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Premium Bonds cannot be forfeited under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

December 2011

James Stansfeld and Melissa Rollins of Messrs Lewis Nedas & Co successfully challenge an application by The Commissioner of Police to forfeit £35,000 of Premium Bonds seized under s.294 Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. The Commissioner conceded the legal argument raised by James Stansfeld that Premium Bonds are not cash for the purposes of s.289(6) of the Act.

Anwar Ramzan joins chambers

December 2011

Chambers are delighted to welcome Anwar Ramzan, formally of Farringdon Chambers. Anwar is predominantly a criminal practitioner and as a senior junior brings a wealth of talent and experience to chambers.