John Veale | Recent Work

A Sample of Recent Work

 

John’s work encompasses considerable cross-over between regulatory, tax, criminal, civil and asset forfeiture legislation.

As such he is ideally placed to provide individual and corporate clients with a ‘fully rounded’ legal view considering both civil and criminal liability issues when dispensing advice.

A small sample of recent work includes:

  • Numerous complex regulatory cases – Trading Standards, Health & Safety, Environment Agency, Food Safety, Fire Safety & FCA Investigations.
  • Representation before the Football Association Independent Regulatory Commission on behalf of professionals in football.
  • Acting for accountants, doctors and solicitors in relation to regulatory and criminal investigations.
  • Acting in numerous Civil Tax Enquiries and Investigations conducted by HMRC including on behalf of various non-domiciled clients.
  • Numerous large-scale VAT fraud cases ranging from VAT losses of £50 million to £182 million.
  • Conducting numerous appeal proceedings before the Tax Tribunal including Kittel Notice and VAT Assessment appeals.
  • Advisory work for corporate clients in relation to bribery & corruption, money laundering and proceeds of crime matters.
  • Multi-million pounds Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA 2002) cases.
  • Account Freezing Orders and Property Freezing Orders pursuant to POCA 2002.
  • Multi-million pounds Insolvency Service ‘live company’ investigation involving overseas entities.
  • Large scale multi-million pounds mortgage fraud investigations.
  • Bribery & corruption investigations and prosecutions.
  • Acting in a prosecution for gross negligence manslaughter.
  • Acting in a FBI backed prosecution for attempted importation of IED.

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