclays fraud case

Crispin Aylett QC and Ben FitzGerald acted for Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC, together with Richard Lissack QC of Fountain Court Chambers, on a successful application before Mr Justice Jay to dismiss all charges against the corporate defendants, in a high profile prosecution brought by the Serious Fraud Office in respect of the Bank’s capital raising from Qatar in 2008. The judgment was handed down on 21 May 2018. The SFO is likely to seek a voluntary bill of indictment in relation to the charges. Members of Chambers also act for other parties in this investigation.

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