Former Tennis player Boris Becker sentenced

April 29, 2022

Former Tennis player and champion Boris Becker has been sentenced to 2 years and 6 months at Southwark Crown Court on Friday 29 April.

The charges Boris Becker was convicted on included:

• Removing property totalling close to €427,000 from his bankruptcy estate (count 4)
• Failed to disclose ownership of a property in Leiman in Germany (count 10)
• Concealed a loan of €825,000 from the Bank of Alpinum of Lichtenstein (count 13)
• Ownership of 75,000 shares in Breaking Data Corp (count 14)

Boris Becker remains bankrupt and his 12-year Bankruptcy Restrictions Undertaking remains the subject of public record on the Individual Insolvency Register.

RLC members Rebecca Chalkley and Sam Smart acted as counsel for the prosecution. Both were instructed by the Insolvency Service on behalf of the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Read Press Statement from the Insolvency Service here: []

Read full story here: [Former tennis player Boris Becker found guilty]

Rebecca Chalkley The Times “Lawyer of the Week”: [The Times]