Manoj Rupasinghe > Lloyds PR Solicitors > London, England > Lawyer Profile
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Work DepartmentNotably, Manoj appeared as Junior Counsel in the reported case of R v Bucknor, a landmark ruling concerning the correct approach to the admissibility of evidence from social networking sites.
Notable cases include: Homicide: R v A, Central Criminal Courts (Murder) stabbing in a bookmaker in South London; R v SA, Central Criminal Court (Murder) stabbing in the streets; R v D, Central Criminal Court (Murder) stabbing; R v P, Central Criminal Court (Murder) victim was kidnapped and tortured to death by a drugs gang; R v S, Central Criminal Court (Murder) honour killing; R v J, St Albans Crown Court (murder) defendant accused of killing father and burying body in garden. Acquitted of murder and manslaughter; R v F, Birmingham Crown Court (murder); R v A, Cambridge Crown Court (murder); R v K, Central Criminal Court (conspiracy to murder) attack carried out by throwing acid in an honour-based revenged attack. Fraud: Operation CIVILIAN: £137m fraud investigation by HMRC. Operation Veneer (£150m fraud investigation being prosecution by HMRC). R v A, multi-million pound global conspiracy to distribute counterfeit pharmaceuticals. One of the largest MHRA prosecutions and a very high cost case; R v G, fraud involving over a million pounds of counterfeit designer clothes; R v G, ‘boiler room’ fraud. Involved the dishonest sale of company shares to UK investors by an offshore brokerage. Extent of fraud – £4,000,000; R v S, (cyber fraud) multi-million pound fraud carried out worldwide through notorious ‘dark market’ website. Joint investigation by SOCA, FBI and US Secret Service; R v A (money laundering) £69,000,000 money laundering through money-exchange bureau; R v M, Croydon Crown Court (cyber fraud) £44,000,000 banking fraud. Investigated by FBI and SOCA. Very high cost case.
Trained Chambers of Lord Gifford QC, 1 Mitre Court Buildings, Temple, London; qualified 2001; partner 2010. Following his call to the Bar in 2001, Manoj practiced at the independent bar where he was a tenant at 1 Mitre Court Buildings, Chambers of Lord Gifford QC.
Lloyds PR Solicitors team is led by Prasad Palihawadana, Harsha Rupasinghe and Manoj Rupasinghe , with the practice working across a host of different case types ranging from joint enterprise murder, modern slavery and terrorist offences to international sex trafficking and conspiracy to manage brothels. The firm also advises individuals caught up in allegations of fraud, bribery, cyber-crime and confiscation. The ‘outstanding‘ Ieva Giedraityte and ‘shining star‘ Mohsin Ariff are also highly recommended.