R v K & Others (2018)

Paul Raudnitz successfully defends in people-smuggling organised crime case.

Paul Raudnitz has successfully defended K, charged with smuggling 19 illegal migrants into the UK on a yacht chartered from Holland. The Prosecution, run by the National Crime Agency, was an intelligence-led operation into an alleged organised crime group.

Paul Raudnitz, instructed by Andy Malik of DJMS Solicitors, defended K, said to have acted as crew on the boat. Following a trial at Blackfriars Crown Court, K was found “not guilty”. Two others were convicted. A third person pleaded guilty. 

Read media report HERE and HERE 

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