Berkeley Sahota Success in Multi-Party Search Warrant Judicial Review

Berkeley Sahota has settled Judicial Review proceedings with the British Transport Police in a multi-party application before the Royal Courts of Justice.

Search warrants had been obtained by the BTP from Westminster Magistrates Court and the Central Criminal Court. The BTP conceded that the warrants, executed in respect of more than ten separate premises were defective and agreed to pay substantial damages to our clients.

Roger Sahota acted for 11 defendants (including two companies) as junior counsel and was led by Rupert Bowers QC.

Roger Sahota specialises in financial crime and challenging search warrants which are normally obtained by the police as the first step in a serious fraud investigation.

Roger was junior counsel in R (on the application of F) v Blackfriars Crown Court [2014] EWHC 1541 (Admin) and is the co-author of a Solicitors Guide to Search Warrants as published in the Law Society Gazette.