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Another Search Warrant Success for BSQ 

BSQ private client partner Roger Sahota has secured a settlement from a state investigating agency in respect to our latest search-warrant challenge.

BSQ’s client, was said to have been a major figure in an international people smuggling operation. BSQ was approached pre-charge to provide a second opinion in the case. Judicial review proceedings were on review initiated against the state agency, who conceded that the warrants executed were unlawful. A settlement figure in compensation has been agreed. An application to exclude all the material found in the search under s.59 of the CJA is ongoing. No charges have been laid against our client.

Roger Sahota is one of the countries leading experts in challenging search warrants and has been instructed in a number of cases where we have successfully quashed warrants unlawfully obtained by state agencies.

BSQ has a niche specialisation in representing individuals accused in serious and organised crime police investigations. Should you require any advice in relation to a criminal investigation please do not hesitate to contact our Mayfair offices.

BSQ instructed in Challenging UK’s largest Confiscation Order

BSQ instructed in Challenging UK’s largest Confiscation Order

BSQ partner and Fraud expert Daniel Godden and partner Roger Sahota have been instructed in challenging one of the U.K.’s largest confiscation orders.

BSQ Instructed in SFO Amec Foster Wheeler Bribery Act Investigation

BSQ partner Daniel Godden has been instructed in an ongoing SFO investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption at Amec Foster Wheeler.

BSQ is presently instructed in a number of ongoing criminal investigations and prosecutions conducted by the SFO.

Read more about the case here.

Daniel is recognised as one of the leading criminal practitioners in London and is described by the Legal 500 as a ‘fantastic lawyer’ who is ‘first rate’ with ‘encyclopaedic knowledge’.

If you require advice in a SFO investigation or prosecution please contact our London offices.

BSQ News - Private Prosecution Quashed as Abuse of Process

BSQ partner Daniel Godden has successfully advised a Company Director in a private prosecution alleging serious fraud. Our client CX faced charges of conspiracy to commit fraud in the Crown Court.

The case concerned an allegation that a UK subsidiary company had defrauded it’s European parent supplier. The prosecution was stayed following an application before a Crown Court judge as an abuse of process. Daniel’s client was the only Director of three accused to have the charges against him stayed.   

BSQ is currently instructed in a number of cases where we act for private individuals and companies in defending private prosecutions.

Daniel is recognised as one of the leading criminal practitioners in London. Daniel is described by the Legal 500 as a ‘fantastic lawyer’ who is ‘first rate’ with ‘encyclopaedic knowledge’.

If you require advice and assistance in defending a private prosecution please contact our London offices