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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

Traditionally thought of as a fraud and business crime firm, Bark&co has placed a considerable amount of focus in its tax litigation offering, with particular emphasis on VAT and excise issues. Acting primarily for individual clients, department head Giles Bark-Jones has been involved in civil matters and criminal tax fraud cases, and is also instructed by corporate clients in tribunal cases against HMRC. Laura Mackain-Bremner has been especially active in the area of contentious tax and fraud and Alex Nelson (a solicitor with four decades of experience) joined the team from Malletts Solicitors in 2016.

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