R v L (2020)

Nadesh secures suspended sentence for employee that defrauded law firm of over £150,000.

The Defendant was the office and IT support manager in an international, band 1 law firm. He pleaded guilty to defrauding the company of over £150,000 by stealing equipment over a number of years.

Nadesh was able to persuade the Judge to impose a suspended sentence, in particular relying on the delay in the case being brought to Court.

The issue of delay and its effect on justice generally and this case in particular received press attention, see here.

 

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