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Sep 7, 2010 7 September 2010 – Byrne and Partners LLP highly recommended by the Legal 500 2010 Edition Byrne and Partners continues to be highly recommended by the Legal 500 UK 2010 Edition, published today. The firm again appears in the first and second tier in the fields of white collar crime and civil fraud/ regulatory investigations. It also moves up one tier, to sixth, in the field of dispute resolution, where it is listed amongst several much larger firms. The 2010 Edition points out the firms achievements in “several major disputes that firms 30 times its size would envy” citing particular highlights such as "obtaining a £425m freezing order for Yukos Capital ... Read More
Jul 15, 2010 15 July 2010 – “Byrne and Partners secures acquittal for client in £30 million money laundering case” The firm acted in an alleged money laundering case where HM Revenue and Customs alleged over £30 million was laundered through a money exchange business over the course of approximately six months. The firm’s client was charged with offences under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Following a six week trial at Southwark Crown Court, the firm’s client was the only defendant charged in the case to be acquitted of all charges. ... Read More
Jun 10, 2010 Nicola Boulton speaks at Law Society’s AML Conference 2010 10 June 2010 – Nicola Boulton (Partner, commercial litigation) speaks at the Law Society’s annual anti-money laundering conference 2010 in London – “Fresh insights on compliance challenges”. View Nicola’s presentation for the session “Key challenges for your firm and systems to mitigate those challenges – High Street Firms”: AML 2010 Challenges for High Street Firms by Nicola Boulton.ppt View Nicola’s presentation for the session “Difficult aspects of compliance – Civil Liability”: AML 2010 Civil Liability by Nicola ... Read More
Oct 6, 2009 1 October 2009 – Byrne and Partners Recruits Insurance Partner Yvonne Jefferies Byrne and Partners is pleased to announce the arrival of partner Yvonne Jefferies, who has joined the firm’s commercial litigation team from Barlow Lyde & Gilbert. Yvonne has more than 25 years of expertise in commercial litigation and arbitration in London and Singapore. Yvonne’s arrival is a key step in the firm’s continued development of its commercial litigation practice, which will now benefit from Yvonne’s particular expertise in complex insurance and reinsurance matters. About Yvonne Jefferies Yvonne has acted for major insurers and reinsurers in various ... Read More