David Walbank KC writes for New Law Journal on the Supreme Court’s view of proportionality in confiscation proceedings

November 11, 2022

Writing in his capacity as the crime correspondent for the United Kingdom’s premier legal periodical, in his latest ‘Crime Brief’ article in the New Law Journal David reviewed R v Andrewes (Jon) [2022] 1 WLR 3878.

The defendant had obtained a succession of prestigious and lucrative public sector appointments based on application forms in which he described his educational qualifications and professional career in a way which bore absolutely no relation to reality. But he had then gone on to give full value for his fraudulently obtained salary in the sense that his job performance had been consistently outstanding.

In those circumstances, how was his benefit to be calculated for the purposes of confiscation proceedings?

For the full article see here: [New Law Journal]