R v B (2017 - 2018)

Peter Finnigan and Lucy Kennedy defended the former CEO of the Montessori educational charity facing multiple allegations of fraud over a period of years. The allegations involved wholesale misuse of charity funds, false invoicing and covert side deals. The former Lord Mayor of London was a principal Crown witness. The indictment was severed and three trials spanned many months.

Counsel was instructed by Mark Jones of Blake Morgan.

The case was reported in the media by the Daily Mail and the Telegraph

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