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BRIDEWELL COURT, 14 NEW BRIDGE STREET, LONDON, EC4V 6AG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7353 1990
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 1880
DX:
447 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.barkco.com

Alex Nelson

Tel:
Work 07501370967
Email:
Bark&co

Work Department

FRAUD: WHITE-COLLAR CRIME & CRIME: GENERAL

Position

Senior Lawyer

Career

Alex Nelson has a substantial client base not only in the London area but throughout the UK. He has represented clients accused of serious offences which include Large Scale Drugs Conspiracies, Murder, Large Scale Complex Frauds which include both Land Banking and Multi Million Pound Mortgage Fraud all in a career that spans 40 years.

Alex has been involved in a number of high profile cases which have received widespread publicity in the press and media. He represented a number of suspects arrested in connection with the Tonbridge Securitas Cash Deposit Robbery in 2006 when £53 million in cash was taken by the culprits dressed as police officers who had kidnapped the Depot Manager in order to gain access.

Alex was one of the first lawyers to contest DNA evidence in it’s infancy of forensic science. This was on the basis that the procedures used by the Metropolitan Police Forensic Scientists was unsafe showing that the DNA Database used by the scientists to compare the accused DNA profile inadequately represented the whole population.

Languages

English


London: Corporate and commercial

VAT and indirect tax

Within: VAT and indirect tax

Tax fraud cases are Bark&co's core competency and its team has particular expertise in cases involving VAT and excise issues. Founding partner Giles Bark-Jones leads the group and in addition to his criminal fraud practice, he is often instructed on civil litigation and contentious tax issues. In a major victory, he secured an acquittal for his client who had been charged with conspiracy to defraud the Revenue as a result of Operation Amazon; a case that  arose out of a tax relief scheme for environmentally friendly technologies. Senior solicitor Fiona Gavriel successfully defended the director of major independent brewery who was facing three charges concerning the non-payment of tax by the company. Senior associate Alex Nelson is another key name.

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