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NICK LOBBENBERG QC

Call: 1987
Email: nlobbenberg@4bb.co.uk
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Academic Background:

Magdalen College, Oxford Law 2-1

BIOGRAPHY

Shropshire lad, born and bred. Married with 3 children.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Serious fraud

Experience in dealing with bogus investments, dishonest companies, consumer fraud, worldwide movement of monies, solicitors and accountants professional conduct, administration and liquidation offences.

Proceeds of Crime

Restraint, confiscation and enforcement. Expertise in international work.

Homicide

Prosecute and defend murder and manslaughter.

Crime

Serious sexual and violent crime.

Police law

Use of lethal force by state agents, deaths in custody, fatal accidents, all aspects of regulation from informers to overtime.

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CASES OF NOTE

  • R v N Cardiff Crown Court August - September 2017

    Trial of man accused of multiple counts of rape and sexual assaults. 10 complainants historic allegations from 1980s. N was acquitted of 14 counts. Jury hung on 9.

  • October 2017

    Police gross misconduct relating to ipcc investigation into death of Aston William's. All charges dismissed after 5 day hearing. P accused of wrongful use of pass contributing to death. Case streamed by local BBC.

  • AL SAIF MOTORS v C and W 2017 Defence of directors prosecuted by Sheikh for fraud on Saudi based companies.

  • R v PYE AND OTHERS 2014 17 Large scale fraud on consumers.

  • OPERATION TROY 2012-2014 International Advance Fee Fraud
    4 Trials 2012-14
    £6.5 million loss
    Reported as R v ROGERS AND OTHERS [2014] EWCA Crim 1680
    Subject of ITV show.

  • OPERATION AFFAIR 2006-2015 An SFO prosecution relating to boiler room frauds.
    Large scale confiscation proceedings.
    8 trials.

  • OPERATION HABITAT Gang shooting.

  • OPERATION MONOCHORD Killing with no witness. Blood spatter reconstruction.

  • OPERATION DELWARE Beheading, autistic defendant.

  • OPERATION MAXWELL Drug related stabbing.

  • OPERATION DYNASTY Cut throat defence.

  • R v CHOUDREY Historic Familial abuse, campaign of rape.

  • R v M Historic abuse at Catholic children home in 1960-74.

  • R v KAYANI Conspiracy to rob.

Complex police law cases including the GMP discipline of fatal shooting of officer during training exercise. Senior officers charged with offences of honesty and integrity. IPCC investigations into failures in rape and murder investigations, featuring on Radio 4 Today programme and subsequently on Panorama. Deaths in custody and fatal shootings Training Provided to Police Federation, the FSA, and Trading Standards.

PERSONAL INTERESTS

Pleasures

Fine wine, decent cook, former rugby player, worldwide traveller, obscure history.